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UK flour to be fortified with folic acid: Warwick Medical School expert comments

The UK Government has announced that folic acid is to be added to flour in the UK to help prevent neural tube defects in pregnancy. Professor Ponnusamy Saravanan of Warwick Medical School comments on what the current research on folic acid supplementation tells us.

Tue 21 Sep 2021, 10:45 | Tags: WMS, Research, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

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

A year on from organ donation law change in England: Dr Greg Moorlock comments

As we pass a year since legislation was introduced in England for the 'opt-out' system for organ donation, and reports that 296 people have donated their organs this way, Dr Greg Moorlock from Warwick Medical School comments on the impact it has had.

Thu 20 May 2021, 11:29 | Tags: WMS, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

Warwick Medical School expert comments on government's Women's Health Strategy

In advance of International Women's Day, the government launched a call for evidence for its Women's Health Strategy. Dr Erin Greaves of Warwick Medical School comments on how important it is to address inequalities in women's healthcare, such as in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis, which is the subject of her research.

Mon 08 Mar 2021, 14:49 | Tags: WMS, Research, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

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