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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Physical activity, exercise and cancer

By being physically active, you can reduce the risk of breast, bowel and womb cancer. Keeping active could help to prevent thousands of cases of cancer in the UK every year. Just 30 minutes of moderate activity a day, five days a week, can have a positive effect on your health. And the more active you […]

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Beating cancer with nutrition: Rhubarb crumble

  Beating cancer with nutrition Rhubarb crumble – the new cancer-busting superfood  Researchers have found that the traditional family favourite, like many red vegetables, contains cancer killing chemicals.  More suprising baking the plant for 20 minutes – like in a crumble or pie – dramatically increases their concentration.  Now it is hoped that extracting the substances […]

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March 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the March edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity news and events. We dedicate this months edition to the memory of Alex Albiston; the amazing young hero who passed away one year ago after a most courageous battle with cancer.  Alex’s family and friends are […]

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October 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the October edition of the Impact Young Heroes newsletter, your one stop shop for all the latest charity, fundraising and cancer news. Coming up with good fundraising ideas for Halloween is not difficult.  Its one of those annual events that nearly everyone enjoys and is a perfect opportunity for large scale fundraising event. […]

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Government find extra £50 million for cancer drugs.

Britain is providing an extra £50 million to pay for cancer medicines from October, bringing forward a government promise to give access to drugs even if they have not been approved by the NHS cost watchdog. The new money will allow doctors to prescribe treatments on the state health service that may have been rejected […]

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August 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity and fundraising news. In this edition we are specifically focusing on the fundraising aspect of the charity and are appealing for people up and down the country to help make a big difference to the lives […]

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Katie’s Corner May 2010

Impact Young Heroes has been a constant support for me, my Mum and Dad for the past two years.  We wanted to help them raise funds to support other young people with cancer, and decided we would hold an event at some point. In September 2009 my Mum came home from a Church meeting, the […]

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Guidelines to speed up diagnosis of brain tumours in children

Scientists at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Universities of Nottingham and Southampton have developed new guidelines that should help doctors to diagnose brain tumours in children more quickly. At present, children may feel unwell for months before they are diagnosed with a brain tumour. Two recent studies found that UK children with brain tumours may […]

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Katie’s Corner April 2010: Easter Special

On the 5th February 2007 at 9am my life changed forever.  For a few years now I had been working as a care assistant, more recently caring for clients in their own homes, which I loved and I was living independently. I had been having pain in my knee for four to five years and after […]

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