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Improvements to EU worker safety against cancer-causing chemicals

Improvements to EU worker safety against cancer-causing chemicals

The European Commission has proposed to improve workers safety by limiting their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals. Around 120,000 work-related cancer cases and 80,000 cancer-related deaths...
Opioid addiction warnings to be strengthened in UK

Opioid addiction warnings to be strengthened in UK

Regulators in the UK are strengthening opioid addiction and dependence warnings on patient information labels and leaflets. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)...
Government announces plan to protect care homes over winter

Government announces plan to protect care homes over winter

The UK Government has announced a new adult social care winter plan that aims to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections across care homes...
Psychedelics association to bridge medical establishment and industry gap

Psychedelics association to bridge medical establishment and industry gap

Leaders in the field of psychedelic medicine have joined forces to create the global Psychedelic Medicine Association (PMA), which aims to bridge the gap...
Ketamine therapy insights from experts in the field

Ketamine therapy insights from experts in the field

A Molecular Masterclass conference delved into the benefits, research, and policy surrounding ketamine therapy. The masterclass explored ketamine at the intersection of clinical care, research,...
WHO calls on governments to address safety threats to health workers

WHO calls on governments to address safety threats to health workers

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments and health care leaders to address persistent threats to the health and safety of health...
Sheffield care home sector receives continued financial support

Sheffield care home sector receives continued financial support

Care homes in Sheffield, UK, under the most financial pressure will continue to receive financial support from Sheffield City Council. Sheffield City Council has shared...
BMJ says social distancing rules are based on outdated science

BMJ says social distancing rules are based on outdated science

Experts at The British Medical Journal (BMJ) argue that current social distancing rules of one or two metres are based on outdated science and...
BAME babies receive £3.3m funding for a healthy start in life

BAME and deprived communities receive healthy start funding

A new, multi million pound funding package will benefit BAME and deprived communities to help give babies the best chance at a healthy start...
Contract tracing ineffective at containing COVID-19 spread

Contact tracing ineffective at containing COVID-19 spread

Contact tracing apps used to reduce the spread of COVID-19 are unlikely to be effective without proper uptake and support from control measures. A new...
Breakthrough finding shows children are silent spreaders of COVID-19

Breakthrough finding shows children are silent spreaders of COVID-19

A new study has provided critical data that shows children play a large role in the community spread of COVID-19. The comprehensive paediatric study, carried...
Investigation launched after Home Office psilocybin rescheduling response

Investigation launched after Home Office psilocybin rescheduling response

MP Crispin Blunt has launched an economic investigation following the Home Office’s response to the recent call for the rescheduling of psilocybin. The non-profit Conservative...

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