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Insulin use to treat type 2 diabetes trebles

The number of UK patients receiving prescriptions for insulin increased (almost tripled) between 1991 and 2010. The number of people with prescriptions for insulin for type 2 diabetes overtook th...

07 Feb '14 | Diabetes

Causes of snacking (leading to high BMI)

The nucleus accumbens region of the brain is associated with motivation and reward and has been found to play a significant role in a person's drive to eat between meals, so-called snacking being a...

23 Jul '12 | Overeating | Bristol

Could targeting the skin help prevent the spread of HIV?

Applying a vaccine patch to the skin with thousands of tiny micro-needles could help boost the body's immune response and prevent the spread of life-threatening infections like HIV and TB. This is ...

11 Jul '11

Possible genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's Disease

Identification of possible genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's Disease has resulted from recent research conducted in the UK and USA. Scientists have confirmed one gene variant and have identified...

04 Apr '11 | Alzheimer's Disease

South Wales' first self-management course for those with long-term mental health issues

The Mental Health Foundation is holding South Wales’ first self-management training course for people with a long-term mental health diagnosis in the Canton area of Cardiff in Feb 2010. The course ...

03 Feb '10

Otago-UK research may bring 'radical overhaul' to family court system

How best to support children affected by conflicts within families is the subject of an innovative study. Researchers will examine the roles of both negative parenting and children's own interpreta...

29 Jun '09 | Child Welfare | UK & New Zealand

THT and regional partners aim to roll out Play Zone nationally

After a successful pilot in London and Brighton, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is working with a range of regional HIV and sexual health organisations to launch Play Zone across England and Wales. P...

14 Apr '09 | UK-wide

School sexual health clinics could reduce teenage pregnancy rate (UK)

Young people are more likely to use sexual health services if they can access them in schools, according to research being presented today at the Royal College of Nursing's 2009 International Resea...

25 Mar '09 | School Health Services | UK

Parents take children with minor illnesses to A&E for supportive advice (RCN)

Many parents who take their children to A&E with minor illness do so to obtain better practical advice about how to treat their child's condition at home. This is part of information being presente...

25 Mar '09 | child health | UK

IKEA, UNICEF and Save the Children team up for children

IKEA, UNICEF and Save the Children team up for children. The IKEA Soft Toy Campaign is an opportunity for both IKEA customers and co-workers to get involved in working for children in the run-up to...

30 Oct '08 | Child Welfare | International

British Medical Association in Wales calls for law to regulate provision of sunbeds

BMA Cymru Wales is deeply concerned about the link between cosmetic sunbed use and the rising incidence of skin cancer in Wales and is suggesting that the National Assembly for Wales, as part of it...

06 Sep '06 | Use of Sunbeds | Wales

Ask Angels: St Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St Swithun's day if thou be fair, For forty days 'twill rain na mair'

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