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The Chancellor hands out short-term Halloween treats for government departments, but the spectre of Brexit still looms large, comments Schroders Senior European Economist, Azad Zangana: The 2018 Budget was brought forward this year to avoid a nightmare clash with the…

UK ISA specialist, True Potential Investor, investigates the effects of the growing population The UKs population is growing, reaching an estimated 65.1 million people in 2015 and projected to pass 70 million people by 2026. What effect will a growing…

A new £20m research centre aimed at finding effective treatments for dementia will be officially opened at Cardiff University today by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething. More than 70 scientists from around the world have been recruited to the centre with…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is calling on government to increase funding into dementia as new data shows an increase in deaths due to the condition. Data released today by the Office for National Statistics showed…

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable…

  Flu prevention is back at the top of the agenda for health and social care professionals, as the threat of another tough winter for the NHS looms large. Cutting the number of flu infections among frontline health and social…

The majority of UK doctors are happy to be doctors, and find their jobs rewarding, but the majority say working in the NHS is getting harder, with staffing and workloads the biggest challenges.  More than 800 UK doctors responded to questions…

  Research shows adding Abbott’s High Sensitive Troponin-I diagnostic test to doctors’ existing standard of care can help more accurately determine a person’s chances of a heart attack or other cardiac event potentially months to years in advance Physicians now…

  Regular use of aspirin could help in the treatment of some cancers, finds a new review of 71 medical studies. The systematic review, which looked at the survival of 120,000 patients with cancer who took aspirin, compared with 400,000…