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Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

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Mental health services in Warwickshire 'require improvement'

An NHS provider of mental health services across Coventry and Warwickshire requires improvement, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has ruled.
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Myton Hospices.

Warwickshire-based Hospices appealing for help to raise thousands in just 24 hours

A Warwickshire-based charity is appealing to the public for help to raise more than £3,000 in just 24 hours.

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The staff behind the Birth and Babies Appeal have applied for a grant through the Aviva Community Fund.

New maternity unit at Warwick Hospital needs public’s votes

A fundraising appeal to help make a new maternity unit at Warwick Hospital a “home away from home” needs help securing votes to be in with the change of winning grant money.

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Commonly used blood thinner can prevent cancer

Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

The common blood thinning drug warfarin lowers the risk of cancers in the over 50s.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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NHS Choices

Revealed: the highest and lowest rated GP surgeries in Warwick district

Warwick district’s highest and lowest rated surgeries according to their patients can be seen in the results of a bi-annual patient survey published by the NHS Choices website.

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Spencer Morrey was six weeks premature, and later had to be placed in intensive care when he suffered breathing difficulties

Kenilworth couple backing specialist ambulance service after it helped save premature son's life

A Kenilworth couple is encouraging people to donate to a specialist ambulance service after it helped save their premature son’s life.
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Kenilworth vet Kieran O'Halloran with Barney, who fell ill after eating half a Terry's Chocolate Orange

Kenilworth vet urges dog owners to be careful after three dogs suffer chocolate poisoning in one night

A Kenilworth vet is urging dog owners to be aware of the dangers of their beloved pets eating chocolate after dealing with three poisoning cases in just one night at the practice’s out-of-hours hospital.

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Warwick scientist giving cancer a karate chop

A leading cancer scientist from Warwick is stepping up the fight against the disease - by giving it a karate chop.
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The Priory Medical Centre on Cape Road. Photo from Google Street View.

Warwick medical centre takes over care services at GP surgery

A medical centre in Warwick will be taking over the primary care services for another doctors surgery in the town as of today (Wednesday).

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Fitness Worx Gym in Kenilworth is holding an open weekend after a major refurbishment. 

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Kenilworth gym holding open weekend after four-month refurbishment

A Kenilworth gym which attracts national-level athletes is holding an open weekend after the completion of a four-month refurbishment.

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Product warning

Brioche rolls recalled due to allergy fears

Les Brioche is recalling its Les Brioche Pain au lait Brioche Rolls 8 Pack because they have been incorrectly packed with Les Brioche Chocolate Chip Brioche Rolls, which contain soya.

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Hatton Park WI are currently raising funds for a defibrillator, that will be installed at the village hall.

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Fundraising bid to get defibrillator in Hatton Park

A Women’s Institute (WI) group in Hatton Park have launched a fundraising campaign to help buy a defibrillator for their community.

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Warwick Hospital’s A&E department ‘better’ than others in country after patient survey

Patients have rated the A&E department at Warwick Hospital as better than other departments in the country.

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More than 1,000 people were trained in life-saving skills by Warwickshire Hearts for Restart a Heart Day.

Warwickshire charity trains more than 1,000 people in life-saving skills in one day

A Warwickshire-based charity specialising in life-saving skills trained more than 1,000 people in CPR and how to use a defibrillator in just one day.

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Participants on the first aid course

Kenilworth residents can learn first aid for free after Lions sponsorship

Kenilworth residents will be able to learn first aid for free thanks to sponsorship from Kenilworth Lions.

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'Worrying increase' in children across Warwickshire seeking help for mental health issues

A spokesperson for mental health services for young people in Warwickshire has spoken of a ‘worrying’ trend after data obtained by the Advertiser revealed referrals increased by more than half in the last five years.
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Tim Morris from Warwickshire Hearts, Chief Executive at The Myton Hospices Ruth Freeman and Mayor of Warwick Stephen Cross officially unveil the new defibrillator at Warwick Myton Hospice.

Warwickshire charity donates defibrillator to Myton Hospice in Warwick

A potentially life-saving defibrillator has been installed at The Myton Hospices in Warwick thanks to the generosity of two local charities.

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Care and Mobility in Oaks Precinct

Future of Kenilworth mobility shop unclear after sale announcement

The future is uncertain for a mobility equipment shop after its parent company announced it was selling the store.

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