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EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT SALT INTAKE, THE PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSIBILITY DEAL, AND HEALTH

Research, published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, reports that the reduction in dietary salt intake in England...

EXPERT REACTION TO HOME OFFICE ANNUAL STATISTICS OF SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES ON LIVING ANIMALS 2018

Dr Mike Turner, Director of Science, Wellcome: “This year's Home Office animal research figures show that the overall number of procedures...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO WHO DECLARING THE EBOLA OUTBREAK IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO A PHEIC (PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OF INTERNATIONAL CONCERN)

Prof Jonathan Ball, Professor of Molecular Virology, University of Nottingham, said: “ This doesn't mean that the global threat of...

ANNUAL HOME OFFICE STATISTICS ON ANIMAL RESEARCH

On Thursday 18th July the Home Office published its 2018 statistics on animals used in scientific procedures. Journalists came along...

 
 
 

GENDER DYSPHORIA IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE - WHAT GOES ON AT THE GENDER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICE?

When children and young people feel distress about their gender identity, how are they supported? The number of referrals to services...

EXPERT REACTION TO USING ARTIFICIAL SNOW TO STABILISE THE WEST ANTARCTIC ICE SHEET

A study, published in Science Advances , reports that deposition of large quantities of artificial snow may reduce the rate of disintegration...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO NEW REPORT FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE ON TOXIC CHEMICALS IN THE HOME

A report, published by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee , setting out the growing problem of chemical pollution and...

EXPERT REACTION TO A CONFERENCE POSTER ON HEARING AIDS AND DEMENTIA RISK

Research presented in a conference poster at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, reports that use of hearing aids...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO A STUDY ON SCREEN TIME AND DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS

Research, published in JAMA Paediatrics, reports an association between screen time and an increase in symptoms of depression. Dr Bernadka...

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT LIFESTYLE, GENETIC RISK AND DEMENTIA

Research, published in JAMA, reports that living a healthy lifestyle may reduce the risk of dementia. Prof Tara Spires-Jones, UK Dementia...

 
 
 

THE EFFECTS OF ANTIBIOTICS ON FLU SEVERITY AND GUT BACTERIA

In recent years, there has been increasing evidence that bacteria in the gut contribute to a range of processes in the body and brain...

KETAMINE FOR DEPRESSION

Treatment resistant depression effects a third of those with major depressive disorder. With limited treatment options available for...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO REPORTS OF ANGELA MERKEL SHAKING

Experts comment on German Chancellor Angela Merkel being seen shaking at an official event for the third time. Prof K Ray Chaudhuri,...

EXPERT REACTION TO CONFERENCE ABSTRACT LOOKING AT INSULIN NASAL SPRAY AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION

An abstract, being presented at the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behaviour conference, reports that insulin delivered as a nasal...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY ON CBT FOR GAMING AND INTERNET ADDICTION

An RCT, published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy was able to help some sufferers of internet addiction...

EXPERT REACTION TO EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON CITIES

Research. published in PLOS One , reports predicted changes that major world cities will undergo as a result of climate change. Prof...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT SUGARY DRINKS AND CANCER RISK

A study, published in the The BMJ, reports a possible association between higher consumption of sugary drinks and an increased risk...

EXPERT REACTION TO ANALYSIS PIECE ON ADDED BENEFIT OF NEW DRUGS ENTERING GERMAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Research, published in The BMJ, reports that half of new drugs introduced to the German healthcare system have no added benefit. Dr...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO PAPER LOOKING AT NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS AND DIETARY INTERVENTIONS, AND HEART DISEASE AND DEATH

Research, published in Annals of Internal Medicine , reports that few nutritional supplements or dietary interventions offer protection...

EXPERT REACTION TO HPV VACCINE, MODELLING OF CANCER PREVENTION, AND INTRODUCTION IN SEPTEMBER OF VACCINE PROGRAMME FOR BOYS

Public Health England have announced plans to provide boys with the HPV vaccine for the first time. This in light of estimates that...

 
 
 



Who is Lucie Donlan? Meet the Love Island series 5 contestant and surfer

Who is Lucie Donlan? Meet the Love Island series 5 contestant and surfer

Love Island is back for its fifth series - with a whole new cast looking for romance. Here's the lowdown on Lucie Donlan... Meet Lucie Donlan... Who is Lucie coupled up with on... Read more ...

Sevilla's Joris Gnagnon apologises for ‘heinous' tackle on Liverpool's...

Sevilla's Joris Gnagnon apologises for ‘heinous' tackle on Liverpool's Yassser Larouci

Joris Gnagnon wiped out Yasser Larouci in Boston on Sunday Sevilla defender Joris Gnagnon has publicly apologised for his horror tackle on Liverpool's Yasser Larouci, which he... Read more ...

Liverpool's Yasser Larouci suffers worrying injury after being kicked by...

Liverpool's Yasser Larouci suffers worrying injury after being kicked by Sevilla star

Liverpool were taking on Sevilla at Boston's Fenway Park when Yasser Larouci was injured Read more ...

Walthamstow fire - 70 firefighters tackling huge blaze at The Mall shopping...

Walthamstow fire - 70 firefighters tackling huge blaze at The Mall shopping centre in east London

AROUND 70 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a shopping centre in Walthamstow, North London. The fire is happening at The Mall with dramatic photos showing smoke billowing... Read more ...

When does the Premier League 2019/20 season start? Date, fixtures release...

When does the Premier League 2019/20 season start? Date, fixtures release, how to watch

The Premier League hype train is building once again with clubs back in pre-season ahead of the big kick-off. The 2019/20 campaign is guaranteed to bring drama once again with... Read more ...

Man Utd star Juan Mata sends emotional plea to Paul Pogba amid Real Madrid...

Man Utd star Juan Mata sends emotional plea to Paul Pogba amid Real Madrid rumours

MANCHESTER UNITED midfielder Juan Mata has urged Paul Pogba to remain at the club this summer despite keen interest from Spain. Read more ...

Arsenal to make third transfer bid for Celtic star Kieran Tierney

Arsenal to make third transfer bid for Celtic star Kieran Tierney

Arsenal are determined to sign Tierney this summer Arsenal are poised to make a third offer for Kieran Tierney after Celtic rejected their £25million bid, reports say. The... Read more ...

Iran claims it has arrested 17 CIA spies

Iran claims it has arrested 17 CIA spies

Iran claims it has broken up a CIA spy ring and sentenced several of its members to death, according to state television, amid escalating tensions over a captured B ritish tanker . Read more ...

Who is Ovie Soko? Meet the Love Island Casa Amor contestant who already...

Who is Ovie Soko? Meet the Love Island Casa Amor contestant who already knows an Islander

Casa Amor tore up Love Island - with things turning upside down after the couples were split up and surrounded by temptations. Here's all you need to know about Ovie - an... Read more ...

Liverpool transfer news: Latest rumours, signings and done deals

Liverpool transfer news: Latest rumours, signings and done deals

Liverpool will be hurting after missing out on the Premier League trophy by a single point last season but their Champions League triumph will have the Reds fired up for the... Read more ...