Category: Health and Wellbeing

May 14th – 16th 2019 The closing date for abstract submission for the 5th International Global Network of Public Health Nurses conference, to be in held in Nairobi Kenya, May 14th – 16th 2019, closes on September 30th 2018. The theme of the conference…

A new survey by Cleveland Clinic in the United States reveals a disconnect between the sexes when it comes to staying on top of their health. In two online surveys among approximately 2,000 U.S. men and women 18 years or…

 This week’s guest blog is from Larissa Pople, Senior Researcher at The Children’s Society, on their latest Good Childhood Report, published this week. It is their annual digest of the latest trends, statistics and findings relating to children’s self-reported wellbeing…

fitness and activity

– Almost two thirds admit to providing amateur fitness advice to friends and family – – Workplaces up and down the country are most susceptible to this kind of unsound advice – – 68% of women admit they have given…

You can’t eat food after the “Best before” date.  This is not true! The best before date is a confusing little date, that tells you when you a recommended date that the food you have will be at its absolute…

Ahead of next week’s publication of the evidence review on Family, Outdoor Recreation and Wellbeing we gain an insight from Jenifer White from Historic England on the historic and cultural importance of public parks, the benefits to mental health and…

Food, work, stress- Image of fruit as part of a good sugar reduced diet

A survey commissioned by the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) reveals that faddy diets and poor knowledge of nutrition are putting the nation’s bone health at risk. Commenting on the survey findings, Dietitian Dr Carrie Ruxton, said: “Calcium…

Food, work, stress- Image of fruit as part of a good sugar reduced diet

New study reveals significant nutrient gaps MILLIONS of young adults have such low levels of vitamins and minerals they are jeopardising their fertility and long-term health, new research has revealed. An in-depth analysis of data from the UK National Diet…

An e-learning programme that trains care home staff to engage in meaningful social interaction with people who have dementia improves wellbeing and has sustained benefits. People with dementia in care homes experience just two minutes of social interaction each day…

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Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling for urgent investment in dementia research, following new statistics that show the condition accounted for 13% of all UK deaths last year. The figures were released by the Office for National Statistics today (Wednesday 18…