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Human development: The role of vitamin D in pregnancy

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy is an example of work by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, investigating human development.
traumatic brain injury, disease control

Controlling and preventing diseases: A focus on traumatic brain injury

The work of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is examined here, with a special focus on traumatic brain injury.
mental health services,

Supporting mental health services, alcohol and drug use in Ireland

Here, we find out how Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD is helping to support mental health services, as well as alcohol and drug use issues in Ireland.
hearing loss, disabilities

Hearing loss: Life’s better when we’re all connected

Richard Kramer, Chief Executive of national disability charity Sense, argues that life’s better when we’re all connected when it comes to hearing loss.
health systems,

The reality of the Health Systems Support Framework

Dr Ian Jackson, Medical Director and Clinical Safety Officer at Refero, shares his thoughts on the reality of the Health Systems Support Framework.
protect mental health, workplace

How to protect mental health in your workplace

Here, read about how to help protect mental health in your workplace through four measures that can help employees everyday.
digital transformation in healthcare, artificial intelligence

A European Commission perspective on digital transformation in healthcare

Marco Marsella, Head of Unit, Directorate-General Communications Network, Content and Technology (DG Connect), European Commission, speaks to OAG about AI and digital transformation in healthcare.
Mental Health and Illness in the public mirror

Mental health and illness in the public mirror

Magdalena Rosset, Miriam Jaspersen, Anja Dittrich, Eva Baumann and Paul Bomke share their research findings on how mental health and illness is reflected in journalism.
GP Futures Framework, Procurement frameworks in the NHS,

Procurement frameworks in the NHS: The GP Futures Framework

Brian Jones, Chief Executive at Partnership of East London Co-operatives, shares his thoughts on procurement frameworks in the NHS including the GP Futures Framework.
palatinate region, counselling

Peer counselling in the Palatinate region

In this article, Paul Bomke and Lena Kuntz discuss counselling centres in Germany, particularly in the Palatinate region.
air quality plan, cardiff

Cardiff wins £21million to implement air quality plan

Lesley Griffiths, Environment Minister, approved the revised air quality plan for Cardiff and awarded £21million to the city for implementation.
fetal medicine research

Fetal medicine research: Improving the health of pregnant women and their babies

Dr Nobuhiko Hayashi from The Fetal Medicine Foundation Japan, underlines the importance of improving the health of pregnant women and their babies through fetal medicine research and training.
viral diseases, food security

Viral diseases of food security and livelihood importance

Here, Professors Sharadhuli Kimera and Gerald Misinzo from Sokoine University of Agriculture, focus on viral diseases of food security that affect livelihood.
sodium current, nervous system

To speed up: Resurgent sodium current in the nervous system

Jason Tait Sanchez, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Associate Professor at Northwestern University, discusses resurgent sodium current in the nervous system.
Open Access Government 25 - January 2020 edition

Open Access Government January 2020

Open Access Government January 2020 has arrived! Here, you can learn about numerous government policy issues globally.
voice analysis technology, mind monitoring system

A mind monitoring system: Voice analysis technology

Shinichi Tokuno from Voice Analysis and Measurement of Pathophysiology, Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, at the University of Tokyo, provide an overview of “MIMOSYS”, a “mind monitoring” system that uses voice analysis technology.
epidemic of obesity, bisphenol A

Are plasticizing chemicals contributing to the worldwide epidemic of obesity?

Here, UC Davis focus on the prevalence of Bisphenol A (BPA) and further explore how this plasticizing chemical can be contributing to the worldwide epidemic of obesity.
humanising healthcare, NHS leadership

Humanising healthcare: Developing a leadership climate in the NHS

Jill Pennington, Consulting Director & Peter Clarke, Head of Product Consulting at PSI Talent Management, tell us what we need to know about how developing a leadership climate in the NHS humanises healthcare.
drug policy reform, psychedelic

The Psychedelic Renaissance and the importance of drug policy reform

In the view of Amanda Feilding, Founder of the Beckley Foundation, “Psychedelics are unique pharmacological compounds that hold the promise of a profound paradigm shift in psychiatry.” Here, we learn about the Psychedelic Renaissance and the importance of drug policy reform.
uk child poverty rate, social security

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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