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April is bowel cancer awareness month which is a fantastic annual opportunity to raise awareness of bowel cancer and help make a difference. This year Beating Bowel Cancer and Bowel Cancer UK have merged to form the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity, with the aim of preventing as many deaths as possible associated with bowel cancer patients.
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Nutrition and Hydration Week will be held on Monday 11th March 2019 until Sunday 17th March 2019 with the primary focus on highlighting, promoting and celebrating improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. Read on to find out more about the campaign...
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Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells. These cells are the main transporters of oxygen to organs. If red blood cells are also deficient in haemoglobin, then your body isn't getting enough oxygen. Anaemia is caused when you don’t have enough red blood cells or haemoglobin to meet your body’s needs. Read on...
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Panic attacks are a type of fear response. They're an exaggeration of your body's normal response to danger, stress or excitement. Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder where you regularly have sudden attacks of panic or fear. A panic attack is an intense wave of fear characterized by its unexpectedness and debilitating, immobilizing intensity.
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Lactose Intolerance

11 May 2018

Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products. Lactose intolerance is the inability to absorb lactose – the predominant sugar in milk – into the digestive system. Lactose intolerance is when someone has difficulty abosrbing and digesting lactose found commonly in milk and dairy products.
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National Epilepsy Week will take place from Monday 14th May 2018 until Sunday 20th May 2018 and is continuing Epilepsy Actions work to empower people to seize control of their epilepsy through better care and access to treatment. This campaign aims to raise awareness of those who are affected by epilepsy to help raise money for a good cause.
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World Lupus Day

4 May 2018

World Lupus Day takes place every year on the 10th May. This serves to call attention to the impact that lupus has on people around the world. The annual observance focuses on the need for improved patient healthcare services, increased research into the causes of and cure for lupus, earlier diagnosis and treatment of lupus.
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Make May Purple for stroke is an annual stroke awareness month, which takes place every May. This campaign is hosted by Stroke Association. Friends, families and communities come together and are invited to show their support for people who have been affected by a stroke. The primary aim of the campaign is to help raise awareness of strokes and support those who are suffering or may be at risk of a stroke.
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MS Awareness Week

20 Apr 2018

Ms Awareness Week will be held from Monday 23rd April 2018 until Sunday 29th April 2018 with the primary purpose of raising awareness and support people living with MS. This will be held by MS Trust which is a UK charity that provides trusted information to help people with MS live the best life possible; train and educate MS health professionals to offer the best care and fund MS nurses in the areas of greatest need.
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Diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high. The two main types are type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood.
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