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“DON’T SIT ON IT – SAY SOMETHING”

Warwickshire GP warns against ignoring prostate cancer symptoms in light of new report   A Warwickshire GP is warning men not to ignore symptoms of prostate cancer following a report which revealed deaths from the disease have now overtaken breast cancer for the first...

KEEPING OUR BRAINS HEALTHY

We often talk about the importance of our diet in maintaining a healthy weight, protecting us against disease and improving our sense of well-being. But perhaps a less common discussion is the one about the impact of our diet on our brains. The human brain is an...

IS WINE O’CLOCK TAKING ITS TOLL?

Recent article published by Dr Foster in Woman magazine which highlights the fact that alcohol is the sixth biggest cause of serious illness for those in their 50s and 60s.   Read the full article here:  Baby boomers and...

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY ON YOUR DAILY COMMUTE

If you’re a frequent flyer or commuter then you will understand how exhausting and unwell it can make you feel. The majority of us travel every day, whether for work or leisure, on a train or plane, or by walking or cycling. Although we all take different modes of...

LEAMINGTON GP WELCOMES DIABETES CHECKS FOR OVER-40s

A Warwickshire GP who specialises in the treatment of diabetics has welcomed new national guidance that everyone over the age of 40 should have a diabetes risk assessment. The updated guidance from the National Institute for Care and Excellence (NICE) sees the 1.7...

GP BACKS CALL FOR DEMENTIA AWARENESS

A Warwickshire GP is urging people to be aware of the potential link between depression in old age and the early onset of dementia. Dr Nick Tait, who divides his time between his Leamington NHS surgery and TFJ Private GP Services, a private medical group of doctors...

GP URGES STUDENTS TO TAKE UP MENINGITIS JAB OFFER

As students get set to start university next month, a local GP is urging them to take up the offer to be vaccinated against the deadly meningitis infection. Dr Nick Tait, who divides his time between his Leamington NHS surgery and TFJ Private GP Services, a private...

THE PERILS OF NOT GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP

Many effects of a lack of sleep, such as feeling grumpy and not working at your best, are well known. But sleep deprivation can also have profound consequences on your physical health. Sleep isn’t shut down. While you rest, your brain stays busy, overseeing a wide...

THE HEALTH COSTS OF STRESS

With statistics suggesting one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime and reports, such as that by not-for-profit health insurance company BHSF, stating two thirds of the UK’s working population are kept awake by stress at...