UK Public Health Rapid Support Team deploys to Sierra Leone to help prevent disease outbreaksMonday 21 August 2017
New global estimates illustrate vast impact of two most common chronic respiratory diseases – expert commentFriday 18 August 2017
In 2015 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused 3.2m deaths and asthma 0.4m deaths worldwide.
£3.4m funding to develop and implement fresh perspectives on antimicrobial resistanceWednesday 9 August 2017
Two major new projects providing an alternative approach to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to public health have each received £1.7 million grants under the Cross Research Council Tackling AMR Initiative.
Rapid diagnostic tests linked to improved targeting of antimalarial drugs, but more antibiotic prescriptionsTuesday 8 August 2017
Extreme weather ‘could kill 150,000 people each year’ in Europe by 2100 – expert commentMonday 7 August 2017
Prof Paul Wilkinson comments on research suggesting that deaths from extreme weather in Europe could increase 50-fold by 2100 if no action is taken to cut greenhouse gas emissions or to reduce the impact on humans.
GP-based testing for HIV is cost-effective and should be rolled out in 74 local authoritiesMonday 31 July 2017
School awarded £7.5m to help safeguard the health of victims of humanitarian crisesFriday 21 July 2017
New vaccine design shows promise in protecting against African Horse Sickness VirusFriday 21 July 2017
An effective vaccine protecting against all nine strains of African Horse Sickness Virus is a step closer, according to new research published in the journal Vaccine.