Bupa newsroom (health)

2019
07
May
2019
Bupa Hong Kong is excited to participate in a four-week community wellness project in the Taikoo Place area, located in the east of Hong Kong Island. ...
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01
May
2019
Bupa is delighted to be a sponsor of the Responsible Business Awards 2019 celebrating organisations making a positive social and environmental impact. ...
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26
April
2019
We often see the actions of celebrities changing public perceptions or shifting ways of thinking. So, it’s been encouraging to see high-profile celebrities sharing their cancer diagnosis and journey, such as Bill Turnbull, Stephen Fry and Jeremy Bowe...
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24
April
2019
LUX MED, Poland’s largest private healthcare business and part of Bupa, has been ranked top of the Golden List of Polish Health. The list recognises institutions that provide the highest standards and greatest value of healthcare in Poland. ...
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15
April
2019
Bupa UK launched new health testing kit SmartDNA last month. The kit analyses how an individual’s genetic makeup may respond to certain lifestyle behaviours such as stress, caffeine, alcohol and quality of sleep. Gemma Harper, a Bupa UK Health Adviso...
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05
April
2019
Sunday, 7 April is ‘World Health Day’, a day marked to commemorate the World Health Organisation (WHO) and raise awareness of important subjects related to global health. This year, the theme is ‘Universal health coverage’, which is about ensuring pe...
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10
January
2019
As the temperature plummets, many tips are often shared on how to avoid getting sick during the colder months. To help sort fact from fiction, Dr Luke Powles, Associate Clinical Director at Bupa UK, answers some of the most common questions people as...
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07
January
2019
After a month of indulgence, one in 10 drinkers – 4.2 million people in the UK – are planning to give up alcohol for a month, according to a recent poll. With any challenge or lifestyle change, there are many questions about the impact it will have b...
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2018
21
December
2018
New research by Bupa UK has found seven in 10 British employees deprioritise health during Christmas, ignoring issues from 12 December to 2 January.  ...
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18
December
2018
Tis the season to be jolly, but Brits are taking this adage a step too far, putting off addressing potentially serious health issues throughout Christmas. ...
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12
December
2018
Dr Luke Powles, Associate Clinical Director at Bupa UK, comments on the signs of a heart attack in women and how they can be slightly different to men. ...
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14
November
2018
This World Diabetes Day (14 November), Dr Petra Simic, Interim Medical Director at Bupa Health Clinics, looks at whether or not diet can help reverse type 2 diabetes and offers her advice on how to manage the blood sugar condition well. ...
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06
November
2018
Yesterday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock published a new report setting out the government’s thinking on prevention in healthcare, ahead of a more detailed Green Paper to be published in the new year outlining the government’s strategy to improve pre...
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17
October
2018
Bupa Group CEO Evelyn Bourke spoke to The Lens’ Oli Barrett as part of its podcast series. They discussed the future of healthcare and why mental health is crucial for employees and employers alike. Evelyn was also joined by Lorena Puica, CEO of I am...
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04
October
2018
Six million women in the UK declare they don’t know how to check their breasts for cancer and a staggering 80% of women are unclear on what could increase their risk of breast cancer. ...
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01
October
2018
Bupa has launched an online booking tool for businesses across the UK, allowing employees to book health assessments faster at a time that is convenient for them. ...
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10
September
2018
Bupa UK has launched a check specifically designed to provide assessment and advice for prostate and testicular cancer. Within 30 minutes, customers will be much clearer about their health in relation to these male-specific areas, either identifiying...
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07
September
2018
In the UK, more than half a million people suffer from work-related stress. Based on customers that had a health assessment in a Bupa Health Clinic last year, 59% reported that they had felt stress or strain in the past month – equating to almost 28,...
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31
August
2018
With news that the British Government is considering banning the sale of energy drinks to people under 16, it’s a good time for all of us to consider our caffeine intake and think about what it’s doing to our bodies. ...
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17
August
2018
Ninety-eight percent of people diagnosed early with bowel cancer will survive for at least one year, compared to 40 percent of people diagnosed at stage four, according to data from Cancer Research UK . However, nearly half of people have never consc...
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26
July
2018
New figures published by Public Health England (PHE) reveal a record number of 10- to 11-year-olds are severely obese. One in 25 10- to 11-year-olds are severely obese – up from one in 32 a decade ago. ...
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21
June
2018
Bupa Hong Kong Health Services has partnered with the Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association (HKYWCA) on the Go Digital Healthcare Campaign, focusing on using health-tech equipment and tools to raise awareness of health risks within local comm...
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06
June
2018
Bupa and Waitrose's exclusive partnership will offer shoppers a range of in-store health services and activities. ...
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