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June 13, 2018The role of Vitamin D in your body

Unlike most vitamins, vitamin D acts more like a hormone than a vitamin in your body. Every cell in your body has a receptor for it, including the immune cells. Vitamin D acts to regulate the calcium and phosphate levels in the body, helping keep your bones, teeth and muscles healthy. Vitamin D deficiency is […]

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April 12, 20186 signs you’re not getting enough Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is the energy vitamin. It helps make DNA (the genetic material in all cells), nerve and blood cells, and is vital for maintaining a healthy brain and immune system. But deficiency is fairly common – around 1 in 10 UK adults are thought to be deficient.  So, what are the symptoms of a […]

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April 9, 2018Bowel Cancer Awareness

April is Bowel Cancer UK’s annual Bowel Cancer Awareness Month campaign, used as a vehicle to help raise awareness of bowel cancer.  Although there has been a great deal in the news about other types of cancer (most notably prostate and ovarian), bowel cancer tends to get far less coverage even though it is treatable […]

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September 13, 2017NEW – Comprehensive Female Health Package available for a limited time

There are a number of conditions which scientific research indicates women are more likely to develop than men – there are also some which women and men are equally susceptible to.  That’s why, following the advice of our panel of Medical experts, we are pleased to be able to offer two brand new packages – […]

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NEW – Comprehensive Male Health Package available for a limited time

There are a number of conditions which scientific research indicates men are more likely to develop than women – there are also some which men and women are equally susceptible to.  That’s why, following the advice of our panel of Medical experts, we are pleased to be able to offer two brand new packages – […]

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August 23, 2017World Heart Day

The World Heart Federation’s annual World Heart Day falls on 29th September this year.  The day is part of an international campaign to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke prevention. High blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose levels and a lack of exercise or unhealthy diet are all factors which can trigger heart disease and increase […]

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June 15, 2017Sun Awareness Campaign

Sun Awareness is the British Association of Dermatologists’ (BAD) annual campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer.  Running from April to September, the campaign combines both detection and prevention advice. Through the campaign, BAD aim to encourage people to regularly self-examine for skin cancer, and to educate people about the dangers of […]

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June 1, 2017Diabetes – do you know the warning signs?

The number of people in the UK currently living with diabetes is around 3.5 million, but it is estimated that a further half a million people are yet to be diagnosed.  This means that a staggering 1 in 16 of us living in the UK have diabetes – that’s about 6% of the UK population. […]

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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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December 13, 2016Healthier, happier, more productive lives – Bluecrest Screening

All business who choose Bluecrest to provide health screening services for their staff can have mental health assessments included at no extra charge. This is particularly relevant as there is more and more evidence backing up the importance of addressing mental health – and the most proactive employers recognise their responsibilities in this area.   […]

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