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Signs of being prone to adult diabetes are already visible at age 8

A new study has shown that early signs of being prone to adult diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed.
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Reimagining operational resilience in the aftermath of COVID-19

John Beattie, Principal Consultant at Sungard Availability Services, explores how organisations can evolve business continuity plans to adapt for the ‘new normal’ within the workplace.
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Glowing bacteria to help tackle antibiotic resistance

Researchers say that the use of drugs to create glowing bacteria could decrease the need for prescribing antibiotics.
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Fighting COVID-19 fraud with a selfie

Joe Bloemendaal, Head of Strategy at Mitek, explores why now, is the perfect time for banks and financial services firms to be finding ways that can tackle fraud with a few clicks.
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APA research: Black children falsely perceived as angry in classroom

The American Psychological Association (APA) published research showing that prospective teachers are more likely to see Black children as angry than white.
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Coronavirus accelerates digital healthcare provisions

Rupert Spiegelberg, Chief Executive Officer of Doctorlink, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the company’s prospects and digital healthcare provisions.
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Empowering women through access to disability sport

Anita Choudhrie, Founder of Path to Success, explores how we can empower female athletes through access to disability sport in uncertain times.
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The importance of ergonomic seating in the medical and dental markets

Murray Equipment Co. Ltd.’s Marketing Manager, Reuben Underhill, walks us through the firm’s ergonomic seating offerings that give the best posture possible for those who work in the UK’s medical, laboratory and dental markets.
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EUMCA: Limit of 0.2% THC in CBD products should not change

Chair of the European Medicinal Cannabis Association (EUMCA) issues warning that raising limit for THC in CBD to 0.3% will risk patient safety.
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Accountability in the workplace during COVID-19

Philip Turvey, Executive Director of Anglia Research, discusses why trusting your employees has never been more important, and how establishing a culture of accountability is the key to success in a time of crisis.
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Banning so-called “conversion therapy” in the UK

Philip Baldwin, LGBTQ activist, discusses the significant developments around "conversion therapy" among the LGBTQ community in the UK.
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Normalising pro-diversity ideas creates tolerant society

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that normalising pro-diversity feelings helped decrease racial discrimination.
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Building momentum for cleaner transport

Amy Adams, VP Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies at Cummins, discusses how we can build momentum for cleaner transport to make way for more resilient, healthier, and more sustainable cities.
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Pandemic can teach us how to prevent species extinction

Researchers say the pandemic has shown us how to save the world from global warming and prevent species extinction.
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Excelerate Technology: COVID-19 and the value of staying connected

David Savage, Group Executive Chairman of Excelerate Technology, details the importance of utilising a mix of communication channels for assisting with remote operations during a crisis.
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COVID-19 and the digital transformation of the NHS

COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation throughout the NHS – but what now for the unwanted equipment asks Carmen Ene, CEO at 3stepIT.
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How are different types of medical cannabis working for different diseases?

Dr David Moorhouse, General Neurologist, discusses the way that different diseases respond to different types of medical cannabis.
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How cannabinoids can be used as pain medicine

Dr Daniela Tonucci, a consultant for over 10 years, talks us through the use of cannabinoids as pain medicine.
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Why COVID-19 is a concern for people with diabetes

Prof. Andrew Boulton, MD, DSc (Hon), FACP, FICP, FRCP, President of the International Diabetes Federation, highlights why COVID-19 is a particular concern for people living with diabetes.
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Creating an effective edtech strategy for when schools reopen

Graham Glass, CEO of Cypher Learning, discusses how schools can use this time as an opportunity to implement an effective edtech strategy for when they reopen.

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