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More than 400 people will benefit from CAR-T therapy NICE approval 

Over 400 people with an aggressive form of lymphoma are set to benefit from the first CAR-T therapy recommended for routine use in the...
Understanding the gut microbiome and lifestyle medicine

Understanding the gut microbiome and lifestyle medicine

Dr Sheena Fraser and Dr Siobhan McCormack discuss the vast and impactful workings of the gut microbiome and why the Lifestyle Medicine approach is...
Patients with private health insurance are likely to receive more treatment

Patients with private health insurance are likely to receive more treatment 

Patients in Switzerland with private health insurance are more likely to receive cardiac treatment than patients with basic health insurance, according to the University...
Understanding malnutrition in adults

Understanding malnutrition in adults

Sarah Coe, Nutrition Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation shares some of the key risk factors and warning signs for malnutrition in adults. Good nutrition...
Why we must address period poverty in the UK nowWhy we must address period poverty in the UK now

Why we must address period poverty in the UK now

Monet Bailey spoke with Tina Leslie, the Founder of the Freedom4Girls charity, about how it is tackling the challenges surrounding menstrual health and the...
Children on medication for depression has risen by almost 60% in the UK

Children on medication for depression has risen by almost 60% in the UK 

Prescription of medication for depression in children is up by nearly 60%, according to a new study from the University of Aberdeen.   The same study...
NHS urge the public to get flu jabs as hospital cases continue to rise

NHS urge the public to get flu jabs as hospital cases continue to rise  

The NHS has urged the public to come forward and receive their flu jabs as hospital cases soar.  NHS staff and patients from around England...
NHS cancer treatment rates are highest on record in 2022 

NHS cancer treatment rates are highest on record in 2022 

Figures show that over 320,000 people received NHS cancer treatment from November 2021 to October 2022 – the highest year on record.   To start the...
The wait for orthopaedic surgery could rise to seven years in Scotland

The wait for orthopaedic surgery could rise to seven years in Scotland  

According to the University of Aberdeen, wait times for orthopaedic surgery in Scotland could rise to seven years if the current backlog is not...
Recruitment and retention in adult social care services

Recruitment and retention in adult social care services

The crippling effects of workforce shortages are being felt across adult social care services. Oonagh Smyth, CEO of Skills for Care, discusses the key...
What is Strep A and is it serious?

What is Strep A and is it serious? 

Parents across the UK have been urged to check their children for symptoms of Strep A infection amid a surge in deaths in children...
Almost half of young people report mental health problems

Almost half of young people report mental health problems

New research from University College London and the Sutton Trust has revealed that mental health problems in 16 and 17-year-olds have increased by over...
New life-extending treatment recommended for rare gastroesophageal cancer

New life-extending treatment recommended for rare gastroesophageal cancer

Around 3,000 people could be eligible for a new life-extending combination therapy to treat rare forms of gastroesophageal cancer. Gastroesophageal cancer, also known as gastroesophageal...
Fetal balloon procedure is safe during an emergency c-section 

Fetal balloon procedure is safe during an emergency c-section 

New evidence by NICE indicates that fetal balloon procedure during an emergency c-section to safely deliver the baby.   The National Institute of Health and...
Cutting-edge bionic arms are now available on the NHS

Cutting-edge bionic arms are now available on the NHS

The NHS has announced that amputees in England will now be able to access life-changing bionic arms.  Newly available bionic arms will be offered to...
Cases of inflammatory arthritis have increased by 40% since 2004

Cases of inflammatory arthritis have increased by 40% since 2004

New research from Keele University has found that the proportion of adults in England diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis has increased by at least 40%...
The rise of the monkeypox virus

The rise of monkeypox virus

Health Europa Quarterly explores the origins of the monkeypox virus which has been dominating headlines in recent months following an uptick in cases. Since May...
A new study will aim to revolutionise well-being for children in care

A new study will aim to revolutionise well-being for children in care 

A pending study from Kingston University, London will assess how mental health and well-being support can be improved for young people and children in...
Oxford researchers to receive £122m funding for healthcare research

Oxford researchers to receive £122m funding for healthcare research

Research institutions in Oxford will collaborate on healthcare research using £122 million in government funding. A new partnership between the University of Oxford and Oxford...
Health policy officials urged to address post-pandemic social issues

Health policy officials urged to address post-pandemic social issues

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have urged the UK government to urgently tackle issues and inequalities bought on by the pandemic in...

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