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Returning to work after brain injury: unpicking five myths and challenges

Three experts in this field debunk some common myths around returning to work following a brain injury or stroke. It...

Air pollution affecting health of 440,000 manufacturing workers

3 Nov 2020

Hundreds of thousands of manufacturing workers with health conditions that can be exacerbated by poor air quality are being exposed...

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Thousands of stroke survivors missing out on rehabilitation

17 Sep 2020

The estimated 35,000 people who survived a stroke during the pandemic are in need of more support, with many missing...

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Working long hours increases stroke risk, study finds

21 Jun 2019

Working long hours on a regular basis can increase the risk of stroke, according to a study.
People who worked...

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Heart attacks and strokes among people with diabetes set to increase 29% by 2035

23 Aug 2018

Bold action to tackle obesity and inactivity needs to be taken, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has warned, as research...

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Employees returning to work after a stroke face “invisible” barriers

31 May 2016

“Invisible” impairments, such as memory loss, concentration problems and fatigue, can be key barriers that stop people returning to work...

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Working long hours raises risk of stroke by 33%

29 Sep 2015

New research on working long hours shows working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a 33% greater...

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