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.
Reforms to the NHS and social care announced today aim to tackle health inequalities by addressing issues such as obesity. Experts from Warwick Medical School and the Warwick Obesity Network, which develops evidence-based policy and practitioner briefs supporting a new national strategy against obesity, comment
Professor Lawrence Young of Warwick Medical School comments as the number of Covid-19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test passes 100,000.
As media report that the UK is experiencing the start of a heatwave this weekend, Dr Raquel Nunes, senior research fellow at Warwick Medical School, comments that efforts to support vulnerable people during extreme heat, particularly with the current coronavirus restrictions, should focus on those who lack independence or have pre-existing health issues.
Results of a new survey suggest that over half of the UK population is struggling with sleep problems during lockdown. Here, Dr Nicole Tang from the Warwick Sleep and Pain Laboratory in the Department of Psychology comments on how events like the COVID-19 pandemic can disrupt our sleep, while sleep expert Dr Michelle Miller from Warwick Medical School offers some advice on sleeping well during lockdown.