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Health Tourism is a goal for the Iranian Province of Golestan having three nuclear medical facilities, and world class medical specialists.

Golestan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, located in the northeast of the country and southeast of the Caspian Sea. The capital city of Golestan Province is Gorgan, formerly known as Esterabad until 1937.

Black women from Caribbean and African backgrounds are up to two times more likely to receive a late-stage diagnosis for some cancers than White British women in England, according to new analysis by Cancer Research UK and NHS Digital.*

The review of cancer data from NHS Digital, published today in BMJ Open, revealed that ethnicity is a significant factor in stage of diagnosis for women in England with breast, ovarian, uterine, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and colon cancer, and for men with prostate cancer.**

Visitors to the next meeting of Bilston’s Memory Café can enjoy a free afternoon tea. The support group, for people living with dementia and their families, friends or carers, meets on the second Tuesday of every month at Bilston Sports and Social Club, Wellington Road, between noon and 2pm, with the next session taking place Valentine's Day, 14 February.

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week – UKHSA urges young people to catch up on any missed HPV vaccinations

The latest UKHSA report on the routine adolescent Human Papillomavirus (HPV)  immunisation programme for 2021/22, which is primarily delivered in schools, shows that coverage in year 8 and year 9 pupils is yet to return to pre-pandemic levels across the country, including the West Midlands region.

A new report has scientifically proven the benefits of raw olive oil for improving heart health compared with other oils such rapeseed and sunflower.

The report builds on an initial study by Glasgow University, funded in the final stages by Filippo Berio, which found it does not matter whether it is extra virgin or “regular” olive oil, as long as people consume 20ml in its raw form each day - all olive oils produce a beneficial effect in coronary artery disease (CAD).

This February, Raynaud’s Awareness Month, the charity Scleroderma and Raynaud’s UK (SRUK) will be raising awareness of the potentially devastating impact the UK’s cost of living crisis is having on people with Raynaud’s and asking those with the condition to share their stories.

For people with Raynaud’s, cold temperatures and stress trigger painful attacks. This is when the blood temporarily stops flowing to the body’s extremities, most commonly the hands and feet. 

The Middle East's first full immersion wellbeing destination, Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som introduces its Therapeutic Cleanse Retreat, designed for guests looking to fine-tune their diet or embark on a dietary transformation. Encompassing a holistic approach based on the principles of Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM), the individually tailored retreat offers guests at Zulal Serenity the opportunity to discover a new path towards more nourishing foods, bringing their digestive and metabolic systems back to optimal function for sustaining health.

Blaze Studio Birmingham is inviting members and non-members alike to join their Winter Run Club for free* every Tuesday and Thursday.

Blaze is a high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout like never before that’s 45 minutes in duration, with three intense zones of cardio, strength and combat using the disciplines of running, strength training and boxing skills.

The leadership of the Nishkam Group had a vision, a dream, a passion to make health more equitable in a deprived inner-city area of Birmingham. So, 10 years ago the Nishkam Healthcare Trust (NHT), based on Soho Road, Birmingham was launched.

The NHT’s proposition is unique – it was not vying to compete with the NHS, but to compassionately complement it and enable services to be more accessible to so many disenfranchised residents who feel out of touch.

The leadership of the Nishkam Group had a vision, a dream, a passion to make health more equitable in a deprived inner-city area of Birmingham.  So, 10 years ago the Nishkam Healthcare Trust (NHT), based on Soho Road, Birmingham was launched.

The NHT’s proposition is unique – it was not vying to compete with the NHS, but to compassionately complement it and enable services to be more accessible to so many disenfranchised residents who feel out of touch.

Primrose Granville is a name known by many across a number of communities, especially listeners to her on BBC Radio Bristol, but like all people living with an underlying health condition, what you see on the surface isn’t always the whole truth.

Primrose has been living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), which is a degenerative disease, so you’re born with it and there isn’t anything that can be done about it.

There is good news from the medical community for long-time sufferers of acid reflux disease, which is the most common gastrointestinal disease in the Caribbean and across the globe. Gastroenterologist Dr. Sunil K. Mathai of Health City Cayman Islands says the Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) is now available to treat acid reflux and other symptoms associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in patients who do not respond to lifestyle modifications and medication.

Age UK members in Solihull were recently welcomed to McCarthy Stone’s Wheatley Place Retirement Living Plus development to host their annual Christmas party celebration.

Age UK got to enjoy Wheatley Place’s stylish communal lounge and Bistro and McCarthy Stone also put on a two-course meal for them to indulge in. They also managed to finish off their festive celebrations with a glass or two of fizz.

Alzheimer’s Society has partnered with the Birmingham County FA to offer help and hope to anyone who has been diagnosed with dementia or caring for a loved one in the county. The new referral pathways into Alzheimer’s Society services make it easier and quicker for players, coaches, referees and support staff across the West Midlands to access support or guidance needed when concerns arise about themselves or a loved one.

Making those all-important New Year’s resolutions is easy – but sticking to them can be a different story. Whether it’s embarking on a new career goal, changing a behaviour, or setting out to achieve an exciting new challenge, resolving to make changes at the start of the New Year is simple, but there can be lots of reasons why our good intentions don’t last beyond January.