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January 16, 2017Blue Monday – but should it be known as that?

Someone very clever came back with a very popular concept that we see publicised every year around this time. Apparently “Blue Monday” is classified as the most depressing time of the year – and there is even a formula that is supposed to explain why: …and, of course, there can be many things that make […]

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December 28, 2016“How are you” Health Quiz – 2017 new year resolutions

Middle-aged people in England face a health crisis because of unhealthy lifestyles, according to experts Desk jobs, fast food and the daily grind are taking their toll, according to Public Health England. 8 in every 10 people aged 40 to 60 in England are “overweight, drink too much or get too little exercise” Clinical adviser, Professor […]

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November 30, 2016Heart Failure – new research & information about screening and health monitoring

New cardiology research Bluecrest Health Screening continues to review all new articles, evidence and research on preventive health conditions – as our goal is to ensure that people can take control of their health.  Health Screenings can help people take stock of their current health condition and make any adjustments needed, so they live healthier, […]

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December 3, 2013New research on stroke prevention

It has long been generally accepted that lifestyle factors are a crucial element of stroke prevention.  Bluecrest Health Screening welcomes recent research that helps expand understanding of treatment implications as a result. Whilst some organisations have promoted the impression that  surgery can have beneficial effects, this research indicates that there are frequently far more beneficial […]

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September 15, 2013Can exercise cause a stroke?

It was interesting to read that Andrew Marr blames his recent stroke on overworking and an intensive session on the rowing machine.  We all think all types of exercise is beneficial, but can it be the case, that too much exercise, or the wrong type of exercise can in fact be bad for us? There […]

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August 23, 2013Lack of exercise a ticking timebomb for young childrens’ health

Whilst it’s hardly new to hear that young children are not getting enough exercise, Bluecrest Health Screening is concerned to read new research suggesting that girls are less active than boys with only 1 in 3 managing an hour’s exercise or more daily. With good and bad habits formed at a young age, it could […]

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August 20, 2013Bluecrest’s top 5 foods to boost your circulatory system

  All at Bluecrest Health Screening take their nutrition seriously and we thought we’d share some of our top 5 superfoods to help boost your circulatory system. 1 Watermelon As well as being a powerful anti-oxidant bursting with lycopene (also try pink grapefruit), L-citrulline is also believed to help the body make proteins and also  […]

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August 8, 2013Exercise, a healthy lifestyle, Bluecrest health screening and heart disease

Exercise, Health Screening and Heart Disease We all know the benefits of understanding your health risks and adopting a healthy lifestyle.  However, Bluecrest Health Screening notes some NEW research at Imperial College London and University College London, also published recently in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, which relates to heart disease risk and lifestyle. […]

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August 7, 2013Bluecrest’s top 5 tips for exercising in the heat

After one of the coldest springs on record, the summer has for the most part turned out to be a hot one.  All of us exercising at Bluecrest Health Screening have been struggling through the heat in order to keep to our health regimes and we thought we’d share our top 5 tips for exercising […]

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