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Depression may speed up ageing

A study looking at over 2,000 people has found depression speeds up the process of cellular ageing. Blood samples from volunteers were analysed for signs of cellular ageing, which included changes to structures called telomeres – the length of which … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2013

Mental Health Awareness week (MHAW) was established in 2000, with the aim of bringing people together for one week to highlight important issues around mental health and wellbeing. Every year, for one week in May, a campaign centres around a … Continue reading

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24,000 avoidable deaths per year from diabetes

A government commissioned report has found up to 24,000 people with diabetes may be dying unnecessarily each year, whose deaths could be avoided by improving their self management of the disease or the care that they receive. The estimate accounts … Continue reading

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NHS Spend Profile

One of the primary functions of our media watch will be to relay interesting facts and figures gleaned from the world’s media so here’s the first; a breakdown of current NHS spend by service. The total budget is £102 billion … Continue reading

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