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Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

When a recent study looked at health differences between late and early risers, it appeared to make grim reading for night owls. Increased risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness were the stark findings from the paper, which backed up other research suggesting late-nighters are more likely to suffer ill health.

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Five ways to spot if someone has Alzheimer’s

Dame Barbara Windsor's husband has revealed the actress has Alzheimer's and her condition has worsened in recent weeks. He said they had gone public with her diagnosis - made in 2014 - because it had become "a lot more difficult for us to hide".

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Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life. Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.

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Do you provide a support group?

Linda Pritchard, Health & Social Care Facilitator from GVS is keen to hear from you if your organisation provides a support group/self help group for service users/carers.

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FAQs about breast screening following incident in England

We understand that women in Wales may have concerns about the announcement made earlier this week regarding an issue with the way in which some women in England have been invited for breast screening. As a precaution, Public Health Wales is reviewing the breast screening programme in Wales to ensure all eligible women are invited for screening.

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Meals on Wheels - Cardiff

Meals on Wheels is now available 7 days a week!!! Customers across Cardiff are able to enjoy hot, nutritious meals that cater to a variety of dietary requirements and cultural choices, delivered free to their homes for only £3.90 per day.

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NHS Screening Information

Breast Test Wales is returning to Penarth Women will be invited to attend for breast screening at a mobile unit based at Tesco car park from end of April, 2018 until end of September, 2018.

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