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Pure, White and Deadly: Is Sugar a Bigger Threat Than Heroin?

Experts are calling for a tax on ‘addictive’ sugar and WHO wants us to half our sugar intake. We’ll present the case for regulation of this deadly white powder. Presented by John…

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An Audience with Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies - Introduction

Dr Dawn Harper, a leading presenter on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies describes some highlights from the TV series. Dawn is introduced by Dr Allan Pacey, Senior Lecturer at the University of…

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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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Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrasing Bodies - In Conversation with Dr Allan Pacey

A fascinating insight into the medical world of Dr Dawn, a leading presenter on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies. Dr Allan Pacey, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and Head of…

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Hospital Death Rates: Avoidable Deaths Or Zombie Statistics?

How are hospital death rates calculated? And do they really reflect the quality of hospital care? Presented by Professor Steve Goodacre from the School of Health & Related Research (ScHARR).

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Festival of Life overview film

Life festival took place in Spring 2014 and 2016.The festival is a celebration of the work that the University of Sheffield's medicine, dentistry and health researchers are doing to improve…

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Gluten Attack

Mankind may have existed in some progressive form for 2.5 million years, and it is only in the last 10,000 years that we have been exposed to wheat. Wheat was pivotal to mankind's development…

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