December 2021: Farewells and Final Words

Farewell and good luck to Susan Farwell It is over a decade since noted Osteopath Susan Farwell moved to Oxford with her family, as her historian husband, Nick, became a fellow at All Souls College.  We at Helix House were very happy to offer her a professional home and she has become a valued part…

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Tell us what you think!

Every month or two, for the past 10 years, Clive has published his blog as part of the Helix House newsletter – our way of keeping in touch with you, our valued clients, patients and friends. One of the downsides of publishing a blog these days is that there are plenty of software bots which…

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June 2021: Changes at the Top & Near Death Experiences

A Turning Point This month marks a turning point for Helix House. After a two-year change-over period, which we never expected to include a global pandemic, Clive and Kerstin are now stepping down as owners and directors of the practice.  Many of you will have met Yan-Chee Yu over the last five years as a…

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January 2021: Immunosenescence

“It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no…

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Clive’s Wellness Webinar

As you have probably seen, the COVID virus’s preference for killing older men had me pulled back from face-to-face work for many months, but I am happy to say that I plan to be back from Monday 5th October to see patients again. In the mean time, here is a recent webinar I did with my friend…

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May 2020 Blog: The Rhythm of your Life

“Understanding which factors affect your clock will help you make small changes that will add years of good health to your life”. Prof. S. Panda This month we want to quickly touch on two things. • Your general health during lock down, • A way of sleeping better, getting more energy and losing weight you…

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April 2020 Blog: Big Food, Zoonotics and the Climate Crisis.

Corvid-19 We, like just about everyone around the world, have pushed most other topics off the headlines for now, as we adapt to the big changes of the last weeks. Here is our Blog for April, hopefully to inform or just amuse, while you sit things out at home. Remember, there are a decades worth…

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March 2020: The life saving nature of Friendship

Love and Connection: A fundamental Human Need “The world’s longest-lived people chose–or were born into–social circles that supported healthy behaviours, Okinawans created “moais”–groups of five friends that committed to each other for life. Research from the Framingham Studies shows that smoking, obesity, happiness, and even loneliness are contagious. So, the social networks of long-lived people have favourably…

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Xmas Opening Hours and December 2019 Blog:

From all at Helix House, we wish you all good health, a merry Xmas and a happy year coming up. Helix House’s opening hours over the festive period are as follows: Monday 23 December – Helix House is open – Reception service is available 9am – 3pm Tuesday 24 December – Helix House is closed…

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