Tag Archives: prevention

New study on health-related causes of gambling in older adults

Dr Julie Pattinson from the Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) at University of Lincoln, recently published an article in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions. The article, entitled ‘Age-related physical and psychological vulnerability as pathways…

Comparing national multimorbidity policies and guidelines

People living with a long-term condition often have more than one condition to contend with. This is known as ‘multimorbidity’, commonly defined as the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions within one person. In…

New study by Jolien Vos from CaHRU on recording sexual health information in primary care

Prevention through identifying risk factors and health promotion to address these is becoming standard practice, for example in programs supporting patients to stop smoking. However, some risk factors such as sexual behaviour, cannot be easily…

International media coverage for research linking flu vaccine with reduced risk of stroke

A study from CaHRU, ‘Influenza vaccination and risk of stroke: self-controlled case-series study‘, recently published in the journal Vaccine, received international coverage in news media. The study of almost 18,000 patients with stroke looked at…

New study from CaHRU shows link between flu vaccination and reduction in stroke

The latest study from CaHRU is published online in Vaccine this month. The study, ‘Influenza vaccine and risk of stroke: self-controlled case series study‘, was co-authored by Dr Zahid Asghar and Professor Niro Siriwardena from…