Taking the pee?

If you see any sign of blood in your urine, even if it is just once, it could be a sign of cancer, a public health campaign warns.

Kidney cancer diagnoses have risen by a third in the past 10 years in England.

And the death toll has increased by 7%, with about 3,500 people dying from kidney cancer in England in 2011.

Public Health England (PHE) says the rise is linked to unhealthy lifestyles – smoking and obesity both raise the risk of kidney cancer – but early diagnosis could drive down death rates.

Full article can be viewed here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24517403.

Healthy Performance offer a urinalysis test as part of our Health Screening options for employees, covering blood, glucose, protein and ketones – http://www.healthyperformance.co.uk/services/employee-health-screening/.