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A recent survey reveals that only 16% of adults aged 50 and over in England say they check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet, with women being less likely to check every time (12% vs 20% of men). more

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Public Health England’s (PHE) latest national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign highlights blood in urine as a key symptom of bladder and kidney cancers. The campaign encourages everyone to ‘look before they flush’ and visit their GP without delay if more

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The campaign, run by NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care, will also reach out to African communities, highlighting the vast range of opportunities available in the NHS for potential new recruits. Initially, the campaign puts a more

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We are looking for African and Caribbean kidney or bladder cancer survivors to share their story to help others understand the possible signs of these cancers as part of a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign. more

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A new survey reveals that women were more likely to know the three most common signs of a stroke compared to men, despite men being at a higher risk of having a stroke at a younger age than women. more

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Many people of African heritage are protected against malaria by inheriting a particular version of a gene, a large-scale study has shown. more

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Public Health England’s statistics show that over a third (38%) of first time strokes happen in middle aged adults (between the ages of 40 – 69). More first time strokes are now occurring at an earlier age compared to a decade ago and black people more

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Millions of parents in the United Kingdom could get more convenient and timely expert advice if their child has a minor illness by opting to go to their local pharmacist first instead of the GP. more

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The black community is being urged to take part in a groundbreaking consultation, which is proposing fundamental changes to help increase the number of organ donors in United Kingdom, and potentially save the lives of hundreds of black people. more

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Londoners are being urged to avoid unnecessary trips to Hospital Accident & Emergency (A&E) units by getting help from an enhanced National Health Service (NHS) 111 service, which now offers a wider range of clinical services in the capital than ever more

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UK-based Consultant Physician and Geriatrician - Dr. Adewale James Alegbeleye has published a book which provides a new dimensional approach to having good health. The book - The 6D of Health, focuses on the six domains of health: Physical, Social, more

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Baroness Floella Benjamin and former Holby City star - Chizzy Akudolu are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to participate in a new survey by Public Health England (PHE) in conjunction with Black and Asian media, to understand more

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Employment Law practitioner - Dr Abbey Akinoshun holds a seminar on 'Avoiding NMC pitfalls' on Saturday 2nd December 2017 in London. more

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Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect the three million eligible children from flu this winter. more

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The LBBD Sickle Cell Centre holds its 1st Annual Dinner and Awards Evening on Saturday 30 September 2017. more

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Have you been coughing for three weeks or more? Tell your doctor? more

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British soul singer and actress, Beverley Knight MBE, has been announced as a Patron of the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity, Terrence Higgins Trust. A vocal supporter of HIV awareness and the work of Terrence Higgins Trust following the more

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Dr Phillip Abiola is a Macmillan GP and the clinical cancer lead in Newham CCG. He has been a GP, working in London, for 16 years and is passionate about promoting early diagnosis and cancer screening as well as raising awareness of cardiovascular more

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Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor. more

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Looking for amazing people living with heart disease or lung cancer survivors to share their story. Sharing your story could inspire others to recognise the symptoms and seek urgent medical help. more

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