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hVIVO is helping protect the over 60s from common viral infections

A new clinical study is looking at how healthy people aged 60-75 years old respond to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections - and you can help.

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18th Mar 2019
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Jean: The impact of gifts in Wills

How research helped Jean Bayliss beat her cancer and pledge her support for Cancer Research UK.

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4th Mar 2019
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What Cancer Research UK does

Pledge to Cancer Research UK and you can help continue life-saving research.

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4th Mar 2019
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How gifts in Wills make a difference

Gifts in Wills provide the essential support needed to conduct research and make a positive impact for people living with cancer.

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4th Mar 2019
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Edd: How pledges make breakthroughs possible

Dr Edd James, a Cancer Research UK scientist, researches how the immune system can be harnessed to fight cancer.

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4th Mar 2019
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How to leave a gift in your Will

Make your pledge to leave a gift in your Will and help beat cancer sooner for future generations

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4th Mar 2019
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Making things simpler with Cancer Research UK's free Will writing service

Leaving a gift to a charity in your Will is a great way to leave a positive legacy behind, here’s our easy guide to ensure the causes dearest to you continue to benefit after you've gone.

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4th Mar 2019
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Antiques and heirlooms and the fight against cancer

Pledge to leave your antiques to Cancer Research UK in your Will and you could save lives for generations to come

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4th Mar 2019
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Jo: A personal reason to pledge

Jo Williamson has been a Cancer Research UK supporter for more than 20 years and has pledged a gift in his Will to help the charity continue its crucial work.

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4th Mar 2019
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Then and now – the difference that cancer research makes

Following a century of progress, you can fund the future of Cancer Research UK

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4th Mar 2019
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Health > General Health

Relieving joint pain and inflammation

What causes muscle and joint pain? We start to creak as we age but that doesn't mean we have to accept the discomfort.

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13th Feb 2019
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Essential foods to keep men healthy

Rob Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition takes a look at some simple food changes men can make to help them live longer and healthier lives.

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12th Feb 2019
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Does cannabis cure cancer? We asked an expert

David Robert Grimes challenges the misconception that cannabis has 'unreported' healing powers that reduce tumours and cure cancer.

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6th Feb 2019
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Six diet swaps to lower cholesterol

Comfort foods come with a high cholesterol cost! Check out these alternatives to your weekly shop indulgences and reap the health rewards.

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28th Jan 2019
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10 things you might not know about unhealthy eating

Ever wondered why we crave the things that are really, really aren't good for us. Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa has some surprising answers.

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25th Jan 2019
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Prince Philip, a prime example of how winter sun is a danger to drivers and how to eliminate the risk

Tips on how to protect yourself and your eyes from low winter sun and stay safe on the roads through the winter months.

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18th Jan 2019
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Easy food swaps to tackle the effects of stress

Stress can compromise nutrient intake by influencing appetite, food choice and depleting the body of micronutrients. Here are some tips to help make the right food choices.

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15th Jan 2019
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How to prevent a cold or lessen the symptoms

A poll of 2,000 adults, commissioned by wellbeing brand Healthspan, found the cold and dark winter months result in an increase in illnesses, a lower mood and an overall lack of motivation.

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11th Jan 2019
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Looking after your grandchild's teeth

We may be long in the tooth but our knowledge of oral and tooth care leaves a lot to be desired. Here are some tips for helping your grandchildren.

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9th Jan 2019
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Protect your eyes on the slopes

Are you hitting the slopes this winter? You may have spent the last few weeks checking out the piste or the cheese fondue, but have you fully considered how you will protect your eyes during your trip?

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5th Dec 2018
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Six diet swaps to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease but by changing the way you eat and adopting healthy lifestyle habits you can reverse the risk and improve your levels. Read our six tips for reducing cholesterol levels.

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4th Dec 2018
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Understanding how sleep patterns change as we age

Disrupted sleep can not only ruin your day but also your health. Here are our eight top tips for ensuring a restful sleep

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29th Nov 2018
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World diabetes day

World diabetes day aims to spread awareness about diabetes. The cause, prevention and impact it has on people's lives.

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15th Nov 2018
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Six essential food and nutrition time savers for busy carers

Rob Hobson looks at six ways to maintain a nutritious, healthy diet if you are a busy carer with limited time to cook and look after yourself.

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13th Nov 2018
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Three serious eye conditions accelerated by diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of preventable sight loss in the UK and doubles the chance of developing a cataract. Here we highlight the three sight-related issues associated with the condition.

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12th Nov 2018
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How Pharmacy2U works

There are many ways you can benefit from using an online repeat prescription service like Pharmacy2U and convenience is just one of them.

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12th Nov 2018
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How Pharmacy2U helps me maintain my busy life despite a serious condition

Keira Radice lives with a serious, long-term health condition. Here she explains how using the free home delivery prescription service from Pharmacy2U has enabled her to better manage her health and the freedom to live a more active life.

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12th Nov 2018
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How I manage hypertension and diabetes thanks to Pharmacy2U

Brian Bilverstone explains why he finds the Pharmacy2U NHS repeat prescription service so useful in managing hypertension and diabetes.

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12th Nov 2018
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Tips to diminish the power of anxiety

Anxiety is a serious health condition - don’t suffer in silence. Dr Alexandra Phelan offers some strategies to help with persistent worries.

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12th Nov 2018
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The changing face of prescriptions

Find out how free home delivery of NHS prescriptions from Pharmacy2U is providing convenience and peace of mind for people managing long-term health conditions.

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12th Nov 2018
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