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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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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Sep 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 New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Sep 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

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

    By Patricia Davidson

    Women are no less likely to die from a heart attack than men - and some groups of women may be more likely to suffer...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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 New content
    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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    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...
  • 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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    5 mins

    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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    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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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    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.
  • How do you spot someone who might have depression? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: unsplash

    How do you spot someone who might have depression?

    People with experience of depression tell Trust Me, I'm A Doctor's Saleyha Ahsan about the signs of depression...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Feb 2017

  • How do you spot someone who might have depression?

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    How do you spot someone who might have depression? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: unsplash
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2017
    People with experience of depression tell Trust Me, I'm A Doctor's Saleyha Ahsan about the signs of depression to watch out for.

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    Developing yourself for clinical leadership

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    Introductory level Updated 25 Sep 2017 Register by 01 May 2017
    This 25-hour course is aimed at doctors, nurses or allied health professionals...

    Improving health and wellbeing

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    Introductory level Updated 25 Sep 2017 Register by 01 Jun 2018
    All health and social care practitioners have a role in supporting others to...

    Improving diabetes management

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    This course provides an introduction to the medical, psychological and social...

    Science: human genetics and health issues

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    Science: human genetics and health issues Creative commons image Icon Professor Efraïm Rodriguez Cobos / epSos.de under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 25 Sep 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    This course deals with a subject of importance to us all ? our genes, which is an...

    Introduction to clinical leadership

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    Introductory level Updated 25 Sep 2017 Register by 01 May 2017
    This 25-hour course is aimed at doctors, nurses or allied health professionals...
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