World Heart Day 2018
World Heart Day 2018: Looking after your own heart and the hearts of others

At Porterhouse Medical, we are proud and passionate about the work we do with our partners to help improve people’s lives. For World Heart Day, we would like to share some facts about cardiovascular health and ways to improve it.

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Porterhouse Medical on Jeans for Genes Day 2018
Porterhouse raise awareness for children with genetic disorders on Jeans for Genes Day 2018

The Porterhouse team made us proud by ‘wearing jeans to change lives’ on Jeans for Genes Day last Friday.

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Genetic obesity_Jeans for Genes Day 2018
Genetic obesity syndromes: What is beyond the obesogenic environment?

It is widely believed that obesity is caused by eating too much and moving too little. But, what about those people who can’t lose weight, despite having a healthy diet and doing regular exercise? What if there is something else beyond the ‘obesogenic’ environment?

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World Lymphoma Awareness Day
World Lymphoma Awareness Day: Advances in the treatment of lymphatic cancer

Every year, on 15 September, the global population unites for World Lymphoma Awareness Day to raise awareness of cancers of the lymphatic system.

At Porterhouse, we are proud and passionate about the work we do with our partners to help improve people’s lives. In this instance, we would like to share some facts about the latest advances for the treatment of lymphatic cancer.

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World Alzheimer's Day 2018
Alzheimer’s disease: Current standing and new hopes

Can you imagine waking up in a house unrecognisably new to you every morning for the rest of your life? Not being able to find your kitchen to make a cup of tea? Not being able to recognise your loved ones? Most of us cannot conceive these situations, but they are the reality for millions of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) worldwide.

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Gema completes Race for Life for cancer research
Looking pretty in pink at the Race for Life

We are proud of our account director Gema, who completed the Newbury 10k Race for Life to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Research is bringing us closer to ending Multiple Sclerosis

World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day is an initiative of the MS International Federation that is marked on 30 May every year. The 2018 campaign called #bringinguscloser focuses on research and connecting those affected by MS to those involved in researching it

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The Porterhouse Medical team 'get real in teal' for World Ovarian Cancer Day
The Porterhouse Medical team ‘get real in teal’ for World Ovarian Cancer Day

At Porterhouse Medical, we are passionate about the work we do with our partners to help improve people’s lives, which includes using our communications expertise to help raise awareness of disease symptoms as well as making regular donations to charity.

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Ovarian cancer: The importance of early diagnosis

World Ovarian Cancer Day is the initiative of the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition (WOCC) and occurs every year on 8 May. The objective of the day is to raise awareness, funding and support for all of the women around the world living with ovarian cancer, along with their families and patient support organisations.

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rare disease day
For Rare Disease Day, here we describe five interesting facts about rare diseases.

The Rare Disease Day campaign aims to combat these issues by raising awareness among the public, healthcare professionals, researchers, industry, and policy decision-makers.

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Charity: Willows Support Group
Announcing the charity partner of the Porterhouse Medical Group for 2018…

Each year, Porterhouse Medical chooses a local charity to support as a key part of our mission to improve people’s lives. In 2017, we partnered up with SportsAble, an organisation that supports people with disabilities through sports and social activities (www.sportsable.co.uk). We raised a total of £2,544 through numerous events, such as a team-building day at the centre run by SportsAble in Maidenhead, and the SportsAble Static Wheelchair Push Challenge at our offices in Reading. This year, we are proud to announce that we will be raising funds for another admirable local charity: The Willows Support Group.

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World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day and the role of people-centred care

Every year on 4 February the global population unites for World Cancer Day, with the aim of highlighting that millions of potentially avoidable deaths occur each year as a result of cancer. More than a third of cases could be prevented by adopting healthier behaviours; therefore, World Cancer Day is the ideal opportunity to spread this message and raise the profile of cancer within the global media.

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