Drugs to vaccinate over-50s against Alzheimer‚Äôs could be here in a decade…with a ¬£ 9bn price tag
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Drugs to vaccinate over-50s against Alzheimer‚Äôs could be here in a decade…with a ¬£ 9bn price tag

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/03/21/drugs-vaccinate-over-50s-against-alzheimers-could-decadewith/ By¬†Sarah Knapton,¬†science editor¬† Hilary Evans, chief executive of¬†Alzheimer’s Research UK, said: “With over one million people expected to be living with dementia by 2025, we have a duty to ensure that people with dementia and their families can benefit from innovations in new treatments in the coming years. “While our…

Doctors hope for blindness cure after restoring patients’ sight
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Doctors hope for blindness cure after restoring patients’ sight

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/mar/19/doctors-hope-for-blindness-cure-after-restoring-patients-sight By¬†Sarah Boseley¬†Health editor Treatment for common cause of blindness could be available within five years, scientists say A treatment for the commonest cause of blindness could be available within five years, scientists believe, after revealing the first two patients given a revolutionary stem cell therapy have regained enough vision to…

How exercise prescriptions could change the NHS
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How exercise prescriptions could change the NHS

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/mar/19/how-exercise-prescriptions-could-change-the-nhs By¬†Helena Pozniak Sports medicine graduates will be in high demand to combat inactivity epidemic We know exercise is good for us, yet human beings may now be on the verge of dangerous levels of inactivity. Historically we‚Äôve always been active, from our hunter gatherer past to manual labour in the…

Pharmacists funded to work in care homes in England
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Pharmacists funded to work in care homes in England

This article was taken from:¬†http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43404016 By¬†http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43404016 NHS England is planning to fund the recruitment of 240 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to work in care homes to try to cut down on unnecessary medicines taken by the residents. Care home residents often have one or more long-term health conditions, with some prescribed 10 or more medicines….

Processed food, sugary cereals and sliced bread may contribute to cancer risk, study claims
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Processed food, sugary cereals and sliced bread may contribute to cancer risk, study claims

This article was taken from:¬†http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/cancer-risk-processed-food-sugar-cereals-sliced-bread-factors-study-a8211506.html By¬†Alex Matthews-King¬† Ten¬†per cent increase in ultra-processed food intake was associated with a 12 per cent increased risk of overall cancer “Ultra-processed” foods¬†including sugary breakfast cereals, chicken nuggets,¬†pizza¬†and pre-sliced bread may increase¬†the risk of¬†cancer, a study has claimed. Fast¬†foods and ready¬†meals amount for 50 per cent¬†of the average person‚Äôs diet…