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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (PH 25)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the prevention of cardiovascular disease at the population level The guidance is for government, the NHS, local authorities, industry and all those whose actions influence the population’s ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Physical Activity and the Environment (PH 8)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on the promotion and creation of physical environments that support increased levels of physical activity This guidance offers the first national, evidence-based recommendations on how ...

Common Variants near MC4R are Associated with Fat Mass, Weight and Risk of Obesity

Loos, R. J. et al Research article examining variants to obesity and insulin resistance To identify common variants influencing body mass index (BMI), the authors analyzed genome-wide association data from 16,876 individuals of European descent. After pre ...

A Common Variant in the FTO Gene Is Associated with Body Mass Index and Predisposes to Childhood and Adult Obesity

Frayling, T. M. et al Study of genetic factors linked to the predisposition of obesity Obesity is a serious international health problem that increases the risk of several common diseases. The genetic factors predisposing to obesity are poorly understood. ...

Leptin Regulates Striatal Regions and Human Eating Behavior

Farooqi, I. S. Bullmore, E., Keogh, J., Gillard, J., O'Rahilly, S. and Fletcher, P. C. Study on physiological satiety signals and overeating. Studies of the fat-derived hormone leptin have provided key insights into the molecular and neural component ...

24-hour ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring is unhelpful in the investigation of older persons with recurrent falls

John Davison, Steven Brady and Rose Anne KennyBackground: although frequently used in the assessment of patients with falls, it is unclear whether 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography contributes to their assessment in older persons.Objective: to identi ...

What do older people with high support needs want and value from life? Involving older people in shaping 'A Better Life'

JRF has recently embarked on a major new programme: 'A Better Life', the central question of which is: "How can we ensure a better life and better choices for older people who need high levels of support?" We now want to commission a p ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

 1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UKAddress correspondence to: M. Witham. Tel: (+44) 1382 632436; Fax: (+44) 1382 660675. Email: ...

Alcohol-use Disorder: Preventing Harmful Drinking (PH 24)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Harmful drinking, Alcohol consumption, Drugs misuse, Education, Prevention This guidance is for government, industry and commerce, the NHS and all those whose actions affect the population’s attitude t ...

Brief Interventions and Referrals for Smoking Cessation In Primary Care and other Settings (PH 1)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Intervention, Referral, Smoking cessation, Primary care The NICE public health intervention guidance on brief interventions and referral for smoking cessation in primary care and other settings. ...

Community Engagement (PH 9)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, DECISION MAKING, EVALUATION This guidance aims to support those working with and involving communities in decisions on health improvement that affect them. It is for peopl ...

Identifying and Supporting People most at Risk of Dying Prematurely (PH 15)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ACCESS TO SERVICES, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, SERVICES, SMOKING, SMOKING CESSATION This guidance aims to identify what works in driving down population mortality rates in disadvantaged areas, wher ...

Management of Long-term Sickness and Incapacity for Work (PH 19)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) MANAGEMENT, SICKNESS ABSENCE, TRAINING, EMPLOYER, EMPLOYEE This guidance is for all those who manage long-term (or recurring short- or long-term) sickness absence and incapacity, including emplo ...

Four Commonly used Methods to Increase Physical Activity (PH 2)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) CYCLING, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WALKING The NICE physical activity public health intervention guidance covers four common methods used to increase the population's physical activity levels:- br ...

Promoting Physical Activity in the Workplace (PH 13)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Intervention guidance on workplace health promtion with reference to physical activity This guidance is for employers and professionals in small, medium and large organisations who have a direct ...

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Omnibus Survey

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Over 300 question modules covering a very wide range of topics including contraception, unused medicines, tobacco consumption, changes to family income, Internet access, arts participation, transport, fire safety and t ...

The Composition of Foods Series

Food Standards Agency, Northern Ireland The nutritional value of foods consumed in the UK The Food Standards Agency (FSA) maintains the UK Nutrient Databank, which contains extensive information on the nutrient content of foods commonly consumed in the UK ...

Promoting Mental Wellbeing at Work (PH 22)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance to promote mental wellbeing through productive and healthy working conditions The guidance is for those who have a direct or indirect role in, and responsibility for, promoting mental wellbein ...

Equality Bill: Making it work Policy proposals for specific duties: Policy Statement

The new single Equality Duty represents an exciting next step in equality legislation. The existing public sector equality duties for race, disability and gender were pioneering pieces of legislation which placed the public sector at the forefront of tack ...