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Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is calling on government to lead public awareness campaigns on dementia risk reduction and improving brain health. The call comes as a speech today from Secretary of State for Health and…

Today Health Secretary Matt Hancock is expected to set out his aim for people to have fire more years of healthy, independent life by 2035. Part of his plan to achieve this is to increase the use of technology to predict…

Responding to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s expected announcement of his prevention vision, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “This is great leadership from the Secretary…

This week we have a guest blog and case study from Dr. Jeremy Oliver from Royal Holloway University of London on the results from his recently published randomised controlled trial for an online training programme for working adults in setting and pursuing personal…

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…

Commentators such as Simon Duffy have written about the drastic impact of cuts in social care funding.  Hundreds of thousands of older people are being denied the right to a level of independent living they could achieve.  But this is…

Cell and Gene Therapies: The Goldrush continues News from Nowhere was pleased to receive from ReportLinker a review of the business opportunities in one of the mushrooming areas within the biopharmaceutical industry, Cell and Gene Therapies. Both of these therapy…

Looking to understand the dietary habits in the UK? The latest publication of the Government’s new National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS)[1] reveals that many of the food types we choose are far from nutrient rich, impacting on people’s vital…

The Lancet: Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 As a new study highlights the importance of prevention strategies to…