12th October 2022

Online Safety Bill

A recent inquest found that social media material contributed to the suicide of Molly Russell in 2017. Her father says there should be no further delay to an Online Safety Bill.

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Ellie Simmonds is making a huge impact on the representation of different body types on mainstream TV.

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BBC Panorama has revealed shocking treatment of individuals at one of the UKs largest mental health hospitals.

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Australia and other parts of the southern hemisphere have seen the most 'rampant' flu season during their winter for years. Experts are warning the same could happen in the UK.

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Gum disease is a common chronic health condition. Did you know it is linked to many serious diseases?

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At the end of September preliminary results of a phase 3 trial into the drug lecanemab were published, showing a slowing of pace in cognitive decline of individuals living with Alzheimer's.

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A group of German residents are suing their government over "dangerously" high air pollution levels.

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Earlier this year, the government decided to delay the so-called 'junk food ban' until October 2023. This week the Labour Party Shadow Health Minister, Wes Streeting, cast doubt over whether the...

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Organ donation is when you decide to give an organ to save or transform the life of someone else. You can donate some organs while you are alive, and this is called living organ donation. However,...

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How much do you know about Artificial Intelligence in healthcare? Could computers discover new medicines?

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Microplastics have been found in human lungs and blood. But what damage are these tiny particles doing?

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A controlled study in healthy people considered 'obese' on the BMI scale has shown that the timing of the largest meal of the day affects perceptions of appetite and hunger but not amount of...

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New research by the Francis Crick Institute and UCL has revealed how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people that have never smoked.

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The BBC have reported on the development of a self-sterilising plastic, which demonstrates the ability to render viruses such as Influenza A and SARS COV-2 inactive.

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'Dotplot' a device for monitoring breast health at home, has won the James Dyson Design Award 2022.

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The National Autistic Society worked with Mattel, Inc. to create the first autistic character in Thomas and Friends, which importantly, is voiced by 9 year old Elliot who is autistic.

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Last week the BBC reported on a simple 'sticky tape test' that can be used to predict eczema risk in infants. 1 in 5 children in the UK have eczema, which can have a negative impact on daily life.

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'We are in 2022, everybody should be equal... unfortunately, it's not.'

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Last week NICE recommended the use of faecal transplants for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. But what are they and how do they work?

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The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) are urging new university students to ensure they are vaccinated before Fresher's Week.

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