Remote, online support for at-home blood pressure management is effective, low-cost

At-home blood pressure monitoring using a web-based system offering personalized support and linked to a remote healthcare professional can result in better hypertension management than face-to-face consultations, finds a study led by University of Oxford, Bristol and Southampton researchers. In the United Kingdom, more than 30 percent of adults have raised blood pressure, also known […]

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UK Prioritizes Climate Crisis By Supporting Sustainability in Developing Countries With $4 Billion Plan

The UK government has announced it will commit at least £3 billion (US $4 billion) to climate change solutions in developing countries, helping to protect and restore nature and biodiversity over five years. The funding will be allocated from the UK’s existing commitment of £11.6bn ($15.6 billion) for international climate finance and will deliver “transformational […]

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Time to act on autism diagnosis deficiencies

Identification of autism, followed by appropriate intervention, has the potential to improve outcomes for autistic individuals—but Flinders University experts say that presently not enough qualified people can diagnose. Professor Robyn Young, a specialist autism researcher at Flinders University, says insufficient time and money lay at the root of the problem. “I doubt that thorough testing […]

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