All headlines for 2012

British Dietetic Association say average Brit will gain ½ a stone this Christmas!

British Dietetic Association say average Brit will gain ½ a stone this Christmas!

Date Posted: 11/12/2012

The BDA claim that most people will over consume 500Kcals a day over the festive period and will binge on an extra 4000Kcals on the big day.

French sperm count falls by a third

French sperm count falls by a third

Date Posted: 11/12/2012

Serious public health warning and doctors still don't know why...

A report out today on the BBC health website highlights the work of Professor Richard Sharpe from the University of Edinburgh stating that not only the quantity but also the quality of French men's sperm has fallen by 32-35% over the duration of the 16yr study.

Thinking Too Hard May Make You Eat Cake

Thinking Too Hard May Make You Eat Cake

Date Posted: 14/08/2012

Baba Shiv (a professor at Stanford University) and Sasha Fedorikhin (a professor at Indiana University) who examined the idea that people yield to temptation more readily when the part of the brain responsible for deliberative thinking has its figurative hands full. From Tim Ferriss' Blog 14/8/12

London Wasps Partners MIND as Research Shows Influence Sport has on Mental Health Attitudes

London Wasps Partners MIND as Research Shows Influence Sport has on Mental Health Attitudes

Date Posted: 11/08/2012

London Wasps Rugby Club and leading mental health charity Mind have launched a new 2 year partnership as new research shows the importance of the sporting community being open about mental health issues.

Jamie Magazine Landed Yesterday

Jamie Magazine Landed Yesterday

Date Posted: 03/08/2012

Its always an absolute delight to come home and find the latest edition of the Jamie Oliver Magazine on my door step. Food should be delicious as well as nutritious and few people do that better than Jamie Oliver... Gastric Orgasms Guaranteed on Every Page...

Antidepressant Prescriptions on the Rise in the North of England

Antidepressant Prescriptions on the Rise in the North of England

Date Posted: 03/08/2012

The BBC revealed in a story today that the NHS in England spent more than £270m on antidepressants last year - a massive 23% increase on 2010. The health service spent almost £1m a week more on the drugs than the year before.

Manual Handling Feedback Scores 98.6%

Manual Handling Feedback Scores 98.6%

Date Posted: 01/08/2012

After a great couple of months of Manual Handling Training at Smith and Nephew a review of the feedback forms scores the one day course a 98.6% for 'meets or exceeds expectation' by the delegates.

Mild mental illness 'raises risk of premature death'

Mild mental illness 'raises risk of premature death'

Date Posted: 01/08/2012

 

The BBC today, publish an article stating that people with mild mental illnesses such as anxiety or depression are more likely to die early, say researchers.

Medical Students Not Being Taught Benefits of Exercise

Medical Students Not Being Taught Benefits of Exercise

Date Posted: 28/07/2012

The BBC reported today that most medical students are not being taught about the benefits of exercise for patients research in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests.

John on BBC Humberside discussing the OMG Diet

John on BBC Humberside discussing the OMG Diet

Date Posted: 15/06/2012

OMG! Don't do it! The latest diet book to be sweeping the States is definitely one to miss. John discusses why you should avoid this book if you want to get slimmer and stay healthy with Peter Levy on BBC Radio Humberside this lunchtime.

Smith & Nephew Manual Handling Training up and running again

Smith & Nephew Manual Handling Training up and running again

Date Posted: 18/06/2012

This month sees Smith & Nephew operatives enjoying another block of unique Manual Handling Training. The one day course is designed not only to teach people how to handle objects safely in the workplace but to also teach them how to better look after themselves.

Healthier, Happier, Fitter Employees = Fewer Accidents, Injuries, Lost Time and Claims!

Another Amazing Year of Psychotherapy Training

Another Amazing Year of Psychotherapy Training

Date Posted: 24/06/2012

On top of a year of counselling training and the foundation year of the certificate in Transactional Analysis, I've completed my second year of TA training... and it's been a wonderful experience.

I want to say a Big, Heartfelt Thank You to all involved from the Ellesmere Centre for Psychotherapy and the Marfleet Pain Management Service.

John passes his Certificate in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition with equal highest mark ever!

John passes his Certificate in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition with equal highest mark ever!

Date Posted: 27/05/2012

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition is a way of finding hidden underlying causes of health problems, fatigue and overweight by working with some simple but sublime laboratory testing.... And John scored 96.5% in his final exam!

John Moves Studio... But Just Round The Corner

John Moves Studio... But Just Round The Corner

Date Posted: 02/01/2012

New Year, New You, New Studio!

John spend much of Christmas week keeping the festive bulge at bay by moving his studio, weights, machines, sofa, white boards and all... but not far, in fact, only just around the corner.