Posts for health

Devon Council promotes healthy weight within the county

From Devon County Council: Devon County Council has become the first council in the South West to sign a Local Government Declaration to promote healthy weight across the county through […]

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Heart attack survivor thanks ambulance staff

. A father-of-four has been reunited with the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) crew who saved his life when he had a heart attack at his local […]

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Ambulance staff to trial body cameras in Exeter and Plymouth

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) has agreed to trial body-worn video cameras to better protect our ambulance crews against violence and aggression. Crews in Exeter, Plymouth and […]

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Babies’ own genes play part in when they are born

From University of Exeter: A large genetic study involving data from Exeter mothers and babies reveals new insights into pregnancy duration and the timing of delivery. When a woman is […]

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Devon first aid team asks for help

By Frank Bath: SWFAST is a small first aid team that is based in Torrington but provide throughout North Devon and beyond. We are a not for profit organisation and […]

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Exeter researcher wins award at international dementia conference

An Exeter researcher has won an award at an international Alzheimer’s conference, in recognition of his work in contributing to possible new treatments for symptoms of neurodegenerative disease. Dr Byron […]

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Exeter research suggests women prefer more athletic men

From University of Exeter: Top male biathletes are more attractive to the opposite sex, according to a new study by scientists at the universities of Exeter and Bristol. This result, say the […]

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University of Exeter shows Quorn promotes post-exercise muscle building better than some animal proteins

A study from the University of Exeter has found that mycoprotein, the protein-rich food source that is unique to Quorn products, stimulates post-exercise muscle building to a greater extent than […]

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Michelle – getting healthy at 50 plus

It’s not often I contact people on Instagram and suggest meeting up. OK, this is the first time, but I’ve been following Michelle Gascoine’s #Healthyat50plus posts for a while and […]

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Host a tea party to support the NHS

South Western Ambulance Charity is encouraging local organisations across the region to host tea parties to celebrate our beloved health service and raise vital charity funds. The NHS Big Tea […]

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