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Revolutionising the brain

Aiswariya Chidambaram of Frost and Sullivan explains the importance of early diagnosis to tackle brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease. Although research has gone a...
climate

2030 climate goals outlined by EU

The European Commission has set out its plans for climate and energy policy 2030. Goals announced by the Commission include achieving a competitive, secure and...
missing

Tougher rules to support missing children

The government has announced new rules for when children go missing from home or care. Unveiled by the Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson –...
planting forest

Four million new trees to be planted in 2015

Government is investing £30 million to support the planting of 2,000 hectares of new woodland. As part of the investment two hundred thousand hectares of...
high street

£8m tech boost for UK high streets

A new £8m initiative designed to re-invigorate UK high streets, has been announced by Science and Universities Minister, David Willetts, today. The initiative, a funding...
mental health nurses

Extra funding for mental health nurses

An extra £25m of funding has been announced to enable mental health nurses to be based at police stations and courts in the UK. The...
Diseases

MRI technology to treat IBS

Scientists at The University of Nottingham are leading the world in exploiting MRI technology to assist in the treatment and diagnosis of Irritable Bowel...
honeybee

Decline in honeybees across Europe

A honeybee shortage is threatening crop pollination in more than half of European countries, according to new research. A study published in the journal ‘Plos...

Winter months increase mental health risks

A mental health charity said people who go without daily sunlight are at risk of mental health problems. Mental Health Research UK (MHRUK) has said...

Vitamin E could be beneficial in dementia

New research suggests a daily dose of vitamin E could help people with dementia. A study carried out by US researchers in the journal JAMA...
transport

More people choosing green transport methods

Efforts to make it easier for people to travel more sustainably are working, according to a new report. The door to door action plan published...
mental

Mental wellbeing significant factor to overall health

According to a Public Health England (PHE) North West Mental Wellbeing Survey, significant changes in key factors can influence mental wellbeing. The PHE survey found that...
action

Action pledged to protect worlds forests

Fresh action announced to protect forests and reduce green house emissions at COP19. Key international partners came together in Warsaw to announce fresh action via...
vital care

Community services vital to ease A&E pressure

Community services play a vital role in tackling growing A&E services pressures say UK health and social care provider. Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust...

Pets, people and pathogens

Clifford Warwick, Senior Scientific Consultant for the Emergent Disease Foundation examines the links between zoonotic pathogens and human disease. Introduction Whether priceless personal ‘friends’, hobbyists’ favoured...

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