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More then 50% of employees think their health and wellbeing is neglected

A recent study conducted by Investors in People has highlighted that 54% of employees who were polled believe that their employer does not have any regard for their health. The survey results were taken from more than 3,000 employees and some reported that the feeling of neglect within the workplace left them feeling undervalued and … Read moreMore then 50% of employees think their health and wellbeing is neglected

Social smokers are still at risk of heart disease

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) have stated that smoking just one cigarette can triple the risk of a person dying from heart disease when compared to a person who has never smoked. The research that has been conducted indicates that part time or social smokers are kidding themselves with regards to their health. Furthermore, there … Read moreSocial smokers are still at risk of heart disease

Help your employees wellbeing – beating the Winter Blues

The old adage states that a happy worker is a productive worker.  The nights might be getting shorter but, what if some of your employees are suffering from the Winter Blues? Around 3 to 6% of people in the UK are thought to experience SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). However, what might be surprising is that over … Read moreHelp your employees wellbeing – beating the Winter Blues

New NHS draft guidelines call for millions to be put on statins

Whilst death rates have been declining over recent years, cardiovascular disease is still the number 1 killer in the UK.   In defence of this, people are given cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to protect them against heart attacks and strokes,  The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) says the scope for offering this treatment should be … Read moreNew NHS draft guidelines call for millions to be put on statins

Vitamin C can increase the effectiveness of Chemotherapy

A new study in the Science Translational Medicine magazine has urged governments to fund large-scale clinical trials following research that injected vitamin C could be a low-cost treatment for ovarian and other cancers. Clinical trials on vitamin C taken orally has shown that the human body excretes vitamin C quickly. Researchers have injected vitamin C into human … Read moreVitamin C can increase the effectiveness of Chemotherapy