Mobile health apps are a promising way to help older adults get more active, according to a new analysis from the University of Cambridge, which revealed consistent trends amongst mobile health app users towards increased step counts, physical activity and fitness, as well as decreases in sedentary time. The researchers analysed published studies which tested […]
Archives for November 2019
This research alert is for those working in healthcare. It summarises the case for interventions to engage clinicians in advance care planning with heart failure patients and sets out the latest findings from our research into what interventions work. See the two minute video about this topic on our YouTube channel and download this page […]
The Cancer Group was out in force at this year’s NCRI annual conference in Glasgow, the UK’s largest forum showcasing the latest advances in cancer research. One of the undoubted highlights was the was Garth Funston (left) presenting early results from his CanTest PhD project during the proffered paper session. Dr Funston discussed the diagnostic […]
Advance care planning significantly improves quality of life for patients with heart failure, concludes the first systematic evaluation of published evidence on this topic, led by Dr Markus Schichtel at the Primary Care Unit, University of Cambridge. The review shows that patients with heart failure who have had the opportunity to take part in advance […]
After the success of its two previous workshops on Anticipatory Prescribing, the Cambridge Palliative and End of Life Care Group held a further workshop for health professionals and policy makers on Wednesday, October 30 2019 in Cambridge. During it, we started drawing up professional guidance together.