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2017 ScHARR Pemberton Lecture - Reform strategies for the NHS: effective or cosmetic cladding? - Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE

The NHS is the largest, highest profile, most complex and risky industry in Europe, in England alone spending £124bn this year, employing over 1m staff and providing care for the majority of…

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The 20th Sir Arthur Hall Memorial Lecture. What will the NHS be facing on its 90th birthday?

We were delighted to welcome Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department of Health, to the University on Thursday 15 February to deliver the 20th Sir Arthur Hall Memorial…

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An Introduction to Clinical Trials

When undertaking a Health Technology Assessment at ScHARR, there will often be a need for at least one clinical trial to provide evidence of the effectiveness of a new treatment. In this video, we…

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Making the most of touchscreen tablet devices for people with dementia

The availability of touchscreen tablet devices on the market has led to an increased interest in their potential usefulness for people with dementia, particularly for providing meaningful and…

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Economic evaluation of healthcare interventions for people with dementia – how can we take a broader societal perspective?

Economic evaluation of healthcare interventions follows the guideline produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). NICE recommends a Cost Utility Analysis (CUA) approach…

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A beta Interaction with Transthyretin and Human cystatin C

Amyloid beta deposition in the brain is the hallmark of Alzheimers disease. Co-deposition of other amyloidogenic proteins like transthyretin, human cystatin C have been found in the plaques along…

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Potential natural modulators of dementia related pathogenic species

Why do most of us only get dementia when we grow old? One suggestion is that in the young, some proteins interact with the species known to be involved in dementia preventing them from becoming…

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Hearing loss and cognitive decline

Hearing loss is generally underdiagnosed in the population but it is estimated to affect 1 in 6 people, and 2/3 of these will be over 65. One of the most common causes for hearing loss is presbycusis…

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Dementia Futures Conference 2015

Society’s response to dementia must be multi-faceted and at the University of Sheffield we have an impressive track record contributing to this response. Building on this and thinking ahead we…

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A novel approach to testing the executive and automatic aspects of language in Alzheimer’s Disease

The lack of treatment available for Alzheimer’s disease and the large number of people living with the disease advocate the need to develop tools for early and accurate diagnosis. An early…

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The Future of Genomic Medicine

Find out about the future of genomic medicine and what your genes can say about your health. Speakers include Professor Win Hide from the University of Sheffield and members of the Yorkshire &…

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A Journey to Save Mothers - Sarita Panday, School of Health and Related Research

Sarita describes the health inequality between Nepal and the UK, and describes the work being done to help the Nepalese.

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