Technology-based mobile health takes off in developing countries – The Guardian


The Guardian

Technology-based mobile health takes off in developing countries
The Guardian
Soon opticians – and even their assistants – will be able to check people's vision using just a mobile phone, and it won't matter if they're not sure what they're seeing because the phone will know what to look for. Space-age future? Far from it. The ...

Schizophrenia research breakthrough identifies over 100 genes involved – The Independent


Schizophrenia research breakthrough identifies over 100 genes involved
The Independent
The huge international study by the Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium analysed the DNA of about 37,000 schizophrenia patients and compared the smallest mutations to those found in about 113,000 healthy people.

World Health Organization Recommends PrEP: Prevention or Perpetuating … – Huffington Post


World Health Organization Recommends PrEP: Prevention or Perpetuating ...
Huffington Post
This month the World Health Organization recommended that all HIV-negative, sexually active "men who have sex with men" ("MSM") and trans women consider pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which is the daily use of Truvada, an antiretroviral drug ...

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Health dept.: West Virginia clinic reused needles – Businessweek


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Health dept.: West Virginia clinic reused needles
Businessweek
The investigation by West Virginia health officials found that, prior to November 2013, needles and syringes were reused at Valley Pain Management in McMechen to administer pain medications and saline solutions. They said the same pain medication vial ...
Health officials: West Virginia clinic reused needles; patients there, Ohio ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Scottish independence could be ‘very positive’ for health, says Sir Harry Burns – The Independent


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Scottish independence could be 'very positive' for health, says Sir Harry Burns
The Independent
"If they did, then that would be very positive for their health. If people felt that they were able to engage more with local government, with central government and make choices more easily for themselves then that would improve their health." His ...
Sir Harry Burns: Yes could be positive for healthSNP (press release)
Independence could improve Scotland's poor health, argues former Chief ...Telegraph.co.uk

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Be active this summer for your health’s sake – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press


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Be active this summer for your health's sake
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Lucy Macleod, interim director of public health at Norfolk County Council, said: “All parents want the best for their children, and encouraging them to be more active can not only improve their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic ...

UK facing major health and productivity challenge over next 20 years – OnMedica


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UK facing major health and productivity challenge over next 20 years
OnMedica
The UK workforce is facing a major health and productivity challenge, with the associated costs set to far exceed the original estimate of £100 billion over the next 20 years, warns the Fit for Work UK Coalition in call for action*, published today ...
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Half of UK workers will have chronic health condition by 2030Employee Benefits

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Half of UK workers will have chronic health condition by 2030 – Employee Benefits


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Half of UK workers will have chronic health condition by 2030
Employee Benefits
A comprehensive cross-government strategy and programme for health and work. Clear national leadership with the appointment of a national clinical director for health and work. Accessible information for people with long-term conditions to help them ...
UK workforce facing major health/productivity challengePharmaTimes
UK facing major health and productivity challenge over next 20 yearsOnMedica

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