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ADVERTORIAL: The Health Lottery announces major change to draws which will ‘create more winners’

The Health Lottery is proving such a hit with players it has launched two new weekly draws – each with a £100,000 jackpot. The new free prize draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday. When you buy a ticket for the main £25,000 Health Lottery Draw on a Wednesday or Saturday, your numbers will now also be entered into… Read More »

China’s Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods rival seeks funding in major growth push

A slider made of Zhenmeat’s plant-based meat alternative pictured in Shanghai, China on January 13, 2020. Arjun Kharpal | CNBC Chinese plant-based meat substitute start-up Zhenmeat is looking to raise around $ 2 million of funding this year as it expands across the world’s second-largest economy and fends off a potential challenge from U.S. rivals.… Read More »

McGill study identifies new role of major genetic risk factor in Alzheimer’s disease

For years, physicians have been aware that patients carrying the apolipoprotein ꜫ4 (APOE ꜫ4) gene are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. New research from McGill University has now found the gene plays an even greater role in dementia. In a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Neurology, Dr. Pedro… Read More »

Major new report calls for better integration of social determinants of health

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has published a new study that explores some key imperatives for health systems, government agencies and other stakeholders with regard to addressing the social determinants of health. WHY IT MATTERSThe report, “Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health,”… Read More »