Category: Health and Wellbeing

According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, two out of every three people believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their country1 yet someone develops the condition every three minutes2. This World Alzheimer’s Day (Saturday 21st September) Gavin Bashar,…

As World Alzheimer’s Day 2019 approaches (21 September), with the aim this year of raising global awareness and understanding of the stigma, stereotypes and myths that surround a dementia diagnosis; Alessio Brunello, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, comments that: ‘‘Its timely to…

Patients reject human conversations in favour of AI interactions   New research from EBO.ai, the artificial intelligence company optimising customer interactions, has revealed that the majority of NHS users prefer using digital messaging to communicate with the health service about their…

 Director of Wellbeing What Works, Nancy Hey, reflects on key takeaways from last week’s Spending Round announced by the Chancellor. Three key points 1) A shift to outcome measurement The Spending Review “sets out examples of the medium to long-term…

UK DIETARY INTAKES HAVE DETERIORATED IN THE LAST 20 YEARS TO THE DETRIMENT OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS.  Now in a wake-up call to the nation, a new study published in the Journal of Vitamins and Minerals[1] based on a new…

Leading MedTech firm – ANCON Medical – discusses what the future of medical tests will tell us Fingerprints have been used as a form of identification for centuries and were first used in a criminal investigation in 1892 to clear…

 Moving between jobs is now seen as a common reality of most people’s working lives, and we know that government and employer policies can affect both the frequency and type of job mobility happening in the UK, for example through…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is asking people to take part in a new survey that could help shape future treatments for dementia. The online survey asks for people’s views on the aspects of daily life…

Concerning new data reveals that parents are more active than their children, with low family activity levels being a key factor in this 77% of parents exercise more often than their children 77% of parents said that their family makes…