After the success of its two previous workshops on Anticipatory Prescribing, the Cambridge Palliative and End of Life Care Group is holding a further workshop on Wednesday October 30th in Cambridge for health professionals and policy makers. We will review Dr Richella Ryan’s research on national polices and guidelines for AP and start work on drawing up professional consensus guidance together.
Archives for 2019
A new and innovative Medical Student Systematic Reviews Group, at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, enabled 53 medical students to contribute directly to ongoing systematic reviews in 16 different research groups during 2018/9. The Group is launching for its second year this week and more details are available here. Systematic reviews are […]
Blog by Madi Fairey and Max Bayne, both final year medical students at the University of Cambridge Madi and Max set out to perform a systematic review synthesising the literature on the effect of provision of personalised cancer risk information to individuals at population level risk on accuracy of risk perception and psychological responses; the […]
Taxing high sugar snacks such as biscuits, cakes, and sweets might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than increasing the price of sugar sweetened drinks, suggests a study from Professor Theresa Marteau and colleagues, published in The BMJ. The effect seen in this study was double that seen for a similar price increase on […]
New mothers would be more likely to engage in physical activity (PA) if group PA classes with other new mothers were accessible, according to a study published today by Kate Ellis and colleagues in the Behavioural Science Group. After childbirth, mothers’ physical activity levels tend to decline and they are less active than women of […]
Earlier this year at the 2019 Cancer and Primary Care Research International Network (Ca-PRI) Conference in Toronto, Cancer Group’s Garth Funston chatted to Dr Kristi Milley for the PC4 podcast. Building on his conference presentation ‘The association between CA125 level, diagnostic interval and stage at diagnosis in ovarian cancer: an analysis of CPRD and NCRAS […]