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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jun 2018

  • The monster has wings: Should we be worried about youth consumption of energy drinks?

    The monster has wings: Should we be worried about youth consumption of energy drinks? Creative commons image Icon AlienFood under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jun 2018
    Young people in the UK chug their way through more energy drinks that anywhere else in Europe. Amelia Lake and Shelina Visram ask if it's time to take action.
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    Hacking under your skin?

    By Mike Richards

    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

  • Hacking under your skin?

    Hacking under your skin? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.
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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep?

    Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: After Bernhard Keil
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    For the first 20 years of his life, Henry Nicholls had a healthy relationship with sleep. Shortly after his 21st birthday, he began to experience symptoms of...
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    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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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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.
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    Article

    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
    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?

    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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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

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

    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?

    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?

    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

    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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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: After the terrorist attack

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    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...
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    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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    Article

    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'.
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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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?

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    Developing yourself for clinical leadership

    Course Course
    Introductory level Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 01 May 2018
    This 25-hour course is aimed at doctors, nurses or allied health professionals...

    Improving health and wellbeing

    Course Course
    Introductory level Updated 18 Jun 2018 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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    Introductory level Updated 18 Jun 2018 Register by 01 Jul 2018
    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
    Introductory level Updated 18 Jun 2018 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 18 Jun 2018 Register by 01 May 2018
    This 25-hour course is aimed at doctors, nurses or allied health professionals...
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