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 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 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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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 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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