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69% of drivers are confused about the new general Government alcohol consumption guidelines 47% of these also believe that consuming one or two drinks before driving is legal TWO THIRDS of Brits admit to being unclear on the new general…

The Ryman Prize is a $250,000 annual award for the world’s best development, advance or achievement that enhances quality of life for older people. The prize is awarded each year by an international jury appointed by The Ryman Foundation. The…

nursing in the community - healthy communities - person-centred care

Study conducted in six European regions contributes to better understanding of how to improve the care for people with incontinence in their daily lives at home and in the community. Patient involvement, knowledge and provisions based on patient profiles were…

nursing in the community - healthy communities - person-centred care

A new report from NHS Benchmarking, published on April 11th, has for the first time combined financial, workforce, quality and outcome data to paint a uniquely detailed picture of current standards in acute hospital care for older people. Key findings…

Innovations coming from outside the traditional healthcare industry span a wide spectrum of products and services, but all take advantage of advances in digital technologies and the ability to analyze and present large amounts of data in new ways. From…

Food, work, stress- Image of fruit as part of a good sugar reduced diet

As news today suggests that a fifth of the world’s population will be obese by 2025, health initiative BHWA advises employers that they have the power to influence the obesity crisis and it’s in their best interests to act. According…

Digital health, data generation

Factors that influence when boys go through puberty could affect a man’s future risk of developing prostate cancer, a large study funded by World Cancer Research Fund has found[1]. For the first time, sexual maturation was assessed using genetic markers…

Ed Fletcher, CEO of the UK’s medical negligence and serious injury law firm, Fletchers Solicitors, argues that fixed fees will create an opportunity to improve care standards and bring the number of medical negligence claims down In 2014, the Government…