As social scientists working within and alongside medicine, there is often an expectation that we are here to investigate the ‘subjective experiences’ of patients, complementing medical scientists who are concerned with the objective qualities of the body. Latour throws down the gauntlet by suggesting in doing so we are all aimlessly reproducing an entrenched set […]
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“Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of whole populations, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society.”
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A comment piece in Nature discusses the potential health benefits that could arise from effective data sharing. The need to balance this with protecting research participants and providing credit to scientists who generate datasets is discussed. Data users are invited to complete an online survey to allow their experiences, successes and challenges to be used […]
A new study from the University of Cambridge suggests that mothers who breastfeed run a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s, with longer periods of breastfeeding further reducing the risk.
Results from two major cohort studies, led by the University of Cambridge and supported by the Medical Research Council, reveal that the number of people with dementia in the UK is substantially lower than expected because overall prevalence in the 65 and over age group has dropped.
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