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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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Scientists discover gene that prevents obesity

Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Ageing and multimorbidity

It is estimated that more than 3 million people in the UK have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.
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Modern laws: The psychological impact of racism on healthcare

Here Tamara Muhammad, barrister at One Pump chambers, discusses her insight into the law and the unique psychological impact of racism to ethnic minorities.
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Why cannabidiol really is the next big thing

From the stories appearing about CBD and its near miraculous effects, to the pharmaceutical companies rushing to catch up, it seems everyone is taking about cannabidiol.
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SACIDS: One Health analysis

The SACIDS analysis reveals how SACIDS One Health partnership is addressing urgent problems of infectious disease in Africa, using science and technology.
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What happens to the body when you don’t sleep for days?

In this article, the health impact of when you don't sleep for days is explored: Find out what happens to you cognitively, physically, mentally and hormonally.
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Q fever: An emerging problem in LMIC and the need for improved vaccines

Q fever is an emerging problem in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) and, therefore, there is a need for improved vaccines, in the view of Head of Disease Control at Moredun Research Institute.
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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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NHS staff can now upskill in revolutionary Genomic medicine at Swansea University

Swansea University Medical School’s Master’s degree in genomic medicine has been designed to help NHS staff to understand and use the growing personalised medicine approach.
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We need to talk about access to medical cannabis

Ramya Sriram, manager at Kolabtree, explains why many patients in the UK still cannot access medical cannabis and how scientific communication and further research can lead to change.
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‘I bottle it up’: The emotions of solitary confinement

New research will set out to examine the emotional world of solitary confinement: Dr Ben Laws from the Institute of Criminology discusses his project, and how the experience of ‘deep confinement’ might shape the lives of prisoners.
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Research shows gaslighting in UK workplace is ‘normal’

Over half of respondents to recent research say they have experienced gaslighting at work, exposing a negative dynamic in UK offices.
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New data on gender pay gap in medicine

New data on the gender pay gap in Medicine Review shows that in the NHS, 2 in 3 consultants are men and that men earn £1.17 for every £1 earned by women.
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Guard Patch: Intelligent wearable technology with IoT and platforms

Professor Shuenn-Yuh Lee, National Cheng Kung University, discusses his mission to build a user-friendly development platform with smart wearable technology, in this report.
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Research links common lung conditions to heart disease

The University of Manchester found that patients with common lung diseases are substantially more likely to suffer a heart attack and develop other major heart problems.
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UK government publish report on increasing crack use

Public Health England and the Home Office have published an investigative report on the rise in crack cocaine use in 6 areas of England.
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Healthcare solutions partner publishes EU Exit mitigation plan

HealthTrust Europe (HTE), today (25 March) published their EU Exit mitigation plan to counter risk from Brexit, to further support the continuity of high-quality patient care.
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The UK’s most stressed cities, ages and professions

In 2018 it was reported that 74% of the UK felt too overwhelmed or stressed to cope, but a year on: Which city, age and professions are the most affected by stress?
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WHO launches new global influenza strategy

WHO released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza.

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