Category: Health

Jennifer Wilson takes us through the complexity of the seemingly simple task of running and gives us some advice on honing our running style.

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Is laughter the best medicine? Freda Gonot-Schoupinsky at the University of Derby, is exploring the power of laughing in improving older people's wellbeing.

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How different is it from being a student nurse to a registered nurse in practice? Dr Bill Whitehead at the University of Derby explains the transition.

The University of Derby is supporting veterans as they transition to life after the Armed Forces, from establishing new careers to promoting mental health.

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Genetic haemochromatosis is thought to affect 1 in 200 people in the UK. But despite this, most people have never heard of the condition. Gerri Mortimore, Lecturer in Post-registration Health Care at the University of Derby, looks at the health implications of this disorder.

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Dr Elizabeth Marsh, Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Derby, explains why allowing boys to have the HPV jab is long overdue.

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Michelle Brown, Deputy Head of Department for Healthcare Practice at the University of Derby, reflects the challenges and achievements of the NHS.

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Denise Baker, Head of School for Allied Health and Social Care at the University of Derby, explores what the future for the NHS looks like.

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Dr Gulcan Garip, Health Psychologist at the University of Derby Online Learning, is researching how people cope with Retinitis Pigmentosa and what this means for their vision-related quality of life.

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Denise Baker, Head of School: Allied Health and Social Care at the University of Derby, discusses whether the health sector skills shortage can be tackled with apprenticeships.