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On June 14 every year, World Blood Donor Day is celebrated globally to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-changing gifts of blood.
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Are you getting enough sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep?

Most of us want it more, but so many of us just aren’t getting enough. So where do you sit on the sleep quality scale? Sleep is a fundamental biological requirement for human health. Specific sleep disorders have also been linked to a variety of health problems and chronic diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke, atrial fibrillation, diabetes and more.

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'Good Cholesterol' helps people with diabetes heal

'Good Cholesterol' helps people with diabetes heal

Good cholesterol could help protect diabetics from heart disease complications and limb amputations that impact the lives of millions of people in the UK each year, new research has revealed. A newly-published study by The Heart Research Institute has found for the first time that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, which is believed to help guard against heart disease, may also stimulate new blood vessel growth in people with diabetes.

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