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Executive summary 1. Opportunities The 2020s will be the decade of proactive, predictive, and personalised prevention. This means: targeted support tailored lifestyle advice personalised care greater protection against future threats New technologies such as genomics and artificial intelligence will help…

LEADING health experts across the North have today joined together as a response to worsening health inequalities between the North and the rest of England showing over half of the North has a lower life expectancy than the worst area…

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Leading dementia figures from universities, pharmaceutical companies and charities have today identified six gaps in dementia research that present new opportunities to speed up the search for the first life-changing treatment for the condition. The work, funded by Alzheimer’s Research…

Nanoparticle Biomarker tagging is a conceptually new, breath profiling technique that utilizes a patented, ultra-sensitive & high-resolution detector which has been proven to be 100x more sensitive than current technology and functions as the basis for early detection. Each breath…

UK employees feel their most creative in the morning, with 11:05am being the optimal time 86% of workers can’t be creative when there is music playing in an office Doctors and engineers take longer to feel creative than any other…

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry has today issued its call for evidence. Issues relating to the gambling industry and individuals affected by disordered gambling are varied, and many are…

A new badge is launched today as a unifying symbol of pride in our 9 million social care champions and to raise money for care-related causes The founding members of the CARE badge community interest company (CIC) have today announced…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is encouraging the public to take advantage of NHS Health Checks to monitor their brain health and help prevent dementia. The call comes after Public Health England today reported that over…

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Published early online in CANCER,…

Call for evidence: Models of residential respite services for people with dementia Respite services give carers a break from caregiving. They are often seen as an essential element of support, one which may delay or prevent a move to a…