Posts for health

How five short intentions can help people recovering from depression stay on track

Jacob_09/Shutterstock Michael Lucock, University of Huddersfield About one in six people in England report experiencing anxiety or depression in any given week, and depression is a major cause of disability […]

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Mental health: one in three young people in England are struggling – new report

Shutterstock/Lincoln Beddoe Kayleigh Chester, University of Hertfordshire; Ellen Klemera, University of Hertfordshire, and Fiona Brooks, University of Technology Sydney We have seen a dramatic change in health trends for young […]

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Malnutrition is on the rise in older adults – how to spot the signs

Spotting the signs isn’t always easy. Toa55/ Shutterstock Taibat Ibitoye, University of Reading While the obesity crisis is still considered the foremost public health epidemic in the west, one often […]

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Let babies be in charge of how much they eat – it could help them stay a healthy weight

Don’t mind the mess. shutterstock/Mcimage Sara Wyn Jones, Swansea University; Amy Brown, Swansea University, and Michelle Lee, Swansea University How babies are fed is often a topic of hot discussion. […]

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Tooth decay in children – is it time to put the needle and drill away?

visuelldesign/Shutterstock Nicola Innes, University of Dundee and Mark Robertson, University of Dundee Nearly half of all British adults and just over one in five Australian adults fear the dentist. Research […]

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From Monday, state schools can stock free period products for young people

From Monday 20 January, schools and colleges across the country will be able to order a range of period products from supplier phs Group, making period products readily available for […]

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1 in 5 adults abused before 16

Around one in five adults in England and Wales experienced a form of child abuse before they turned 16, official figures from the Office for National Statistics show. The ONS […]

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Government to collaborate with pharmaceutical company to tackle heart disease

Up to 30,000 lives could be saved over the next decade thanks to a proposed government collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis to tackle heart disease – a leading cause of […]

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Body clock affects how the immune system works — new findings

Aaron Amat/Shutterstock David Ray, University of Oxford and Gareth Kitchen, University of Manchester All life on Earth has evolved to cope with a rotating planet which results in the predictable […]

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Five rules from psychology to help keep your new year’s resolutions

How to keep going with those resolutions. Shutterstock Brian Harman, De Montfort University and Janine Bosak, Dublin City University We are creatures of habit. Between a third and half of […]

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