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Medicinal cannabis requires further clinical research and educational support

Dr Mark Ware, Chief Medical Officer at Canopy Growth, provides an overview of the research that already exists around medicinal cannabis and explains why there is a need to educate clinicians further.
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Biology: The remarkable advances in stem cell research

Graham Rowe, Lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Derby turns the spotlight on an aspect of biology that concerns the remarkable advances that have been made in stem cell research.
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How unfair prescription charges are putting people with asthma at risk

Asthma UK’s recent report reveals the debilitating impact asthma prescription charges are having on people’s health and wellbeing. Dr Samantha Walker, Director of Policy and Research at Asthma UK explains more.
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Home chemical pollutants harm fertility of men and dogs

The University of Nottingham suggests that environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs.
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Type 2 diabetes remission programme costs £1,000 for NHS

The cost of delivering a Type 2 diabetes remission programme in the NHS has been revealed to cost £1000 by a new study.
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Theories underpinning psychological practice ‘wrong’

A computer game devised by University of Manchester psychologists has called into question the theories which have been used for over a century, suggesting psychological practice has been wrong.
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Skype hypnotherapy as an effective treatment for IBS

The University of Manchester has found that Skype hypnotherapy is an effective treatment for people with severe irritable bowel syndrome.
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Tackling sepsis through hand hygiene

Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, at GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd explores hand hygiene and how infection prevention measures can be strengthened to help save lives.
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Technology use only explains 0.4% of adolescent mental health

Researchers at the University of Oxford have performed the most definitive study to date on the relationship between technology use and adolescent mental health, examining data from over 300,000 teenagers and parents in the UK and USA.
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Sleeping on the job: Customs from countries around the world

There’s a proven link between lack of sleep and negative emotion, but is catching 40 winks whilst at work a proven solution?
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The time is now for mental health research

Research Director at MQ: Transforming Mental Health, Dr Sophie Dix argues that now is the time is now for mental health research.
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Introducing cystic fibrosis from an expert perspective

Gary Connett from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust introduces the subject of cystic fibrosis (CF) from his expert perspective, on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
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Healthcare in Hong Kong: A focus on elderly health services

The priorities of healthcare in Hong Kong are explored here, with a special focus on the delivery of elderly health services in the country.
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UK launches 5-year antimicrobial resistance action plan

Government has published 5-year national action plan and a 20-year vision for how the UK will contribute to containing and controlling antimicrobial resistance.
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How to improve stress management methods in 2019

Darren Hockley, managing director DeltaNet International, provides some top tips on how to boost your stress management methods.
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GPs prescribe more opioids for pain in poor Northern areas, study reveals

English patients living in poorer areas are likely to be prescribed more opioids for pain by their GPs, according to a study led by University of Manchester and University of Nottingham researchers.
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UK-Japanese partnership to tackle degenerative diseases

Medical researchers in Britain and Japan are to join forces in the fight to advance research into treatments for degenerative diseases.
Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control (JOCOC)

Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control (JOCOC)

Promoting healthier bones and an improved quality of life for osteoporosis sufferers through prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.
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Healthcare professionals require training in patient death conversations

Sensitive conversations about death is never going to be easy - could more practice and candid feedback help healthcare professionals gain confidence?
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A trans-disciplinary approach to cancer research

The use of a trans-disciplinary approach to cancer research is necessary for complex systems like tumors.

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