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New Tool to Check Diabetes Care in Your Area

Healthier Lives is a new tool which shows mapped variation for LAs, CCGs and GP surgeries for diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and NHS Health Check. What is shows is that NHS Kernow is worse in comparison with national averages.┬áBreaking it down further, you can look at the information for […]

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Soccer Scores Highly in Male Health

Exeter University has helped demonstrate that playing football (soccer) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke. Research from Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, and Gentofte University Hospital in Denmark, published today (Monday 15 October 2012) in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, suggests that football training prevents cardiovascular disease in middle-aged men with hypertension and is more effective than healthy lifestyle advice currently prescribed by GPs.

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