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The bike is packed, Lee is here, getting ready to go.

End to End:May 2017.

“Cycling from Land’s End to John o’ Groats or End to End as it is popularly known, is a truly British Adventure. It is a challenging long-distance bicycle tour of almost a thousand miles, from the very tip of south-west England to the far north of Scotland, usually undertaken with a two-week time frame, providing…

End to End:May 2017.

“Cycling from Land’s End to John o’ Groats or End to End as it is popularly known, is a truly British Adventure. It is a challenging long-distance bicycle tour of almost a thousand miles, from the very tip of south-west England to the far north of Scotland, usually undertaken with a two-week time frame, providing…

March 2017: Call for mad cyclists. Plus a new Acupuncturist at Helix House.

End To End with Mark, Lee and Clive Plus New Faces at Helix House This month I want to highlight two exciting events. One a call to arms… or rather legs, for anyone mad enough to join us on a cycle trip the length of the land. And the second is to welcome Traditional Chinese…

One life, One You: What you can do today to really help the NHS! January 2017

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying” – Woody Allen In 1919, right after the horrors of World War 1, William Butler Yeats wrote, in his powerful poem, The Second Coming: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold… …The best lack all conviction, while the…

March 2017: Call for mad cyclists. Plus a new Acupuncturist at Helix House.

End To End with Mark, Lee and Clive Plus New Faces at Helix House This month I want to highlight two exciting events. One a call to arms… or rather legs, for anyone mad enough to join us on a cycle trip the length of the land. And the second is to welcome Traditional Chinese…

One life, One You: What you can do today to really help the NHS! January 2017

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying”. Woody Allen  In 1919, right after the horrors of World War 1, William Butler Yeats wrote, in his powerful poem, The Second Coming: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold… …The best lack all conviction, while the worst…

BBC Radio 4 – The New World, It's the Demography, Stupid!

How is population change transforming our world? David Willetts investigates. Source: BBC Radio 4 – The New World, It’s the Demography, Stupid!

The Importance of Touch: November 2016

” The skin, like a cloak, covers us all over, the oldest and most sensitive of our organs, our first medium of communication, and our most efficient of protectors. Perhaps next to the brain, the skin is the most important of all our organ systems.” Touching: The Human significance of the skin. by Ashley Montagu,…

Pain: September 2016

Riga, Prince, Pain and where we are going wrong.   In August I had an interesting and stimulating week  examining and lecturing at an international medical conference with  clinicians from 18 other  countries  in Riga, Latvia. I came back with several new clinical pearls to learn and apply over time.  I finally retired from an…

Why Women should do weights: August 2016

A summer of change A lot of changes are afoot  both at Helix House and in public health advice recently. Most notably this July with new governmental advice for us to take extra vitamin D as a supplement. Vitamin D supplementation For most people, the bulk of their vitamin D is made from the action…

June 2016: Prostate Cancer + New Faces coming to Helix House

Do you have a Prostate, No? But perhaps you know (and even love) someone who does? I loved my father. Well most of us do, what was sad for me to see was his growing girth and eventual demise from prostate and bladder cancer some fourteen years ago. I remember him when I was young…

Peak Stuff: March 2016

“If we look on a global basis, in the west we have probably hit peak stuff. We talk about peak oil. I’d say we’ve hit peak red meat, peak sugar, peak stuff … peak home furnishings,” Steve Howard Steve Howard from IKEA said this  at a Guardian Sustainable Business debate.  He amusingly commented that the…