Have you ever woken up with the full intention to do more exercise, to stop an unhealthy habit and start a new one, or not to miss a dose of your prescribed medications, only to find that somehow life got in the way? Changing to healthier behaviours can be challenging, and the majority of people […]
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We are pleased to announce the confirmed Key Speakers at the symposium will be Dr. Steve Matthewman, University of Auckland, Dr. Alex Faulkner, University of Sussex and Professor Nick Fox, University of Sheffield Please see our Seminar web pages for more information on the speakers, practicalities and registration details.
The team presented their poster ‘Preparedness to care in advanced COPD. How prepared are informal carers of patients with advanced COPD and what are their support needs? Baseline data from an ongoing longitudinal study’ at Cambridge Institute of Public Health and won a runner up poster prize.
Professor Simon Griffin was talking on the BBC World radio “Newshour” programme this week about the ‘risk of Type II Diabetes’ for shift workers, a conclusion from a large study recently published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Listen to him discussing the paper here, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0232760, starting from around 38m:43s The paper, entitled “Shift work and diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of […]
Congratulations to Dr Felix Naughton who has been awarded a Fellowship, funded by the Society for the Study of Addiction. The title of the 3-year fellowship is “Promoting smoking cessation using mobile phone technologies” and focuses on the continued development and evaluation of a smartphone ‘sensing’ cessation app (Q Sense) and a tailored text message support system for pregnant […]
Please note that the deadline for abstracts for the “Theorising Personal Medical Devices: New Perspectives” symposium has been extended from Monday 14th July to Thursday 31st July Online registration for the is now open and can be accessed here: http://onlinesales.admin.cam.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=246&catid=744&prodid=1075