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Government gives NHS code of conduct for AI use

The NHS code of conduct will ensure that only the best and safest data-driven technologies are used by the NHS and will protect patient data.
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France Biotech announces health innovation event

In France, there will be a gathering of French and European health innovation companies, international investors and leading pharmaceutical firms.
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Technology and diabetes: How can innovation address the mounting challenge?

Barbara Harpham, Chair of the UK-based Medical Technology Group, explains the role that technology can play in reducing the financial and societal burden of diabetes.
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Health research: Applying genome technologies to the study of disease

In this interview, Dr Carolyn M. Hutter, PhD, Director, Division of Genome Sciences at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) outlines the important role of research when it comes to applying genome technologies to studying disease.
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The childhood obesity challenge: Improving the health of the next generation

Adam Fletcher, Head of British Heart Foundation (BHF) Wales tells us exactly what the key ingredients are for improving the health of the next generation during the childhood obesity challenge.
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Muscle wasting conditions: Transforming lives through research

Catherine Woodhead, CEO, Muscular Dystrophy UK explains how lives are being transformed through research when it comes to muscle wasting conditions.
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Bold action by Congress delivers victory to millions living with Alzheimer’s

Rachel Conant, Senior Director, Federal Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association explains how bold action by the U.S. Congress delivers victory to the millions of people living with Alzheimer's.
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The time is now for mental health research

Research Director at MQ: Transforming Mental Health, Dr Sophie Dix argues that now is the time is now for mental health research.
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Is depression the biggest challenge in farming?

Living well is the key to farming well- depression is emerging as one of the biggest yet unspoken challenges in farming in the modern day.
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Diabetes and low blood sugar: Taking a more precise approach to managing hypos

James Cotterell, Director at BBI Healthcare, argues that prescribing products that treat low blood sugar with a precise and measured dose of glucose can improve patient outcomes, reduce patient anxiety and save the NHS money
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The changing landscape of children’s screen time

Ahead of England’s Health Secretary meeting the bosses at Instagram over the handling of self-harm and suicide content, a new report into children’s screen time use has been released today.
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Employers need to prioritise mental health in the workplace

John Williams, Instant Offices, encourages employers to support their teams to speak about and prioritise mental health and promote a healthy work-life balance.
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Healthcare in Hong Kong: A focus on elderly health services

The priorities of healthcare in Hong Kong are explored here, with a special focus on the delivery of elderly health services in the country.
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The key components of a mentally healthy school

We have health and safety policies for children’s bodies in our schools – so why don’t we have health and safety policies for children’s minds and brains too?
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Mental health crisis: taking care of carers

The NHS in England’s mental health budget for 2017/2018 was almost £12 billion – roughly 10% of the Department of Health budget- and the mental health crisis in the UK affects individuals of every age and gender.
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Mastering data is ‘almost everything’ in the future of healthcare

The outlook for our National Health Service has never looked brighter. Although the challenge has always been immense, with the right leadership, technology can be harnessed to change the future of healthcare services.
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Child diagnosis: the need to be trauma informed

Whilst autism spectrum disorder has neurological evidence, it is often misdiagnosed in children with Traumatic experiences: read on to be trauma informed.
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Mental health trials launch in UK schools

Up to 370 schools across the UK will join one of the largest mental health trials to boost evidence about what works to support mental health and wellbeing.
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The challenges of living with a diagnosis of Cancer and Dementia

For this year’s World Cancer Day, we spoke to Admiral Nurse, Debby Veigas, around the challenges that caring for someone with dementia and cancer brings.
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Improving employee wellbeing by reducing the desk dining phenomenon

Office desks seem to have become our dining tables, with fewer than half of British workers leaving their desks for lunch. One of the main reasons for this is because employees think they can’t afford to waste time grabbing lunch.

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