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'Treat Yourself Better' campaign launches asking people to self-treat for cold & flu symptoms

A new health campaign launched today urges people to self-treat minor winter ailments, as research exposes nearly half the UK adult population still think antibiotics can treat cold and flu. New research uncovers a distinct lack of awareness around the appropriate use of antibiotics for winter ailments like cold and flu, with almost half the population … Read more'Treat Yourself Better' campaign launches asking people to self-treat for cold & flu symptoms

Depression linked to the ageing process

Depression can make us physically older by speeding up the ageing process in our cells, according to a study. Lab tests showed cells looked biologically older in people who were severely depressed or who had been in the past. These visible differences in a measure of cell ageing called telomere length couldn’t be explained by … Read moreDepression linked to the ageing process

Why does employee health and wellbeing really matter?

A survey this summer from PricewaterhouseCoopers has provided the biggest insight yet into the cost of sick days to British Business – £29 billion a year and British employees take more than four times as many days off work due to sickness than their global counterparts.  The research goes onto reveal that the average British … Read moreWhy does employee health and wellbeing really matter?