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Social Care

How Will The UK Cope With An Ageing Population?

How Will The UK Cope With An Ageing Population? The UK has an ageing population. Are we making appropriate provisions for a health care system that some say is starting to creak? Infonetica recently conducted a survey that … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 28th August 2018

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Social Care

Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match?

Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match? With half of all women predicted to develop dementia, are we doing enough to improve the lives of those living with this degenerative disease? Music and dementia may seem an unlikely combination, … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 16th October 2018

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Social Care

Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic?

Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic? With obesity quickly becoming the number one risk factor for cancer, is it time we start thinking about the bigger picture? Today you’d be hard-pushed to find a person … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 16th August 2018

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Coroners Could Start Investigating Full-Term Stillbirths

Rates of full-term stillbirths in the UK are currently at their lowest levels on record, accounting for 1 in 225 births. While this figure has seen an almost constant decline since the 1980s, it is still higher than several … Read More

by Kallie Price, 8th April 2019

Vaccination
Ethics

Mandatory Vaccinations: A Moral Dilemma?

The invention of vaccinations is often regarded as one of the greatest breakthroughs in modern medicine. No other medical intervention has single-handedly saved as many lives or improved quality of life as much. However, recent … Read More

by Kallie Price, 1st April 2019