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A report published by data powerhouse Statista looks at the measures being taken by countries around the world to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. In addition to comparing the measures by regions and intensity, the DossierPlus analyzes the spread of…

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British Society of Gerontology calls on Government to reject policy responses to COVID-19 based only on chronological age  The British Society of Gerontology (BSG) urges the Government to reject the formulation and implementation of policy based on the simple application…

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As Nutrition & Hydration week clearly shows, what we drink is as important as what we eat. And this is especially true for tea which benefits several key areas of health, such as cognitive function, gut health and body fat…

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The Centre for Ageing Better calls for “fundamental cultural shift” to overturn ageist attitudes. A new review of the evidence highlights ageism in health and social care settings, with ageing seen as an inevitable process of decline. These attitudes can…

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Message from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing: The Centre for Thriving Places has produced the Thriving Places Index. It’s an important tool that can help local authorities and communities understand wellbeing in their local context. We continue to work…

Alzheimer's Research UK

ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH UK Alzheimer’s Research UK has welcomed the Chancellor’s Spring Budget commitment to boost R&D investment to £22 billion a year. The charity says that it hopes to see part of this funding used to deliver the government’s Dementia…

Women in science

From Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin, to the contemporary Cori Bargmann, women have contributed immensely in the world of science and technology. And while it used to be, and still is, a male dominated industry; the number of women choosing…

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Responding to the letter by the Health Secretary inviting MPs and peers to cross-party talks on social care, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “This is welcome news. For too…

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Statement from the World Health Organization (WHO) that we are in “uncharted territory” on the coronavirus outbreak comes as no surprise as Covid-19 infections are spreading beyond China at an alarming pace, with several clusters of outbreaks being reported in…

On Tuesday 25th February 2020, the Institute of Health Equity  (IHE) launched the ‘Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On‘ report. Ten years since the publication of The Marmot Review Fair Society, Healthy Lives, for the first time in more than…

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