World MS Day 2019
Focusing on multiple sclerosis (MS) – improving awareness of the invisible symptoms

The theme for #WorldMSDay 2019 is #MyInvisibleMS, which aims to raise awareness that although people with multiple sclerosis (MS) might look well, they may be experiencing unseen, debilitating symptoms. Our article to explores this issue further …

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MPS Awareness Day
Raising awareness for rare diseases: MPS Awareness Day

Shockingly, one baby is diagnosed with an MPS or related disease every eight days in the UK and there is currently no cure. To help raise awareness of MPS, our article looks at some facts about, and symptoms of the disease.

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Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer: Current treatments and future hopes

Ovarian cancer is the second most lethal gynaecological cancer worldwide. To raise awareness of this often fatal disease, our article looks at its symptoms, current treatments and future therapies:

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World Hemophilia Day 2019
World Hemophilia Day 2019 – Reaching Out: The First Step to Care

To support World Hemophilia Day 2019, our infographic highlights three important facts about bleeding disorders to help raise awareness of the urgent need for ‘treatment for all’. Please take a look …

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#RareDiseaseDay_#Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Rare Disease Day 2019: A patient perspective on primary sclerosing cholangitis

To help raise awareness for Rare Disease Day, our intern interviewed Debbie, the office manager at Porterhouse Medical, on what it’s like to live with a rare disease.

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Putting our mission into practice: Porterhouse Medical’s charity round-up 2018–2019

As part of our mission to help improve people’s lives, each year Porterhouse Medical selects a local charity partner to support . Read about our work with our charity partners from 2018 and our new charity for 2019.

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World Cancer Day
WORLD CANCER DAY: WHAT DO THE STATISTICS SAY?

For World Cancer Day, we highlight some global statistics on cancer, to help increase understanding of the disease and change behaviours that cause so many potentially avoidable deaths occur each year.

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World AIDS Day: Fighting the stigma surrounding HIV
World AIDS Day 2018: Fighting the stigma surrounding HIV

World AIDS Day aims to not only raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and show support for those living with HIV, but also to tackle the stigma and misconceptions surrounding the condition. One way in which we can try to change how people think about HIV is to dispel the numerous myths surrounding it.

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#TurnItPurple office for pancreatic cancer
Purple reigns again at Porterhouse for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, with World Pancreatic Cancer Day held last week. To mark this event in previous years, our team have dressed in purple, but this year we joined in with the #turnitpurple campaign, decorating the Porterhouse Medical offices in purple to help raise awareness of this disease.

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World Pancreatic cancer day
World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2018: Combating misconceptions in pancreatic cancer

Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer face a dismal prognosis, with the disease having the lowest survival rate of all major cancers. In spite of this, pancreatic cancer research is chronically underfunded and awareness is low, in part because of widespread misconceptions regarding the disease. This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, let’s educate ourselves so that we can all ‘Demand Better’ in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer.

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PANDAS_PANS infographic
PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day 2018: What are PANDAS and PANS?

For PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, we would like to help raise awareness and understanding of these often underdiagnosed diseases.

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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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