5 March 2018 – 1 in 10 women of reproductive age in the UK suffer from endometriosis – that’s approximately 1.5 million women. This figure is comparable to the number of women living with diabetes in the UK. – It is thought 176 million women worldwide are living with the condition. – Endometriosis costs the … More Endometriosis Week: Know the signs and symptoms
February 14, 2018 If you think back to the last time you talked to your doctor, did you come away from the doctors office wondering what about half of what was said actually meant? If you think you heard a lot of medical “mumbo jumbo” then you are not alone. It’s a frequent problem – … More What on earth are comorbidities?
February 6 GirlTrek are a public health nonprofit for African-American women and girls in the United States. They encourage women to use walking as a practical first step to inspire healthy living, families, and communities. As women organize walking teams, they mobilize community members to support monthly advocacy efforts and lead a civil rights-inspired health … More GirlTrek: How one organisation is getting black women and girls walking
Some fantastic opportunities for people to ‘ask me anything’ to doctors and experts on a range of subjects have been announced on the HealthUnlocked network. The Ask Me Anythings (#AMAs) provide access to expert and clinical information outside of the traditional consulting room. The AMAs will be live Q&As for a whole hour and open … More New Ask Me Anythings on a range of subjects announced on the HealthUnlocked platform
29 December Throughout December we have open the door on 24 health conditions for the HealthUnlocked advent campaign. Each day we have delved into some of the diseases and conditions that affect millions of people across the world. Some you may have heard of before, whilst other health conditions may have been new to you. … More Did you miss any of the HealthUnlocked Advent Calender?