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Processed meats are linked to cancer

Eating just 50g of processed meat a day (which is less than two slices of bacon) increases the risk of developing bowel cancer, according to an authoritative report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).  Bowel cancer is the third-most common type of the disease world-wide and is responsible for over 16,000 deaths a year … Read more

More than 11 moles on an arm may indicate skin cancer risk

The mass media have reported on a new study published  this week that found people with 11 or more moles on their arm were likely to have over 100 moles on their body – a known risk factor for the melanoma type of skin cancer. The study, published in the British Journal of Dermatology, used data from 3,000 … Read more

"I owe my life to personal medical assessments delivered by Healthy Performance"

Blood Pressure

“I OWE MY LIFE to Thames Water’s personal medical assessments that were delivered by Healthy Performance”. They are the words of Paul Alexander, health and safety training co-ordinator at Thames Water. Back in July, Paul was preparing to go on holiday with his wife and daughter. However, before he went away and enjoyed his week … Read more