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Why new salt study is flawed

A University of Warwick academic and WHO adviser says that a study which suggests salt may not be as damaging to health as is usually claimed is flawed.

Tax rises needed to fund the NHS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation said the NHS would need an extra 4% a year - or £2,000 per UK household - for the next 15 years. Dr Sam Watson, Senior Research Fellow, Warwick Medical School comments

Thu 24 May 2018, 14:45 | Tags: NHS, WMS, News, Expert comment, Warwick Medical School

Professor Helen Atherton on low public satisfaction with GP services

Professor Helen Atherton, expert in primary care at Warwick Medical School, comments on public satisfaction with GP services, which has fallen to its lowest level since records began in 1983.

Wed 28 Feb 2018, 09:31 | Tags: NHS, WMS, Health, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

Opt-out organ donation system "should result in more people’s wishes being followed" - Dr Gregory Moorlock

Ministers begin a consultation today on a proposed 'opt-out' system for organ donation in England, with the aim of making more organs available for transplant.

Dr Gregory Moorlock, an expert in the ethics of organ donation and transplantation from Warwick Medical School, comments.

Scientists edit genes in human embryos to prevent inherited diseases - Expert comment

Scientists in the US have altered defective human DNA to prevent heart disease. The success of the trial may pave the way for preventing other inherited conditions from being passed down. Professor Kevin Moffat, School of Life Sciences, saysit's a real step forward for the possibility of repairing genetic diseases in human embryos.

Thu 03 Aug 2017, 10:55 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, NHS, Health, Expert comment, Sciences, medicine

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