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40% of all cancers can be prevented

UP TO 40% of all cancers could be prevented through changes in lifestyle and improved prevention and screening policies, say the World ...

Disability no barrier for top NHS roles

PEOPLE living with ill health or disability are being given the chance to find out about how to apply for Non Executive Director roles...

Help for people with migraine and headaches

PEOPLE living with migraine or severe headaches are being given the chance to learn more about their condition – and get some good tips...

Loss of smell may predict Alzheimer’s

AMERICAN scientists working with mice have linked a loss of smell function with the build up of amyloid, the toxic protein involved in Alzheimer’s...

Multiple sclerosis: Americans start new stem cell trial

RESEARCHERS in the USA are recruiting for a trial that will look at the safety and tolerability of a procedure that attempts to treat...

Mobile phones may protect against Alzheimer’s

A NEW study in mice suggests that long-term exposure to the electromagnetic waves associated with mobile phones may protect against Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at University...
Carolyin Goble, Fiona Phillips and Pam Stopforth

Top award for helping dementia carers to cope

AN internet guide to what it’s like for people who have dementia has been singled out for a top award. Health and social care charity...

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