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News Archive for November 2011

Football Fans in Training wins Herald Society Award

Nov 22, 2011

The Scottish Premier League Trust has won the Herald Society Award under Health Provider of the Year category for its delivery of the Football Fans in Training (FFIT) initiative.

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How evidence based is English public health policy?

Nov 18, 2011

New Unit publication in the BMJ finds that many proposals in UK government's public health white paper lack evidence.

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SPHSU research highlighted in MRC Annual Review

Nov 16, 2011

Research into the social patterning of deaths following assault in Scotland has been highlighted.

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Harmful effects of obesity in early adulthood can be overcome

Nov 2, 2011

A collaboration between Dr Linsay Gray of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Harvard School of Public Health in the US and University College London has found that the apparent link between weight in early adulthood and death from heart disease many decades later may not be the end of the story.

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