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fitness and activity

People who lead a more active lifestyle generally enjoy a better overall state of wellbeing and happiness than their less physically-active counterparts, according to new research. 44% of people feel wellbeing at its highest when playing sport or exercising. The…

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News from Nowhere has a commercial theme at the beginning of 2017, asking “what’s in the January sales for health and wellbeing seekers?” Cosmetic surgery Less is more as ‘mini facelifts’ look set to be biggest trend for 2017, with…

Sleep

As today is the Winter Solstice, Shaun Subel, Strategy Director at VitalityHealth, has commented on the importance of a good night’s sleep. Given that in the run up to Christmas, many people are exhausted due to work events, gift stresses…

science

Bold steps are needed to ensure UK science has a prominent place in the global economy after Brexit, says a Lords report out today. The UK needs to retain current scientific talent and attract even more of the world’s leading…

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Medical tourism? Proton Partners International Ltd has received formal planning permission to build a new private-sector cancer treatment centre in Reading, Berkshire. Proton Partners will invest £30 million in its cancer centre in the Thames Valley Science Park and will…

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Financial pressures threaten to block a majority of UK adults from a choice of social care services to suit their individual needs, according to new research from national homecare provider Prestige Nursing + Care which sheds new light on the…

mental health

FirstCare, the absence management specialists, predict that this December will see UK workplace absence hit a new high. Across the UK, the company predicts, a total of 23 million working days will be lost in December, delivering a huge knock-on…

With Christmas just under weeks away, money worries has been revealed as the single biggest cause of stress for UK adults, according to new research.   Worrying about money causes 33% fall in wellbeing scores 52% wellbeing divide between society’s…

Junior Doctors

In November 2015 junior doctors in the National Health Service in England voted to take strike action if the government did not change its mind about a new contract, which had been debated for the previous two years. Just over…