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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…

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…

£46,759,000 spent on smoking on a daily basis New research by the health insurance comparison website, Cuuver.com, has revealed just how much money the UK spends on smoking, every year. There are currently 7.6million smokers in the United Kingdom, smoking an…