News: Tag: disease awareness
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.
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.
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.
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.
For PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, we would like to help raise awareness and understanding of these often underdiagnosed diseases.
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.
The Porterhouse team made us proud by ‘wearing jeans to change lives’ on Jeans for Genes Day last Friday.
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?
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.
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.