LONDON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices (, the digital 'front door' to the NHS, launches a new Live well section aimed to help African and African Caribbean people, and mixed-race people of African or African Caribbean descent, protect their health. Some conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and prostate cancer, are more prevalent in people from these communities in the UK.

Based on NHS accredited information, the Black health section ( ) enables users to find out about the conditions that are more likely to affect them and provides them with clinically approved guidance to help them reduce their risk. This Live well section is the latest addition to the NHS Choices' extensive Live well area.

"This Live well section has been created with users in mind and is a valuable addition to health resources being made available to the public by the NHS Choices", said a spokesman.

Notes for Editors:

NHS Choices ( is the digital information service of the NHS that gives ordinary people the tools to make better, more informed choices about their treatments, health and wellbeing. It includes more than 80,000 pages of content, including video, interactive tools, a daily news service news and lifestyle features. Users can also check and compare hospital and doctors' profiles and performance on-line.

For further information, please contact NHS Choices on: +44(0)207-972-1812

For further information, please contact NHS Choices on: +44(0)207-972-1812