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As well as interesting informational articles, you’ll find practical posts that will help you to tackle common challenges many of our clients and their families have encountered over the years.

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Men's Health

Let’s face it men are known to be more indifferent towards their health, especially when compared to the efforts of women, who proactively and publicly address their health issues in a way not traditionally seen with men. As a result, today the levels of awareness, understanding and funding for support of male health issues, like prostate cancer, lag significantly behind causes such as...

Ovarian Cancer

Often referred to as the silent killer, ovarian cancer presents with symptoms that can easily be confused with other health problems. The key to diagnosis is “Persistent, Frequent and New Symptoms”. 7000 women are diagnosed every year in the UK with ovarian cancer but the average GP may see one case of ovarian cancer every...

Prostate

Every man has one, it's important for their sex life, yet few men know anything about their prostate or what can go wrong with it. According to a survey of men aged 45 and over by the Prostate Cancer Charity (PCC), 70% of them knew nothing about their prostate or the symptoms of prostate cancer. The prostate, found only in men, is located below the...

Why are men reluctant to seek medical help?

A survey carried out by Everyman Male Cancer Charity suggested that nearly twice as many men as women had not visited their Doctors in the past year. Evidence suggests fewer men go to the Dentist or the Pharmacist for advice and information, or attend clinics, although men are more likely to end up in hospital because they...
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