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MAY 16/2013

Retirement has a negative impact on health, study finds

Retirement increases older people's chances of suffering with a physical health condition by as much as 60 per cent, according to a new study. Carers across the UK are used to working with the country's ageing population, but this research sh...

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MAY 16/2013

HTA reveals rise in altruistic donor numbers

There has been an increase in the number of people making altruistic organ donations, according to the latest figures from the Human Tissue Authority (HTA).  In an announcement made today (May 16th), the organisation revealed altruistic donor nu...

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MAY 15/2013

Campaign launched to help doctors diagnose brain injuries

A campaign has been launched to help those in doctor jobs correctly identify brain injuries in patients that may be displaying symptoms that could be confused with other disorders.  UK brain injury charity Headway has kick-started the initiative...

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MAY 15/2013

Scientists confirm biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease

People in carer jobs often work with Alzheimer's patients, helping them manage their day-to-day tasks so they can maintain as easy a life as possible. New research from the US has, however, identified certain biomarkers that make it easier to pre...

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MAY 14/2013

Government promises joined-up health and social care by 2018

Health and social care are set to be integrated into a single system by 2018, according to the Department of Health.  In a statement issued today (May 14th), the government suggested there would be projects in motion across each part of the coun...

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