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Number of people with obesity doubles in 20 years

The number of people with obesity in England has almost doubled in the last twenty years from 6.9 to 13 million, according to new data by Diabetes UK.
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Policymakers must address reality of life with asthma and COPD

Charles Kinney, Communications Manager, EFA, argues that the policymakers have a long way to go addressing the reality of life with asthma and COPD.
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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.

How can IDD Therapy help unresolved back pain and sciatica?

In this article, Mark Webb MCSP, AACP, Broad Oaks Health Clinic, looks into IDD Therapy - a new way to help unresolved back pain and sciatica.
adult social care, NHS digital

UK adult social care has 2.6% funding increase

NHS Digital has published three reports which include the latest statistics on those in receipt of adult social care in England.
childhood obesity, brain structure

Childhood obesity linked to differences in the brain

Scientists at the University of Cambridge recently found that childhood obesity is associated with differences in brain structure, compared to the brains of children who are normal weight.
recovery from stroke

Recovery from stroke: The challenges

Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association explores the challenges around recovery from stroke.
Asia Analysis

Asia Analysis – October 2019

In this edition of Asia Analysis, we learn how data linkage and sharing for healthy longevity together present a global challenge, from Prof Makoto Suematsu and Prof Victor J Dzau, Co-chairs of Global Future Council for Human Enhancement and Longevity at the World Economic Forum.
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Swansea University Medical School’s Director of Research releases 100th cancer research paper

After a career spanning more than 20 years, a Swansea University Professor’s passion for research is as ‘strong as ever’, as he marks a very notable achievement – the release of his 100th cancer research paper.
diabetes and rationing

Diabetes and rationing in the UK

Jenny Hirst MBE, Co-Chair, highlights the charitable work involved at InDependent Diabetes Trust to support people living with diabetes in the UK.
cbd oil revolution

CBD oil revolution: Introducing what it is and why the hype?

Open Access Government delve into the CBD oil revolution in this introduction to CBD which explores the difference between CBD and THC, as well as a range of benefits and safety precautions for cannabidiol use in cancer patients and pregnant women.
Mfa1 fimbriae, Porphyromonas gingivalis,

Periodontal disease: Structure of Mfa1 fimbriae

Professor Yoshiaki Hasegawa discusses the structure and biogenesis mechanism of Mfa1 fimbriae from the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.
vitamin d in pregnancy

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy

Dr Larisa Corda Obstetrician and Gynaecologist shares her expert thoughts here on the role of vitamin D in pregnancy.
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The Academy of Medical Cannabis

Professor Mike Barnes, Director of Education at The Academy of Medical Cannabis shares his thoughts on the rescheduling of cannabis to a Schedule II substance in November of 2018 and access to medical cannabis prescriptions.
innovative nanocapsules

Innovative nanocapsules for skin care

Here, Carla Silva, Project Coordinator, Chief Technology Officer at CeNTI – Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials promotes the firm’s innovative nanocapsules for skin care.
protect hair from chemotherapy, cancer medicine

Scientists discover way to protect hair from chemotherapy

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments.
cardiopulmonary bypass, semi-automated circulatory system

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.
Elderly Health Service

A look at the Hong Kong Elderly Health Service

With a growing elderly population – and with it, a growing number of carers – Hong Kong’s Elderly Health Service has an increasingly important role in promoting both good physical and mental health, as this article reveals.
UK children unhappy, childhood report

Childhood report: One quarter of a million UK children unhappy

Almost a quarter of a million UK children are unhappy, according to a new report by the University of York and The Children’s Society.
clinical contact research

Clinical Contract Research: Building the digital bridge between clinical research and clinical care

Prof Dr Freimut Schliess, Director, Science & Innovation at Profil GmbH, sheds light on how Clinical Contract Research Organisations are building the digital bridge connecting clinical research and clinical care.

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