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HRT & Breast Cancer Study

You may have picked up on the news that a recent study has highlighted an increased risk of breast cancer for women using hormone replacement therapy. I recently did an interview with Paul Ross on TalkRadio that may help you better assess the risk but please go and see your GP if you are worried.

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My New Women’s Health Clinic

I am just putting the final touches to setting up a private women’s health clinic in central London if you would like to know more or register your interest please drop us an email and we will keep you posted. We will be adding a dedicated clinic section to the site once the clinic is up and running so watch …

How many calories do you really consume?

A report this week from the Government’s Behavioural Insights Team suggests that many of us are underestimating just how many calories we consume on a daily basis. I don’t think that’s because we are deliberately lying but I think it’s more that we forget to include the snacks between meals and those calories really can stack up. In fact it …

Gloucestershire antibiotic prescribing down 8%

There is real concern in the medical world that we are running out of new antibiotics and as more resistant bugs, like MRSA and clostridium difficile, emerge this could have disastrous consequences for the health of the nation. Just 100 years ago, before the widespread use of antibiotics, life expectancy was much shorter than today and people didn’t die of …

Should the NHS be paying £87 million on paracetamol?

It’s a staggering figure isn’t it? But it’s true the NHS pays £87 million pounds a year on paracetamol. Today’s headlines are full of the scandal of the price per prescription being £3.83 compared to just 25pence a box for paracetamol bought from a supermarket. To be fair we are not really comparing like with like here as a box …

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Is it the Governments Job to Tackle Obesity?

Below is the clip broadcast on Sunday Morning Live on BBC1 For those of you who have followed my blog and other videos you will know the message, however it is so important I urge everyone to watch and take action if their lifestyle is taking toll on their health.

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LBC Show Sex and Relationships

For a change I hosted the sex and relationships show on LBC last week and have included a link to the latter part of the show HERE sex drive was the topic under discussion and is worth a listen if you are concerned or want to know more.