Reduce meat consumption

Could you reduce your meat consumption? Many red and processed meats are high in saturated fat. Too much saturated fat in the diet can raise the amount of LDL cholesterol in the blood. The NHS recommends a daily meat intake of no more than 70g. Reducing your intake of red […]

New survey reveals Winterbourne is one of Birmingham’s most popular places to ‘take a breath’

The survey, commissioned by Taskforce for Lung Health, invited local residents to name their favourite city location where they can enjoy their own breathing space, as part of a brand-new awareness campaign around lung health. Winterbourne, part of the University of Birmingham, came fourth in the poll. The Edwardian house and […]


A new study exposes the dire need for new clinical risk management tools to help hospital healthcare workers prevent the deaths and intensive care admissions of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) COVID-19 patients with pneumonia, say researchers.   The call for healthcare policy change comes after a new study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed ethnic minority COVID-19 patients from areas […]

Healthy Heart Tips

Getting Fit Whilst Getting to Work Many more of us who have been working from home will be set to return to offices either part-time or full-time over the coming weeks and months. There has never been a better time to start integrating exercise into your commute, as we begin […]

Health inequality charity launch emotive campaign to take action on health inequalities among British Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities

Social Action for Health are calling on Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities to take part in world’s largest genetics study into people of their heritage, to help scientists understand and treat the causes and consequences of poor health  People of Bangladeshi and Pakistani origin have some of the highest rates of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and poor health […]