citizenAID urges everyone to download its free app

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Blog, Public Health | 0 comments

citizenAID was distressed to see the events in London unfolding yesterday and its sympathies go out to all those involved in the attack. citizenAID would also like to take this opportunity to praise the emergency services for their response to the event and the sacrifices that they make each day to keep the public safe. citizenAID is an app and pocket guide that has been developed to advise members of the public on what they can do in the...

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Health Conscious Brits shunning the Sunday roast

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Public Health | 0 comments

The Great British Sunday roast could become a thing of the past as new research reveals Brits are ditching the family favorite in favor of quicker and healthier alternatives. A survey by 1,034 UK adults by appliances etailer, AppliancesDirect, found that just 11% now enjoy the British tradition every week. Just 1 in 10 now sit down for a Sunday roast every week Brits are put off by the 800 calories per serving For a health conscious 1 in 5 the...

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New figures reveal doubling of UK dementia researchers since 2008

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Public Health | 0 comments

New analysis from Alzheimer’s Research UK has revealed that the number of dementia researchers working on the condition has almost doubled over six years. The charity’s report, published today (14 March) at their annual research conference in Aberdeen, highlights major improvements in the UK dementia research landscape as funding for research into the condition has increased. But while the gap between dementia and other disease areas has...

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City life and noise pollution is damaging our hearing

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Public Health | 0 comments

This Friday is World Hearing Day. To raise awareness about the damage that noise pollution is doing to our hearing, Mimi conducted a study and produced the World Hearing Index. The study shows an alarming 64% correlation between noise pollution and hearing loss. People in cities can expect their hearing age to be at least 10 years their actual age. Women in London have a hearing age of 15.5 years older than their actual age, and for men it is...

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Workplace absence costs UK economy £18bn per year

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Public Health | 0 comments

A new report launched today shows that workplace absence is costing the UK economy £18bn in lost productivity. This is part of an increasing trend that has seen workplace absence increase year-on-year since 2011 – having previously been on a downward trend since 1993. As a result, the report predicts that the cost of absence will increase to £21bn in 2020, and increase to £26bn in 2030. Cost of absence expected to reach £26bn in 2030  Mental...

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