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How can you protect yourself from catching Coronavirus?

Coronavirus is now a potent word: We dilute the fake news down to facts, describing the WHO approved methods to protect you from catching Coronavirus.
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Ageing: Detection of cognitive impairment using voice analysis technology

Shinichi Tokuno from Voice Analysis and Measurement of Pathophysiology, Department of Bioengineering, at the University of Tokyo, shares with us what we need to know about the detection of cognitive impairment with the benefit of voice analysis technology concerning the ageing of people globally.
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New initiatives and partnerships point the way forward for antimicrobial resistance response

Peter Jackson, Executive Director of the AMR Centre, describes new initiatives and partnerships that point the way forward for the UK’s antimicrobial resistance response.
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European Commission announces €232 million aid package to tackle COVID-19

In a bid to tackle the recent outbreak of COVID-19 the European Commission has announced a new aid package worth €232 million.
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The effect of ‘fake news’ on the medical industry

In the current moment, how severely is the viral misinformation online (from anti-vaccination movements to deadly 'miracle' cures) impacting the medical industry?
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CND session of March 2020: Low THC products?

Here Kathleen Denoodt explains the role of ECDD and why she believes the recommendations of the investigative report should be followed.
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Protecting children from harmful food marketing

Professor Amandine Garde highlights the growing recognition of unhealthy food marketing as a major children’s rights issue, and what can and should be done to address it.
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Clean you hands: Hand hygiene training to prevent and control infections

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, underlines the WHO’s annual Clean Your Hands campaign and comments on harmonisation in hand hygiene training to help prevent and control infections.
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Multiple cases of coronavirus confirmed in the UK

Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty has announced that two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in England.
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Cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise

The cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise is placed under the spotlight here by a group of experts from Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany and the Danish Cancer Society.
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A brief overview of advances in neurodegenerative diseases

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides an overview of Neurodegenerative Diseases.
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A World Health Organization perspective on cannabidiol (CBD)

Here, we discover the World Health Organization perspective on cannabidiol (CBD), including how there has been a shift in how CBD is socially perceived following reports and recommendations.
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How to tackle air pollution in cities with intelligent traffic management

Kristina Stifter, Head of Global Communications at PTV Group, explains her stance on how to tackle air pollution in cities with intelligent traffic management.
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Global Obesity: A ticking time bomb

Here, Professor Barry M. Popkin and colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) examine research on global obesity.
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What are five climate ideas that improve global health?

Whilst the 25th UN Climate Conference (COP25) creates solutions to the climate crisis, let's discuss how climate policy can protect and improve global health.
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Europe’s silent killer: The air we breathe

Monika Kosinska, Programme Manager, Governance for Health Division at the World Health Organization explains why the air we breathe is Europe’s silent killer.

CBD market value expected to be almost £1 billion by 2025

Recent research commissioned by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis has revealed that the UK CBD market is worth £300 million.
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8.17 million people at risk of exclusion in a cashless society

Exclusion in a cashless society is becoming our reality, with eWallets, cards and bank transfers surviving as the most popular payment methods in 2018.
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WHO sends help to flooded populations across Africa

Erratic 2019 weather patterns have created increased flooded populations, bringing the sinister risk of water-borne diseases.
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WHO expert panel creates plan for digital tech use

The World Health Organization have launched a plan on digital tech use to meet global public health needs.

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