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NHS could save £651 million with community pharmacy service

Researchers have assessed a community pharmacy service and calculated that this would save the NHS around £651 million.
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Researchers explore biological reason behind depression

Here, we look at MRI research on brain abnormalities that could be the biological reason behind depression.
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What are five climate ideas that improve global health?

Whilst the 25th UN Climate Conference (COP25) creates solutions to the climate crisis, let's discuss how climate policy can protect and improve global health.
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Cause of suicide risk in brain identified by researchers

Suicide is the cause of death for 800,000 people globally, with one person every 40 seconds: What have researchers identified about suicide risk in the brain?
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Europe’s silent killer: The air we breathe

Monika Kosinska, Programme Manager, Governance for Health Division at the World Health Organization explains why the air we breathe is Europe’s silent killer.
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Developing a semi-automated circulation system for cardiopulmonary bypass

Asako Tokumine, PhD, Assistant Professor at Kindai University explains her work in developing a new cardiopulmonary bypass system.
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UK child poverty rate could increase under current government

A recent report outlines how Conservative social security promises would raise the UK child poverty rate to a record-breaking high.
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How can gardening help you to navigate depression?

There is no suggesting that mental health problems like depression can be 'solved' without any medical input, but how can gardening help you to navigate your serotonin levels?
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Tackling the complex issue of informal carers

Vivek Patni, CEO and co-founder of Lavanya Plus, offers advice on how HR teams can ensure that informal carers receive the workplace support they need.
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Researchers use blood test for rare genetic condition

PTC Therapeutics have announced the use of a blood test for the rare genetic condition, aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency.
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The issue of mental health in the workplace

In the first of a three part series, member firms of Ius Laboris outline the law across Belgium, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Italy around mental health in the workplace.
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Women’s mental health is suffering from stress at work

The state of the nation's mental health as a whole is in dire straits, but new research from Smart TMS show that women, in particular, are suffering when it comes to stress at work.
remote diagnostic procedure over 5G

UK see’s first remote diagnostic procedure over 5G

BT and the University Hospital Birmingham have demonstrated the UK’s first remote diagnostic procedure over 5G.

CBD market value expected to be almost £1 billion by 2025

Recent research commissioned by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis has revealed that the UK CBD market is worth £300 million.
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“Don’t do it alone”: Mental health advice from the over-50s

What would you tell your younger self? Here, some over 50's give their experienced mental health advice to younger people.
acquired brain injury care, neurorehabilitation

Acquired Brain Injury care undergoes changes in England

Ruth Smith, COO at Christchurch Group, applauds England's 27 Major Trauma Centres provision of rehabilitation prescriptions for Acquired Brain Injury care.
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New NHS innovation to reduce hospital delays

The new NHS tool ActNow is an e-learning platform for health service and care staff to reduce hospital delays.
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British people waste one third of their food shop

The weekly food shop is a staple of British culture, but why is so much of it going to waste?
health and well-being, stress

The human cost of disruption on health and well-being at work

Here, John Young, VP at Sungard AS, discusses health and well-being in a place where stress and immense pressure is normal.
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The effect of ‘fake news’ on the medical industry

In the current moment, how severely is the viral misinformation online (from anti-vaccination movements to deadly 'miracle' cures) impacting the medical industry?

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