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  • Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Lisa Redfern

    Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels

    By Professor Margaret Rayman, Dr Sarah Bath

    Replacing cows milk with non-dairy alternatives can put you at risk of not getting enough iodine. Here's why that...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Oct 2017

  • Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels

    Why going dairy-free can hit your iodine levels Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Lisa Redfern
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Replacing cows milk with non-dairy alternatives can put you at risk of not getting enough iodine. Here's why that matters - and what you can do about it.
  • Women have heart attacks too - but why do they often go misdiagnosed? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Sep 2017

  • Women have heart attacks too - but why do they often go misdiagnosed?

    Women have heart attacks too - but why do they often go misdiagnosed? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2017
    Women are no less likely to die from a heart attack than men - and some groups of women may be more likely to suffer an attack. But more men receive...
  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment? Creative commons image Icon STA3816 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    What effects does mercury have on health and the environment? Creative commons image Icon STA3816 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into the environment.
  • After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need? Creative commons image Icon David Hon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need?

    By Professor Tony Redmond

    Following the destructive landslides, which killed hundreds, Sierra Leone will need support from the rest of us....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2017

  • After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need?

    After the mudslide, what help does Sierra Leone need? Creative commons image Icon David Hon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2017
    Following the destructive landslides, which killed hundreds, Sierra Leone will need support from the rest of us. Professor Tony Redmond explains what they'll...
  • Hospital: After the terrorist attack Creative commons image Icon trolvag under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Hospital: After the terrorist attack

    The day of the Westminster Bridge terror attack, the team making the BBC/OU co-production Hospital were filming in St...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: After the terrorist attack

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    Hospital: After the terrorist attack Creative commons image Icon trolvag under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    The day of the Westminster Bridge terror attack, the team making the BBC/OU co-production Hospital were filming in St Mary's Hospital. Watch some of the...
  • Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ryan McNamara

    Hospital

    Hospital returns for a second series to tell the riveting story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital

    Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ryan McNamara
    Introductory level Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Hospital returns for a second series to tell the riveting story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 
  • Order your free 'The Big C' booklet Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Order your free 'The Big C' booklet

    By Professor Jan Draper, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    How can we make a difference to people living with cancer? Order your free booklet 'The Big C', as part of our co...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • Order your free 'The Big C' booklet

    Order your free 'The Big C' booklet Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jun 2017
    How can we make a difference to people living with cancer? Order your free booklet 'The Big C', as part of our co-production 'The Big C & Me'.
  • Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion. Creative commons image Icon flickr under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Apr 2017

  • Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion.

    Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion. Creative commons image Icon flickr under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Apr 2017
    How can we tackle the bullying of transgender youth in schools? Can workshops on gender diversity help?
  • Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia? Creative commons image Icon Morgan under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia?

    By Dr Cheryl Hawkes

    New research apparently contradicts what we thought we knew about blood pressure and dementia. Cheryl Hawkes explains...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia?

    Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia? Creative commons image Icon Morgan under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    New research apparently contradicts what we thought we knew about blood pressure and dementia. Cheryl Hawkes explains why we might all want to stick in the...
  • How can your accent put your life at risk? Creative commons image Icon Greens MPs under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How can your accent put your life at risk?

    By Dr Ingrid Piller

    Stories from Australia and the US reveal how dangerous it can be when listeners fail to take people seriously because...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2017

  • How can your accent put your life at risk?

    How can your accent put your life at risk? Creative commons image Icon Greens MPs under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Mar 2017
    Stories from Australia and the US reveal how dangerous it can be when listeners fail to take people seriously because of their accented English.

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  • Predictive medicine

    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics could change the way in which diseases are diagnosed and managed....

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Nov 2017

  • Predictive medicine

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 09 Nov 2017
    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics...
  • Exploring family health

    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course, Exploring family health, will provide an understanding of what is...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Exploring family health

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    Exploring family health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Iakov Filimonov/Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course,...
  • Alcohol and human health

    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this free course, Alcohol and human health, looks at the harmful effects...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Alcohol and human health

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    Alcohol and human health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this...
  • Nutrition: vitamins and minerals

    Both vitamins and minerals are essential in the diet in small quantities. Learn about the two main vitamin groups and the major mineral elements....

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • The lottery of birth

    This free course, The lottery of birth, will look at both the big picture of the ‘lottery of birth’ and the smaller, human stories. You will...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Apr 2017

  • The lottery of birth

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    The lottery of birth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © adventtr (via iStockPhoto.com)
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Apr 2017
    This free course, The lottery of birth, will look at both the big picture of the ...
  • Water and human health

    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Mar 2017

  • Water and human health

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    Water and human health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 15 Mar 2017
    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although...
  • Understanding service improvement in healthcare

    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you to understand what people mean by the terms ‘service’ and ...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2016

  • Understanding service improvement in healthcare

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    Understanding service improvement in healthcare Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Copyright © Olesya Zhigula/123RF
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Sep 2016
    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you...
  • Gene testing

    This free course, Gene testing, looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Aug 2016

  • Gene testing

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    Gene testing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 05 Aug 2016
    This free course, Gene testing, looks at three different uses of genetic testing:...
  • Pain and Aspirin

    What causes pain and how do we stop it? This free course, Pain and Aspirin, looks at how the human body responds to the release of certain...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Pain and Aspirin

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    Pain and Aspirin Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    What causes pain and how do we stop it? This free course, Pain and Aspirin, looks...

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

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    Certificate in Promoting Public Health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

    Certificate in Health and Social Care

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    Certificate in Health and Social Care
    Duration 600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    Care is constantly in the headlines because it involves such a huge workforce and...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

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    Certificate in Health Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

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    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences

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    Foundation Degree in Paramedic Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    This foundation degree has been specially developed for staff working in a variety...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Paramedic Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Paramedic Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    This DipHE course has been specially developed for staff working in a variety of...

    BSc (Honours) Mental Health Nursing

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    BSc (Honours) Mental Health Nursing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    The BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing degree is a unique practice-based learning...
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