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Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Over the recent decades more proof has shown that air pollutants are related to adverse health effects, so it’s time to re-evaluate air quality...
Spotlight: the European Public Health Association

Spotlight: the European Public Health Association

The European Public Health Association is committed to delivering a healthier future for the people of Europe. Read more as Health Europa explores. The European...
The growth of medical cannabis in Europe

The growth of medical cannabis in Europe

Stephen Murphy, the co-founder and managing director of Prohibition Partners, shares his thoughts on the evolving landscape of medical cannabis in Europe and looks...
Sugar tax news: research shows staggering support for sugar reduction

Sugar tax news: research shows staggering support for sugar reduction

New survey from Public Health England (PHE) shows overwhelming public support for decreasing sugar and calories in everyday foods, bringing a positive wave of...
UK Government immigration plan causes major concern for NHS

UK Government immigration plan causes major concern for NHS

Focusing on getting the UK Government immigration plan right, NHS Employers chief executive voices his concern regarding the Prime Minister’s speech at the CBI...
Fill That Gap makes healthcare possible whenever, wherever

Fill That Gap makes healthcare possible whenever, wherever

Fill That Gap is a small organisation with a big vision: to ensure qualified and experienced healthcare professionals are accessible to all. Several years ago,...
Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Northern China is now suffering with increased smog air pollution after the authorities relaxed air targets to encourage economic growth. Smog air pollution made a...
What do you know about the advantages of oligomerisation?

What do you know about the advantages of oligomerisation?

Semra Ince and Christian Herrmann of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, discuss the role of oligomerisation in proteins. Throughout known life there are 20 standard amino acids...
Hepatitis C in the UK – the path to elimination

Hepatitis C in the UK – the path to elimination

Following an 11% fall in hepatitis C-related deaths between 2016 and 2017, Rachel Halford makes the case for a national strategy to eliminate hepatitis...
Let’s talk about the taboo topic that is menstrual hygiene

Let’s talk about the taboo topic that is menstrual hygiene

WHO/Europe have been working together with Member States to develop policies to tackle the taboo topic of menstrual hygiene and develop better educational support...

Wellcome Trust and Gates Foundation announce backing for EU’s Plan-S

Plan-S is the controversial initiative demanding immediate open access to scientific literature, and now two of the biggest medical research funders are in support...
NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses by the end of the Brexit transition period

NHS to be short of 51,000 nurses by the end of the Brexit transition...

New report reveals the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses, enough to staff 45 hospitals, by the end of the Brexit transition period. The...

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