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A Physiotherapist’s Seven Tips to Help Prevent Joint Pain

A Physiotherapist’s Seven Tips to Help Prevent Joint Pain

It is estimated that approximately 15 per cent of the UK population suffer with chronic joint pain at any given time. Regional joint pain — knee and hip joint pain — is even more common with 25 [...]

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New prostate cancer breakthrough

New prostate cancer breakthrough

Whenever there is a significant breakthrough in the treatment of cancer, I always feel a sense of relief. As a condition that plagues our lifetime, new and promising therapies are always greatly [...]

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Lifestyle is key to lowering heart disease risk

Lifestyle is key to lowering heart disease risk

The majority of diseases, though, can be described as multifactorial. This means they’re due to a combination of factors, including genetics, lifestyle and the environment around us.

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Pharmaceutical giants threaten government with industry exodus

Pharmaceutical giants threaten government with industry exodus

It’s worrying to hear that the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), representing global pharmaceutical giants including GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Roche and [...]

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The heart and mental health connection

The heart and mental health connection

I don’t know how many of you have seen the telephone call between Prince Harry and Lady Gaga, where they spoke about their struggles with mental health.

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Exercise is key to a healthy mind after 50

Exercise is key to a healthy mind after 50

The review, published in the BMJ’s British Journal of Sports Medicine, examined the data from 39 separate studies to assess whether physical exercise in adults over 50 had any outcome on [...]

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10 tips to get the most out of your doctor’s visit

10 tips to get the most out of your doctor’s visit

I don’t know about you, but for me, going to the doctor feels a bit like a task. It’s not that I don’t like my doctor, but sometimes I feel that the little bit of time I get to discuss my health [...]

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