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Activ8rlives’ Asthma+me solution looking to expand to UAE and Saudi Arabia

Activ8rlives attending Arab Health looking to expand collaborations with hospitals specialising in childhood asthma.

Posted on January 14, 2020

Exercise linked to lower risk of 7 cancers

Cancers of the kidney, liver, breast and colon may all be fended off by increased physical activity. Exercise is linked to a reduced risk of seven types of cancer and the more physical activity the better, according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (December 2019), that looked at whether meeting the recommended […]

Posted on January 3, 2020

National Public Health Award for Maxine and Sandwell Weigh2GO Weight Management Programme

A Sandwell Council employee has won a national award for her work in helping hundreds of people in the borough to lose weight. Maxine Dixon has won the UK Public Health Practitioner Award for Improving Public Health Practice for the council’s much-praised Weigh2GO programme. Maxine is a weight management project manager in Public Health at […]

Posted on December 5, 2019

Active+me programme and Activ8rlives App helps give NHS patients living with heart conditions the confidence and skills to exercise safely

More than 26,000 people are recorded as living with heart disease in Cambridge and Peterborough and regular activity is one of the best ways for people with a heart condition to make a good recovery after surgery or a heart attack, but patients are confused [1]. What is safe? How much should they do? A […]

Posted on November 18, 2019

Inhaler devices and global warming: Flawed arguments

Excerpts from Mark L Levy et al, BMJ Open “In an attempt to address issues related to global warming and the contribution of pMDIs, Wilkinson et al have succeeded in generating a great deal of negative, potentially harmful media interest for patients who currently rely on these devices. They analysed the potential impact of switching […]

Posted on November 12, 2019

Latest Case Studies

Colin getting control of his life back

“I want to be at the centre of my recovery, not being told what to do by a doctor all of the time", Colin said, who is living with incurable cancer.

Northamptonshire County Scouts World-Walk Adventure

In a World’s first for the Scouting movement, groups of Scouts walked in teams of 10 to Nyeri in Kenya – to the grave of Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scout movement – without leaving the County.

How exercise can transform your life

I have previously written openly in this blog about my struggle with anxiety and the multitude of benefits running has had, both on my life in general, and on my mental health.

7 Miles – in 7 Days – in 7 Countries

One of the Activ8rlives regular walkers, has started an amazing Adventure and we are going to walk the route between her walks on Activ8rlives.

Dot Makes 4

As, you may already know, my husband and I are competing in a weight loss challenge, The Biggest Loser and I love my gadgets (my brothers and sister call me a geek!), so I'm very excited that I'm lucky enough to try out Activ8rlives' new Body Analyser Smart Scales :)