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NICE Hypertension Guidelines for adults: what is new? Professor Francesco Cappuccio comments

"This is not only a missed opportunity to improve the management of hypertension in people with the highest risk, but a challenge for the implementation of the guideline in primary care."

Wed 28 Aug 2019, 09:40 | Tags: WMS, Health and Medicine, medicine, Warwick Medical School

Dr Raquel Nunes highlights the problems with extreme weather advice

Dr Raquel Nunes, Senior Research Fellow at Warwick Medical School, discusses the problems with extreme weather advice and outlines improvements to public health guidance on how to stay cool during the heatwave that the UK is currently experiencing.


Dr James Gill comments on report that 1 in 10 hospital inpatients are alcohol dependent

A new report suggesting that 1 in 10 hospital inpatients are alcohol dependent has been published today, but Dr James Gill, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick and a Locum GP, argues that to we need to ask why alcohol is such a feature in an individual’s life.

Thu 04 Jul 2019, 10:10 | Tags: WMS, Health, Health and Medicine, medicine, Warwick Medical School

'Voluntary guidelines haven’t proved to be ‘worth their salt’' - expert comments on salt levels in processed foods

Following Public Health England's report on salt in processed meats and ready meals, GP Dr James Gill from Warwick Medical School argues that now is the time to consider  mandatory maximum salt levels in foods.

Wed 19 Dec 2018, 10:10 | Tags: Food, Warwick Medical School, Public Health

'Look at the menu small print' - expert comments on calorie content of meals in restaurants

Research from the British Medical Journal into calorie content of meals in UK restaurants has shown that sit-down restaurants often serve unhealthier meals than fast food outlets. GP Dr James Gill from Warwick Medical School recommends checking the menu small print when eating out.

Thu 13 Dec 2018, 11:09 | Tags: Food, Warwick Medical School

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