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Medical Psychedelics Working Group to campaign for drug rescheduling 

Medical Psychedelics Working Group to campaign for drug rescheduling 

The Medical Psychedelics Working Group has now been launched in the UK to campaign for the rescheduling of all psychedelic drugs for research and...
Higher rates of pain and bleeding in women with Essure implants

Higher rates of pain and bleeding in women with Essure implants

Global law firm PGMBM has welcomed the publication of new data regarding the safety and side-effects of permanent birth control device Essure. The interim results...
Supporting frontline nurses’ mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19

Supporting frontline nurses’ mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19

The European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) and GAMIAN-Europe have released a joint statement calling for the prioritisation of frontline workers mental health and...
Cumberlege review: law firm seeks redress and accountability

Cumberlege review: law firm seeks redress and accountability

Global law firm PGMBM has welcomed the publication of the Cumberlege review, an independent report into the safety and side-effects of treatments recommended and...
Chronic digestive diseases: gut microbiome and healthy nutrition

Chronic digestive diseases: gut microbiome and healthy nutrition

Leading digestive health experts and MEP Sarah Wiener address how healthy nutrition, starting from a young age, can help to reduce the risk of...
Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

A budget €100bn is being proposed for Horizon Europe, with funds allocated for health support for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, very young,...
Planning ahead: the global implications of growing ageing populations

Planning ahead: the global implications of growing ageing populations

People across the world are living longer thanks to better healthcare. Now, a new study is helping policymakers prepare for the challenges of global...
Is technology a distraction or a salvation for the NHS during COVID-19?

Is technology a distraction or a salvation for the NHS during COVID-19?

Krittika Bhattacharya and Rory Tanner of the Health Tech Alliance explore the potential of technology to support the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. Technology...
2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

HEQ introduces our special feature celebrating the work of nurses and midwives in honour of 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. 2020...
The social impact of current science dissemination strategies

The social impact of current science dissemination strategies

EFN Secretary General Paul De Raeve and Patricia Davidson, Dean of the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University, review the social impact of...
A look at the essential role of nurses

A look at the essential role of nurses

We speak to Brando Benifei MEP and Professor Patricia Davidson about the essential role of nurses. The nursing profession plays an essential role in the...
ECDC expert discusses the need for public health support

ECDC expert discusses the need for public health support

ECDC Principal Expert for Emergency Preparedness and Response Dr Agoritsa Baka on the need for public health support. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and...

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