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Over 60 and feeling under the weather?

A minor illness can get worse quickly.   Read More

Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health

Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health Having later sunsets may lead to an increase in children's physical activity, according to research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Bristol. Over 23,000 children aged five to 16 years were studied in nine countries (England, Australia, USA, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Switzerland, Brazil and Madeira, Portugal). The researchers examined associations between the time of sunset and physical activity levels, measured via waist-worn accelerometers - electronic devices that measure body movement.   Read More

UH Bristol partners with RVS to support older patients

Older people’s charity Royal Voluntary Service has partnered with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol) to launch a new suite of services to help older patients get better and return home sooner after a stay in hospital.  Read More

Wellpoint Machine Arrives

The Wellpoint kiosk has arrived at the Education & Research Centre in Bristol. This is a collaboration between the Bristol Nutrition Biomedical Research Unit and Wellpoint to evaluate their machine in a public setting.   Read More

Making Bristol a happy and healthy city

How can Bristol become a happy and healthy city? This is the question Mayor George Ferguson, Liz Zeidler, Chair of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, and Joint Director of Public Health at Bristol City Council Dr Sohail Bhatti, will explore at a debate as part of a new festival that examines the big issues facing health and care today.   Read More