Air pollution, health and cancer – a new report calls for action


Air pollution’s role as a cause of cancer has slowly been shifting to the centre stage over the past few years. And news stories like Oxford Street’s nitrogen oxide levels being among the highest in the world, the Volkswagen emissions scandal and

Blocking brain inflammation ‘halts Alzheimer’s disease’


Blocking the production of new immune cells in the brain could reduce memory problems seen in Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests. University of Southampton researchers said their findings added weight to evidence that inflammation in the brain is



Salt Awareness Week 2016 (29 February - 06 March 2016) The 17th National Salt Awareness Week will see Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) celebrating 20 years since they first set out their fight to reduce salt in the UK and improve public

1 in 3 employes say more staff are going to work despite being ill


New CIPD research finds long hours and a focus on operational demands over employee wellbeing are fuelling an increase in presenteeism. Nearly a third of employers have reported an increase in people coming to work while they are ill, according to

National Heart Month


National Heart Month raises awareness of the UK's biggest killer - cardiovascular disease - every February. Heart and circulatory disease takes the lives of more than 400 people in the UK each day.  So wear red and host an event on Friday 05 February

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