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Bad for your health: What can be done about Britain’s long hours’ culture?
Guest Blog from Working Families Recent research by Working Families shows that parents are having to work longer than their contracted hours on a regular basis¹, with fathers putting in the longest hours. This is despite fathers wanting to play a greater … Continue reading
Do you ‘Know your Numbers’?
Guest Blog by Katharine Jenner, Chief Executive at Blood Pressure UK High blood pressure is the UK’s biggest silent killer with 16 million people in the country suffering from the condition. Worryingly though, as it is symptomless, only half of … Continue reading
Fatigue after stroke: so common, yet so little understood
Guest blog by Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association For many reasons, we can all experience the normal type of fatigue that will usually resolve with rest. It could be due to a bad night’s sleep, or … Continue reading
Posted in Health and Wellbeing, Patients, Research, Stroke, Stroke Awareness Month, Work Tagged Dr Anna Kuppuswamy, Dr Shamim Quadir, fatigue, Nottingham Fatigue After Stroke (NotFast), Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscienc, stroke, Stroke Association, University College London, University of Nottingham Leave a comment
Can just 10 minutes a day can benefit heart health?
Guest Blog by Dr Mike Knapton, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation. This February the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is urging people to take just 10 minutes a day during Heart Month to help cut their risk of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged BHF, British Heart Foundation, CVD, diet, Dr Mike Knapton, excercise, healthy lifestyle, Heart Attack, Heart Month, stroke Leave a comment
Action on Stroke Month closes on a high
Guest blog by Dr Clare Walton, Research Communications Officer at The Stroke Association Today marks the end of Action on Stroke Month 2013 and what an amazing month it’s been! We’ve seen more than 100 community fairs, thousands of people taking … Continue reading
High-tech stroke recovery aids? More likely than you may think
May is ‘Action on Stroke Month‘ which is all about reaching out to stroke survivors and carers to help raise awareness of stroke. In a series of blog posts this month from the Stroke Association Dr Clare Walton, Research Communications Officer writes … Continue reading
Posted in Action on Stroke Month, Patients, Technology Tagged Action on Stroke Month, stroke, Stroke Association, survival Leave a comment
Action on Stroke Month is here.
Guest blog post by Dr Dale Webb, Director of Research and Information, Stroke Association Action on Stroke Month is all about reaching out to stroke survivors and carers to help raise awareness of stroke. For further information please see http://www.stroke.org.uk/strokemonth Action on … Continue reading
Posted in Stroke Awareness Month Tagged awareness, Patients, stroke Leave a comment
Magic bullet they said would never happen
The Daily Mail reports today that trials of a magic bullet medicine – a polypill – are underway in London. It’s a pill that combines medication for raised blood pressure, high cholesterol and to reduce blood clotting. The sceptics said … Continue reading
Posted in Drugs Tagged heart disease, polypill, risk, stroke Leave a comment
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