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A new study led by University of Oxford researchers on over 82,000 participants has shown that difficulty hearing spoken conversations is associated with up to 91% increased risk of dementia. Hearing impairment affects around 1.5 billion individuals worldwide (World Health Organization), and…

New research review reveals tea wellness benefits across the age divide A new review, published in Nutrition and Food Technology[1] and commissioned by the Tea Advisory Panel (TAP), has discovered that drinking tea offers wellness benefits from childhood to old age. Using…

The health sector’s resourcing shortfall and recent reports of burnout and short staffing paint a worrying picture. Waitlists for treatment are the highest since records began.  Technology will be central to tackling this.  While no silver bullet, it can drive…

  BMA council has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for the Health and Care Bill to be rejected, arguing that it is the wrong time to be reorganising the NHS, fails to address chronic workforce shortages or to protect the NHS…

8th July 2021 – HRA Pharma plans to launch the first type of contraceptive pill* available to women in the UK without a prescription after a consultation with a pharmacist, following reclassification by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. This authorisation may…

Cardiff University-led research finds people judge pandemic risk by magnitude of policy response The UK public is likely to take the COVID-19 pandemic less seriously once restrictions are lifted, according to new research led by Cardiff University. Psychologists found lockdown…

Clinicians are exiting the NHS at a faster rate and in greater numbers than ever before. This is not hearsay: recent BMJ polling suggests that 1 in 5 medics are seriously considering a different career. Many cite the stress of…

The University of Oxford today started vaccinations of a novel HIV vaccine candidate as part of a Phase I clinical trial in the UK. The goal of the trial, known as HIV-CORE 0052, is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity…

Respectful Care Mansfield, part of the Respectful Care Group, which has five branches across the East Midlands, has appointed a Welfare Liaison and Mental Health First Aider after recognising the effects of COVID-19 and day to day pressures placed on…

The COVID-19 pandemic left a lasting impact on communities and economies worldwide. In its wake, healthcare has become a top priority as the challenges of navigating the pandemic exposed pressing systemic gaps. This situation, along with other factors like a…

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