Following former Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson’s diagnosis of early-onset dementia at 42 and probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and a number of NFL and rugby league players facing a similar prognosis, a new research study explores the experiences of family members of former athletes with CTE.
Back in November, B4 member Jackie Jarvis asked other members how they energised their ‘Mojo’. Now, as we hopefully approach, fingers crossed, the permanent end of lockdown, we revisit this article with Tim Wraith of Sobell House giving us an injection of his ways to keep going. Many of us will feel battered and bruised from the personal and professional challenges we have endured over the last 12 to 14 months, so how does Tim keep going? We also revisit what our members said last year in Jackie’s article.
1 in 2 people will have cancer, and this rate is increasing. More people will have cancer at some point in their lives than not. Over 1000 people are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. That’s staggering! So what needs to be done to reduce cancer rates and make cancer treatment more effective?
At a time when it’s never been more important for businesses to support the mental and physical health of their employees, local Health, Wellness and Fitness company Celebrate Health & Fitness is offering Milton Keynes businesses access to free, no-obligation Health Checks, Fun To Get Fit classes and Mental Health Lunch and Learn sessions.
We’re still bringing you the best of the Blenheim Estate so you can stay home and stay connected. Your February Update features stories from the Estate, plus inspiration and activities from our friends and partners. With brighter days upon us the estate is starting to show signs of new growth, with snowdrops lining the ground and Spring babies on the way.