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Seven ways for women to improve their heart health!

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March 20, 2014

In the years after the menopause the risk to women of getting heart disease significantly increases.  You may also be interested to know that heart disease is three times more likely to kill women in the UK than breast cancer. Bluecrest Health screening have put together the following list of ways to protect yourself. 1.  
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Prostate Cancer and PSA (prostate specific antigen) testing.

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February 21, 2014

What is the Prostate? The prostate gland is only found in men, is the size and shape of a walnut and lies beneath the bladder, and surrounds the tube the passes urine and semen. It’s job is to make some of the fluid that carries sperm, called semen. There are three common problems that affect
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Reducing Cancer Risk through Diet

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February 19, 2014

It is known that you can reduce your risk of developing cancer through living a healthy lifestyle. Although there are no proven ways of preventing cancer, you can reduce your risk of getting it. A healthy lifestyle is defined by the following: -          Maintaining a healthy weight -          Eating a healthy and balanced diet -         
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6 ways to help in the fight against gout.

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February 6, 2014

Gout can be an extremely painful condition.  It is a form of arthritis which is most prominent in the feet and toes.  The affected toes can become stiff, painful and inflamed. Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid forming crystals in the joints of the body. An excess level of uric acid can
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Atrial Fibrillation and the Arrhythmia Alliance – Latest News

Peter Blencowe

February 5, 2014

Atrial Fibrillation in the news again today:   The Arrythmia Alliance was featured on BBC news this morning, commenting on NEW procedures to assist people who suffer from Atrial Fibrillation (AF). See http://www.heartrhythmcharity.org.uk/www/index.php and http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01rqyr1 The piece mentioned the fact that there are no symptoms at all for many people who have AF and “more often
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More Than A Million UK Citizens Affected By Atrial Fibrillation

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January 31, 2014

Sometimes you need a large number in a report to pay attention to what is being said. No matter how serious the condition is or how badly it can affect people, there is a need for the size of the problem to be stated before too many people will start to pay attention to it.
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Rates of gout in UK ‘soaring’ according to BBC

Peter Blencowe

January 16, 2014

The BBC News today reported concerning news regarding rates of Gout in the UK. Gout is just one of many health conditions covered in a Bluecrest Health Screening “MOT” The BBC report comments that 1 in 40 people in the UK is affected by gout and righty mentions that: The disease can be countered by
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GP and Health Screening Services

Peter Blencowe

January 12, 2014

GP Services – and news relating to Health Screening customers The Royal College of GPs has warned that more patients will be forced to wait a week or more in 2014 because of a shortage of GPs.  This announcement has received significant media coverage. Please find below the key points from their recent announcement: 26.2
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5 Fad Diets To Avoid This New Year

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January 11, 2014

The start of a New Year is always a time when people look to lose some weight. Whether this is to burn off the excess calories that were consumed over the festive period or to ensure that there is a new focus to a fitter and healthier year, this is the perfect time of year
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Sugar Ruins Our Health!

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January 3, 2014

Sugar Ruins Our Health! How can something so sweet have such a negative impact on our lives? It is a question that many people ask themselves, but it is one that has to be asked. Sugar may be viewed as a harmless sweet treat and an important part in so many of our favourite dishes
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