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The Impact of Movember

The Impact of Movember

2019 UNITED KINGDOM FINANCIAL SNAPSHOT £12.8 million raised for Movember 2019 in the United Kingdom. 70.6% of funds raised allocated to men's health projects. In 2019, Mo Bros and Mo Sisters from across the United Kingdom helped us raise £12.8 million for Movember....

Covid-19: Global coronavirus cases pass 50 million

Covid-19: Global coronavirus cases pass 50 million

The total of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged past 50 million following record numbers of new cases in several countries. More than 1.25 million people have now died after contracting the virus, according to Johns Hopkins university. But the numbers are thought...

New drug gives hope to migraine sufferers

New drug gives hope to migraine sufferers

A recent study by Monash University has shown the effectiveness of a migraine drug called Erenumab (Aimovig) for chronic sufferers, which sadly remains unaffordable for most patients. Involving 170 patients living with frequent, severe migraine attacks (chronic...

What Foods Can Lower Cholesterol?

What Foods Can Lower Cholesterol?

There comes a point in everyone’s life when you should consider your cholesterol levels, and according to Helen Bond, dietitian and nutrition consultant to Benecol which makes foods fortified with plant stanol ester, that point probably comes earlier than you might...

Second lockdown will take heavy toll on mental health, charities warn

Second lockdown will take heavy toll on mental health, charities warn

A month-long national lockdown in winter will take a heavy toll on people's mental health, charities fear. Paul Farmer, chief executive of mental health charity Mind, says it could be "the greatest test of our mental health this year”, not just for the public but for...

Covid: PM warns of virus deaths ‘twice as bad’ as spring

Covid: PM warns of virus deaths ‘twice as bad’ as spring

Covid-19 deaths could be twice as high over the winter as they were in the first wave of the pandemic, PM Boris Johnson is expected to warn MPs later. In a Commons statement he will say there is "no alternative" as he seeks to win support for a planned four-week...

Figures lay bare toll of pandemic on UK children’s mental health

Figures lay bare toll of pandemic on UK children’s mental health

The children’s commissioner for England and leading psychiatrists have raised the alarm about young people’s mental health during the pandemic, as figures suggest a sharp rise in reports of sleep problems, eating disorders and self-harm. A Guardian investigation into...

Heart research breakthroughs this autumn

Heart research breakthroughs this autumn

The European Society of Cardiology Congress, Europe’s biggest heart conference, was no exception. This year, our researchers presented their ground-breaking research into heart and circulatory diseases to a truly global audience. Across the weekend a record breaking...