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The role of biometrics in healthcare

David Orme, SVP of IDEX Biometrics, elaborates on how the role of Biometrics in healthcare can elevate clinical standards, protect staff and patients, and combat fraud.
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Diabetes: Organising globally, acting locally

Adrian Sanders, Secretary-General of The Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network (PDGN) reveals how organising globally, acting locally is a sound approach when it comes to tackling diabetes.
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What is the UK doing for Myanmar’s future?

UK International Development Secretary calls for most vulnerable to be given a say in Myanmar's future after shifting the work of UK aid to help disadvantaged and conflict-affected people.
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UK Government award Data and Application Solutions contracts

Data and Application Solutions (DAS) contracts have been successfully awarded and the Framework will go live for customers on Friday 22nd February.
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Bold action by Congress delivers victory to millions living with Alzheimer’s

Rachel Conant, Senior Director, Federal Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association explains how bold action by the U.S. Congress delivers victory to the millions of people living with Alzheimer's.
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How modern technology is uniting LGBT voices

Before the UK decriminalisation of homosexuality (Sexual Offences Act 1967) and technology united LGBT voices, gay life for many men and women was very difficult: either complete denial of your true self or living a double life.
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Is depression the biggest challenge in farming?

Living well is the key to farming well- depression is emerging as one of the biggest yet unspoken challenges in farming in the modern day.
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Research finds 18 million patients exposed to pollution

New figures show nearly 18 million patients are exposed to pollution, registered at GP surgeries with unsafe levels in the UK: read on to find out who is affected by these findings
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Canadian government announces $11 million funding for Trauma

From firefighters and police officers to paramedics and correctional workers: all public safety personnel will benefit from Post-Traumatic Stress Injury research.
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Mental health crisis: taking care of carers

The NHS in England’s mental health budget for 2017/2018 was almost £12 billion – roughly 10% of the Department of Health budget- and the mental health crisis in the UK affects individuals of every age and gender.
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The challenges of living with a diagnosis of Cancer and Dementia

For this year’s World Cancer Day, we spoke to Admiral Nurse, Debby Veigas, around the challenges that caring for someone with dementia and cancer brings.
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Why you should accept your smear test invitation

Everyone susceptible to cervical cancer should understand how to prevent it. Cervical screening saves 2,000 lives each year, read on to find out how to potentially save your own.
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Could supplements be the answer to staff sickness and corporate wellbeing?

Corporate wellbeing is always an ongoing issue, but could supplying your employees with health supplements be something companies should consider, as suggested by Pharma Nord UK?
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The feasibility of the four day working week

The idea of a four day working week has been a large talking point for months, following high profile studies and trials from companies around the world expressing the benefits for employee wellbeing and improved work/life balance.
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NHS suggests stronger mental health safeguards on high street botox

Superdrug will introduce new mental health checks for customers who want to undergo cosmetic procedures, like high street botox.
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Essure implant vs. women

The Essure implant method of female sterilisation caused atleast 20,000 documented painful experiences, but how did the situation get so far?
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Data gives helping hand to UK government and troubled families

When the Troubled Families program was launched in 2011 by the UK coalition government, there were four key measures by which it would be judged.
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The importance of an ageing demographic

Graham Armitage MBE puts the ageing demographic in the spotlight to highlight their importance to society, in this analysis.
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GDPR in biobanking for precision medicine research: The challenges

R.T. Lawlor, Z. Kozlakidis and M. Bledsoe from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories note challenges in GDPR in biobanking for precision medicine.
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Health Secretary searches for HealthTech at Paris summit

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has traveled to Paris to attend the GovTech summit in order to find revolutionary technologies to help improve the NHS.

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