January 2012 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy new year everyone and welcome to the first edition of 2012.  I do hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest ‘Beat Cancer with Nutrition’ where we take a look at a leafy green called Kale. Often underestimated yet a nutritional powerhouse, Kale […]

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December 2011 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Welcome to the very festive December charity newsletter.  It’s hard to believe that Christmas is yet again upon us, the last twelve months have simply flown! In this special extended edition we have a whole host of fundraising ideas for the new year, the latest cancer news and charity sporting activities to challenge your body […]

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November 2011 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Welcome to the November edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; your one stop shop for all the latest charity, fundraising and cancer news. In this months newsletter you can read about young hero Jack Peters and his incredible A levels results despite missing many of his studies due to his illness. We also share another young […]

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October 2011 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy Halloween everyone and welcome to our October edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. In this months newsletter we take a look at the latest cancer news which focuses on the link between phones and cancer. The Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen studied thousands of long-term mobile phone subscribers and compared them to a high […]

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Fundraising ideas: Halloween

31st October 2011 Coming up with good Halloween Fundraisers is not difficult. It’s one of those annual events that nearly everyone enjoys and is a perfect opportunity to raise money for Impact Young Heroes. Halloween falls on the 31st of October  and as we know is traditionally associated with witches, ghosts, vampires, monsters and pumpkins. Halloween […]

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Teenage BMI associated with future risk of cancer death in men

Men who are overweight at age 18 may be more likely to die from cancer in later life than those who are a healthy weight in early adulthood, UK and US scientists have found.  Researchers from the Medical Research Council, University College London and Harvard School of Public Health spotted the link after looking at the medical […]

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New insight into how alcohol is linked to breast and liver cancers

A US laboratory study has revealed how the breakdown of alcohol in human cells results in DNA damage that causes cell changes linked to cancer. The study shows how researchers are homing in on the way alcohol is linked to several cancers, particularly breast and liver cancers. Published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, the new research shows […]

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Beat cancer with nutrition: Watercress

Watercress is often placed to the side of a plate as a decorative garnish, but it has been revered for its health properties for centuries. The father of medicine, Hippocrates, is believed to have located his first hospital close to a freshwater stream to have a ready supply of the plant, while 17th Century herbalist […]

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September 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the September edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity and cancer news. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest super food sweeping the nation. The humble Watercress is one of the most highly nutritious vegetables, with its health benefits attributed to its nutrient content.  Gram for gram, […]

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August 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. Everyone loves chocolate….right? but did you know that a little dark chocolate a day literally will keep the doctor at bay? Read on to find out the reason why. We express our thanks to those who have fundraised over the last month, including Jamie Hiles; a […]

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