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UK mental health crisis: What support is available to workers?

Mynurva has commissioned a survey among more than 2,000 UK adults to uncover how much support is available for people in full-time work who suffer from mental health problems.
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Is your office setup affecting your mental wellbeing?

With employee mental wellbeing hot on the agenda, Brickendon’s research reveals the biggest hot desking pitfalls and how businesses can overcome them.
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Over 50% of allergy sufferers at risk in UK

As research finds more than half (58%) of allergy sufferers have had their lives put at risk by restaurant or takeaway staff, law firm Slater and Gordon are calling on businesses to have better allergen control.

E-Cigarettes: Safer But Not Safe

Professor Pamela Lein discusses e-cigarettes, their rise in use and the misconception that they are safe as little is still known about the health effects.
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Mind launches free training for organisations to promote wellbeing in the workplace

The new, free training is aimed at organisations of less than 250 people to promote wellbeing in the workplace and is available online at the Mental Health at Work website.
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Early detection of corneal disease with THz and millimetre wave frequency

THz and millimetre wave frequency techniques, combined with thin film measurement methods, provide early detection of corneal edema associated with disease in the view of Zachary Taylor, Assistant Professor at Aalto University.
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Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy

Professor Ulrich Flögel explores how magnetic resonance techniques can be used for basic research into animal care in this report.
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Proper diabetic retinopathy (DR) monitoring improves health and saves money

Petri Huhtinen from Organisation Optomed OY Ltd argues that proper diabetic retinopathy (DR) monitoring improves health and saves money.

Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

The UK is set to train many more highly skilled engineers in prosthetics and orthotics following the announcement of a new global centre of excellence based at the University of Salford.
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Beyond pain relief and mental health: The science behind CBD oil

Snoring? Dry skin? Sleeplessness? Eczema? Inflammation? Studies continue to explore the benefits of CBD oil, the cannabis plant extract.
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Does disturbed cell-cell interaction cause asthma?

Michael Roth, Research Group Leader at University Hospital Basel asks if disturbed cell-cell interaction causes asthma and provides a fascinating response.
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Northern Ireland announce roll out of new bowel cancer screening test

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland pledge to replace the bowel cancer screening test in the country with the new, more accurate Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) from early 2020.
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Brits in high-stress careers would consider CBD oil for mental health

More than a fifth of Brits say they work more than 50 hours a week in high-stress careers, leading to an increase in cases of anxiety and depression.
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Tackling tuberculosis (TB) in Africa

While Africa has made progress in tackling tuberculosis (TB), it still has one of the highest TB rates in the world and remains a priority.
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Implementing infection prevention and control (IPC) programmes worldwide

We spoke with Prof Benedetta Allegranzi at the World Health Organization (WHO) to find out about the importance of implementing infection prevention and control (IPC) programmes to reduce healthcare-associated infection (HCAI) and sepsis worldwide.
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Opportunities and solutions for acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group gives an overall perspective on the challenges and concerns around acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL), a type of blood cancer.
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Research about Hong Kong’s rapidly ageing population

Professor Timothy Kwok, Director of the Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, provides a fascinating insight on the challenge of the city’s rapidly ageing population.
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Air pollution: A major environmental risk to health

In this in-depth question and answer interview with Charles Ndika Akong, Technical Officer and Dr Magaran Bagayoko, Senior Scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), we find out why air pollution is a major environmental risk to health.
Marijuana use

Marijuana use during pregnancy: The cannabis conundrum

Dennis R. Carty, Ph.D. and Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D., University of California, highlight the rising trend of marijuana use during pregnancy and the implications surrounding it.
Huntington's disease

Huntington’s disease (HD): Is there hope on the horizon?

Dr Gerry Morrow shares his thoughts on the rare, progressive neurodegenerative illness, Huntington’s disease (HD).

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