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Inclisiran a "belt and braces" approach to cholesterol: Prof Zammit

A "game-changing" anti-cholesterol drug is to be offered to people in England and Wales on the NHS, according to BBC News. Professor Victor Zammit, from Warwick Medical School, comments.

Wed 01 Sep 2021, 09:38 | Tags: NHS, Health, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

"Social care and educational policies" needed to tackle chronic conditions: Dr Nicole Tang

A new study has revealed that about one in three people in their late 40s suffer from chronic health issues. See story here. Dr Nicole Tang is a health psychologist and an expert on chronic conditions -- she shares her expert comment.

Wed 28 Jul 2021, 12:26 | Tags: Health, mental health, Health and Medicine, Public Health, Psychology

Home smear tests: Dr Sarah Hillman comments

Women are going to be offered home smear tests in an effort to tackle cervical cancer -- see the story in BBC News. Dr Sarah Hillman, a practising GP and clinical lecturer at Warwick Medical School, comments on the news.

Wed 24 Feb 2021, 10:52 | Tags: Health, cancer, Health and Medicine, Women, Warwick Medical School

2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Warwick scientists explain Crispr-Cas9

This week, it was reported that the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their work on the technology of genome editing -- more specifically, Crispr-Cas9. (See story on BBC News).

Scientists at the University of Warwick who also research Crispr-Cas9 explain what it is, and discuss its significance in our lives.


Face mask opposition: like objecting to speed limits outside schools?

This week the UK government announced that the wearing of face masks will be mandatory in English shops from 24 July. Dr James Gill, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick and a Locum GP, comments on how wearing masks can help us to protect each other.


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