New figures on cancer survival in the UK

New figures on cancer survival in the UK

Cancer survival in the UK has improved since 1995, but still lags behind other high-income countries, according to new analysis by the International Cancer...
Dependence on prescription medicines uncovered in Public Health England review

Dependence on prescription medicines uncovered in Public Health England review

A Public Health England review of prescribed medicines has linked dependence on prescription medicines to deprivation. Public Health England has published the first-ever evidence review...
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Is in-depth knowledge of the NHS essential to your career?

Oli Hudson, Content Director and John Chater, Solutions Director in Education and Training, at Wilmington Healthcare explain how an in-depth knowledge of the fast-changing...
No deal Brexit and the NHS: A health service on the brink

No deal Brexit and the NHS: A health service on the brink

The BMA has published a new report on the dangers of a no deal Brexit and the NHS. The BMA has repeatedly warned that...
New analyses of the worldwide epidemiological evidence demonstrate link between HRT and breast cancer incidence, and find that some risk persists.

New research into link between HRT and breast cancer

New analyses of the worldwide epidemiological evidence demonstrate link between HRT and breast cancer incidence, and find that some risk persists for many years. An...
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Cognitant and UCB deliver immersive VR programme at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Cognitant Group and UCB have introduced a new programme that provides health information in the form of visual and immersive experiences.This new technology will...
The first medically approved back pain app launches in the EU and UK with the aim to end the nationwide epidemic of back pain in UK offices

First medically approved back pain app launches in EU and UK

The first medically approved back pain app launches in the EU and UK with the aim to end the nationwide epidemic of back pain...
NICE publishes updated guideline on diagnosis and treatment of hypertension

NICE publishes updated guideline on diagnosis and treatment of hypertension

NICE has issued its final updated guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension. The final guideline, published by the National Institute for Health and...
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Breaking the taboo around HRT

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been battling perceptions of its safety reputation for over 15 years. But for people going through menopause, it can...
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Cyber threats in healthcare: What are the risks?

FireEye have released a new report detailing cyber threats facing the healthcare industry. The report focuses on the three types of threat most common in...

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Junk DNA affects inherited cancer risk: New research

A new study published in the British Journal of Cancer shows that inherited cancer risk is not only affected by mutations in key cancer...
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Half of WHO-recommended policies to reduce chronic diseases are not put into practice

The first analysis of WHO-recommended policies to reduce chronic diseases finds that implementation is slowly improving, but on average just over half get no...
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New global survey shows public perceptions of lung cancer

New global survey shows public perceptions of lung cancer and also highlights that people believe that prognoses for the disease are dire, and there...

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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

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Novartis highlights progress in R&D pipeline

Novartis is holding an investor event to provide a comprehensive overview of the company’s progress in advancing its R&D pipeline. Key highlights to be presented...
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MSD’s new HIV-1 treatment approved for use on the NHS

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Image of map of the world held by two hands on blue background to show Half of WHO-recommended policies to reduce chronic diseases are not put into practice

Half of WHO-recommended policies to reduce chronic diseases are not put into practice

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Pf asked two consultants from top pharma recruitment consultancies for their views on what it takes to be a successful key account manager.   Andy Boyd, Senior...

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