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7 ways to avoid catching the flu

The days are getting shorter, the kids are back at school, and there are noticeably more leaves drifting around. As the Stark family motto grimly states, ‘Winter is coming,’ and with it, the promise of the start of the flu season
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Regenerative medicine to trump cancer

A group of academic experts from the U.S. and the UK share their views on effective regenerative medicine-based strategies against cancer
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Mental Health among millennials at all time high

Millennials are considered an anxious generation, which is often attributed to an obsession with technology, overbearing parents and the stress that comes with trying to fit into a social media-driven world. But, according to experts, the anxiety and often depression experienced by young adults lies in uncertainty
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World Mental Health Day: MEPs, Commission and Young People set to discuss mental health...

Mental Health Europe (MHE) will mark World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018) by bringing together young people, politicians and experts to discuss mental health – the focus for this year’s World Mental Health Day
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Danish Diabetes Academy aims to train and educate the world’s best (young) diabetes researchers

In this analysis, the Danish Diabetes Academy explains how they intend to train and educate the world’s best (young) diabetes researchers
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A managers guide to supporting staff with mental ill-health

We all have mental health and sometimes, like our physical health, it can become unwell. Mental health is just as important as physical health – and tending to our invisible ailments needs the same level of intentionality as a visible illness. But what should managers do to make sure their employees' mental health is taken care of?
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Speeding up health technology innovation in Wales

Swansea University Medical School is contributing valuable work to help speed up health technology innovation in Wales
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How employees can effectively address their mental health symptoms

World Mental Health Day, celebrated every year on the 10th of October, gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the widespread prevalence of mental-ill health within the workplace – and recognise what steps can be taken to support mental wellbeing
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New Medical Pharmacology degree “could help reduce the NHS financial burden”

Dr Lisa Wallace, Course Director from Swansea University Medical School explains their exciting new Medical Pharmacology degree which “could help reduce the NHS financial burden”
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World Mental Health Day: Discussing mental health with your employees

Emma Bullen from MHR provides practical advice on how managers can initiate conversations about mental health with employees and create a positive culture around mental wellbeing in the workplace on World Mental Health Day 
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Cardiovascular science: Novel advances in ischemic heart disease (IHD)

Novel advances in ischemic heart disease (IHD) are placed under the spotlight here by Luigi Marzio Biasucci MD from Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli who specialises in cardiovascular science

From diabetes prevention 1.0 to Prevention 3.0

Digitally enabled pathway personalisation is leveraging actionable data insights and dynamic intelligence to drive better outcomes as part of the Prevention 3.0 agenda
e-learning

e-learning systems helps healthcare industry manage diabetes changes

An intriguing e-learning programme that helps busy healthcare practitioners stay abreast with changes in diabetes management.
mental health

The impact of mental health and physical treatments on wellbeing

Sarah Bateup, Chief Clinical Officer at Ieso Digital Health, introduces the first in a two-part series of articles demonstrating how combining mental health treatments with physical treatments can have a positive effect on the overall wellbeing and outcomes for patients
SocialDiabetes

The power of digitalising diabetes with SocialDiabetes for the future of healthcare

SocialDiabetes is participating in two NHS testbed projects to pilot the future of digital health and patient-centric diabetes care, as Ikuska Sanz, the firm’s Director of Operations describes
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New report on hospital safety for people with diabetes in the UK

Chris Askew, Chief Executive at Diabetes UK argues that more needs to be done to support the one in six people in hospital that have diabetes, who currently experience unnecessary harms that can lead to long lasting harm or death.
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A balanced approach to the global challenge of dementia

Dr Yves Joanette, Scientific Director at the CIHR Institute of Aging argues for a balanced approach when it comes to their collaboration-based approach to face the challenge of dementia
acute myeloid leukaemia

Living with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Bethany Torr, Campaigns and Advocacy Officer at Leukaemia Care explores the challenges of living with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
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Can vegetarianism lead to hair loss?

October 1st marks the official World Vegetarian Day, a day created to spread awareness about the benefits of a vegetarian diet. But what are the effects of avoiding meat on hair loss?
mental illness

Severe mental illness sufferers experience worse physical health

Public Health England have released a report which shows those suffering with severe mental illnesses experience worse physical health compared to the general population.

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