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Is mandatory vaccination the best way to tackle falling rates of childhood immunisation?

Following the publication of figures showing UK childhood vaccination rates have fallen for the fifth year in a row, researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease discuss possible responses.

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Vegetarian and pescetarian diets linked to lower risk of coronary heart disease, says study

Vegetarian (including vegan) and pescetarian diets may be linked to a lower risk of coronary heart disease, or CHD for short, than diets that include meat, suggest the findings of a large UK study published in The BMJ today.

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Heart failure care must address broader health to improve survival rates, says study

Research published in JAMA Cardiology today presents new evidence that might explain why the prognosis of heart failure patients has improved so little over the past decade.

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Research suggests that high blood pressure is a major cause of heart valve disease

New research has conclusively found that long-term exposure to high blood pressure increases risk of heart valve disease, with significant implications for clinical practice guidelines and health management.

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Eight ways to halt a global food crisis

There are serious challenges to global food supply everywhere we look.

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Meet your ‘Meat Persona’ at Oxford's Westgate centre

Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) researchers will be at Oxford’s Westgate Shopping Centre from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th June and they want you to 'Meat Your Persona'.

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Professor Dame Angela McLean will be the MOD’s next Chief Scientific Adviser

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced that Professor Dame Angela McLean will be the MOD’s next Chief Scientific Adviser.

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Funding applications open for technological solutions to major global challenges

The Oxford Martin School has opened its latest round of research funding, inviting expressions of interest for research into technologies that create solutions for the major challenges of the 21st century.

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How was typhoid eliminated in the past?

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Oxford Martin School launches new programmes focused on plastics, cooling, cross-border resource sharing and informal cities

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Changing what we eat could prevent one in five deaths globally, review of dietary risks shows

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Enabling targeted interventions to reduce the burden of mosquito-borne diseases

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Reinventing the antimicrobial pipeline in response to the global crisis of antimicrobial-resistant infections

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