February 04, 2016
"Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by almost 10% in the last decade, although the number of cases is still going up, new figures show.
Analysis by Cancer Research UK found that 284 out of every 100,000 people in the UK died from cancer in 2013 (around 162,000 people), down from 312 in every 100,000 a decade ago.
The slump is largely due to improvements in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
January 25, 2016
RNIB is launching a new community of blind and partially sighted people, and their supporters called RNIB Connect, to meet and connect with others, provide and also receive support from people who have had similar experiences, get involved with local service planning and delivery, campaign on matters that are important and help to shape the community where they live
January 19, 2016
Millions of people in the UK get defrauded in this way every year.
Get Safe Online would like to help you protect yourself against becoming one of them.
January 18, 2016
Over three quarters of Brits are unaware of the recommended minimum amount of physical activity needed every week and are not keen to get active.
January 15, 2016
A collection of news items, information, and details of events and initiatives which will be of interest to people who have experience with mental health issues in Kensington and Chelsea and/or Queen's Park / Paddington area.
January 13, 2016
Healthy Hearts is the new Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Service for the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster. The service is commissioned by the Three Borough Public Health Team and provided by Thrive Tribe.
We all know our pet dogs can hear things that we can't and you may have a rough idea of how bats hear. But have you ever wondered how a human's hearing compares to other animals, such as a cow or a chicken? Well we have spent time researching the hearing ranges of a number of common animals to see who has the best ears.
January 08, 2016
Any level of regular drinking can put a person's health at risk, according to official new guidance on alcohol consumption.
The new recommendations are based on scientific evidence which shows that alcohol can increase the risk of developing cancer, in addition to other health problems caused by binge-drinking.
December 30, 2015
Vitamin D is known as the 'sunlight vitamin' as we get most of our vitamin D from sunlight on our skin.
December 21, 2015
Westminster Time Credits are a community currency that recognises and celebrates the valuable time people give to their community and encourages more new people to get involved in volunteering.