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Fitness & Wellbeing

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Do one little thing for your heart today

Small changes make a big difference when it comes to keeping your heart happy. Following on from last month’s article on the heart age calculator, this time we look at the science behind why reducing your calorie intake and regularly checking your cholesterol levels can maintain a healthy heart.... [read more]

10 ways to reduce stress at work

Oliver James & Bupa Global share tips on making health, success and happiness top of your agenda for 2016.... [read more]

Prevention for better health

Discover Dr Amit Sethi's passion for prevention. ... [read more]

Sleep Smart

The Paradox of Sleep

Sometimes doing the exact opposite of what you want to do can actually help you achieve your goal. Professor Richard Wiseman teaches you some simple cognitive tasks that distract your brain from the anxieties and stress of everyday life so you can fall asleep better... [read more]

Avoiding The Blues

In the first of our video series on Sleep, Professor Richard Wiseman explores how something we use every day could be stopping us from getting good sleep. Blue lights from your laptops, phones and tablets can affect your sleep and have led to record levels of insomnia. Join Professor Richard Wiseman as he shows you the simple ways to avoid this problem and get back to better sleep.... [read more]

Dream Solution

Your dreams aren’t just nonsensical, fleeting images. Dreams have brought some of the best ideas into fruition, leading to major advances in science and arts. It’s even possible to manipulate your dreams to work for you and find the answers to problems that have been plaguing you. Professor Richard Wiseman looks at how you can turn your dreams to your advantage.... [read more]

Pregnancy and Motherhood

Is breastfeeding the same around the world?

Breastfeeding is widely seen as the best way to nourish your baby, but customs and beliefs vary widely in different cultures. Learn more with Bupa Global.... [read more]

Health Factsheets

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

This factsheet is for people who have an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), or who would like information about it.... [read more]

Anger Management

Anger – you’ve probably experienced it at some point and to varying degrees in your life.... [read more]

Angina

This factsheet is for people who have angina, or who would like information about Angina.... [read more]

Cognitive behavioural therapy

This factsheet is for people who are having cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), or who would like information about it.... [read more]

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

This factsheet is for people who are having an electrocardiogram (ECG), or who would like information about it.... [read more]

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Country and City Guides

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Abu Dhabi

Hong Kong is a city internationally recognised as having a high standard of healthcare. It has the eighth highest life expectancy at birth in the world, and the sixth lowest infant death rate, which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country.... [read more]

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Sydney

This expat guide offers information and advice if you are moving to Sydney. Read the page below to find out about anything from tax rules and banking to business culture and culture shock.... [read more]

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Beijing

This guide offers information and advice if you are moving to Beijing. Read the page below to find out about anything from tax rules and banking to education and cultural highlights.... [read more]

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Egypt

This guide offers information and advice if you are moving to Egypt. Read the page below to find out about anything from tax rules and banking to education and cultural highlights.... [read more]

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Travel & Tourism

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Hong Kong health guide

Hong Kong is a city internationally recognised as having a high standard of healthcare. It has the eighth highest life expectancy at birth in the world, and the sixth lowest infant death rate, which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country.... [read more]

Dubai health guide

Dubai, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has a high standard of healthcare. Life expectancy in Dubai is 76 years and the infant death rate, which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country, is seven per 1,000 births. This is comparable to countries that have the 57th lowest rate in the world for this measure.... [read more]

Singapore health guide

Singapore is a country internationally recognised as having a high standard of healthcare. It has the ninth highest life expectancy at birth in the world, and the second lowest infant death rate (which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country).... [read more]