Come along and meet your community healthcare team, 8th July in Hounslow

Join us at our Health Fair and Annual General Meeting - 8 July 2015 Members of the public are invited to attend the trust’s public health fair and Annual General Meeting, which takes place on Wednesday 8 July 2015 at Lampton Park Conference Centre, Hounslow Civic Centre. The FREE health fair / marketplace event (which takes place … Continue reading Come along and meet your community healthcare team, 8th July in Hounslow

Weak grip can predict heart attacks.

Weak grip can predict heart attacks, researchers find By Siobhan Chan on the 14 May 2015 GPOnline The strength of a patient's grip is a better indicator of heart problems than BP, researchers have said. Handshake: strength of grip predicts heart risk People with a weak grip are more likely to have a heart attack … Continue reading Weak grip can predict heart attacks.

Bursts of vigorous exercise could improve health of the elderly

Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved general fitness over time. The team at Abertay University believe it could help avert the "astronomical" costs … Continue reading Bursts of vigorous exercise could improve health of the elderly