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Air pollution killed 1.1 million people across Africa in one year

In 2019, 1.1 million people across Africa died because of air pollution - which "threatens to increase" as cities expand in line with economic growth.
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How can the NHS keep up with skyrocketing digital demand?

Satpal Biant, Head of Public Sector, UK & Ireland SAP, explores why the NHS must keep up with digital demand while reducing costs and improve service continuity for a truly integrated healthcare asset to be formed.
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How employers can support staff this World Mental Health Day

This World Mental Health Day, we spoke to seven business leaders on the importance of mental health awareness and what all employers can do to support their staff.
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The long-term lens on employee development and wellbeing in the workplace

Here, Mark Creighton, CEO of Avado, speaks on the urgent need to overhaul our skills system and focus on the youth of tomorrow, ensuring they have the capabilities needed to thrive as we enter a new phase of hybrid working.
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Why schools are failing female students for success in tech careers

Holly Smith, Senior Solutions Consultant, Databricks, explores why our current education system still falls short in helping female students navigate careers in tech.
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Scientists identify gene linking severe COVID and Alzheimer’s

A new study has uncovered a gene that links severe COVID and Alzheimer's, via "immune system changes" that can happen in both conditions.
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Neuromodulation clears symptoms of severe, untreatable depression

Targeted neuromodulation may be a future method to help those with severe, untreatable depression - traditionally, this is used to correct misfiring brain circuits in people with epilepsy or Parkinson's.
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Study reveals Amazon rainforest now releases more carbon than it stores

The destruction of the Amazon rainforest influences how much carbon is released - now, scientists reveal that damaged, not-yet-destroyed areas are releasing carbon faster than the rainforest can store it.
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How to naturally lower your cholesterol levels

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
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First malaria vaccine offers “glimmer of hope” to millions

The World Health Organisation has recently authorised a malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01, which has been successful in pilot schemes launched in 2019.
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The tobacco ‘endgame’: Is it possible?

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Chair of the Tobacco Expert Group at the World Heart Federation discusses the ongoing battle to end the tobacco epidemic, and how e-cigarettes may be part of the problem.
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Black women face racial disparities in breast cancer screening

Black women face higher mortality rates and recurrence of breast cancer, according to researchers from University of Illinois Chicago.
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Climate leadership and a normative framework for political action

Here, Richard Beardsworth, Professor of International Relations at the University of Leeds, continues his series on the nature of progressive state leadership, pondering a new normative framework for political action and climate leadership.
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Where is the research into Black autism and ADHD?

Suzy Rowland, author of S.E.N.D. in the Clowns: Essential ADHD/Autism Family Guide, discusses the  need for research on Black autism and ADHD.
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Piecing Glycoscience together

Frederique Lisacek from SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, discusses the experimental approaches towards Glycoscience and emphasises the need for collecting and integrating glyco-related information.
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Merck “COVID pill” sold at forty-times what it costs to make

The "COVID pill" by Merck, found to halve virus hospitalisation and death rates, will be sold in the US at $712 per treatment - while costing $17.74 to produce.
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TED Gen: The Combined heat and power revolution

Here, TED Generation (TED Gen) explains how to improve the economic and environmental future of your business – using Combined heat and power (CHP) to decrease energy costs and rewrite carbon footprints.
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Together for Climate Action: UCL’s COP26 Campaign

Paul Ekins, Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy, University College London, tells us about UCL’s COP26 Campaign ‘Together for Climate Action’.
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MFDs in Digital and Sustainable Procurement Strategies

Dave Crispin, CEO of Crispin Associates (UK) Ltd, continues discussions around the role MFDs, photocopiers and printers play in the ‘sustainable’ 2021 office.
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Promoting the safety, security, and economic well-being of the U.S.

Open Access Government explore why it is important for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct scientific research and development regarding the Earth and its everchanging processes.

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