4 – 10 May 2013

Ruth McNerney joins presenter Shelagh Fogarty on BBC Radio 5 Live (from 19mins) for a special programme on TB: “For ordinary TB  we miss about one third of the cases in the world – many of them will be infectious… you can continue being infectious for a long time. We’re…

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27 April – 3 May 2013

David Cromwell speaks to the Independent about a report carried out by the School and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists showing wide variations in the quality of care for expectant mothers in England: “In the past we have not known which women are receiving the best care and…

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20 – 26 April 2013

Jim McCambridge appears on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire, BBC Northampton, BBC Cornwall, Radio Forth and UWS radio discussing new research into tactics used by the alcohol industry to influence policy in Scotland:  “Our study showed that the alcohol industry, including both…

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13 – 19 April 2013

Sinead Langan speaks to the Daily Mail about the study into the effectiveness of the shingles vaccine in older patients: “This study shows the effectiveness of the herpes zoster vaccine to prevent shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia in a general population of over 65s. Our findings should be taken into…

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6 – 12 April 2013

6 – 12 April 2013

Mary Cameron appears on BBC World News Global programme discussing the problem of bedbug control, linked to research by US scientists into a new material that could help trap the insects: “It’s always interesting to try and develop new tools, especially those that don’t…

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30 March – 5 April 2013

Bob Aunger and Sally Bloomfield are interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s A Spring Clean Symphony discussing what ‘clean’ means: “I like to think that a lot of our hygiene behaviour should be automatic. It’s associated with the function of keeping us going, both our bodies and our domestic…

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23-29 March 2013

Martin McKee in the Telegraph discussing the Lancet series on the state on health in Europe: “While some countries have excelled, others have withdrawn services due to the financial crisis, failed to adapt to new health challenges, and lacked the will to implement public health policies around tobacco and alcohol…

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16-22 March 2013

Chris Grundy speaks to The Times for a feature on the Cartographies of Life & Death exhibition: “He was the first person to really look at this connection between diseases and what else was going on physically.” About.com also covers the exhibition.

James Logan co-presents BBC Four’s…

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9-15 March 2013

To mark the opening of the Cartographies of Life & Death exhibition, Ros Stanwell-Smith talks to BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme about the history and legacy of John Snow’s work on cholera: “He comes to the idea, which is outrageous to people living at the time, that…

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2 – 8 March 2013

Peter Piot speaks to BBC Newsnight  and the Daily Mail about the case of a Mississippi baby born with HIV who appears to now be free of the virus following very early treatment with antiretroviral drugs: “This is exciting news because it provides a proof of concept, that it is…

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