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 New analysis has suggested the U.S. CBD market will be worth $3bn by 2023.   New CBD-Intel modelling has predicted a sharp increase in its CBD market value over the next two years, with massive growth stemming from anticipated regulatory changes.  CBD-intel predicts US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules providing a federal path to market are only likely to be ...

 Following the announcement in the recent Budget of Government funding to tackle the nation’s obesity problem, health experts have cautiously welcomed the news.  The British Dietetic Association welcomed the announcement of additional funding for obesity services in England but cautioned that we need to see services run by experts and that people of every age in every area of the ...

Sponsored There is a growing body of evidence supporting low-level stimulation therapies to help individuals with chronic conditions ranging from PTSD and vision issues to allergies and hearing loss. This article shares insights on the theory behind low-level stimulation for hearing and highlights the work of one such company that hopes to help you protect and improve your hearing in ...

Sponsored Flavobac Cold & Flu Guard, developed by leading preventative dentistry provider Oraldent, is a completely natural oral and nasal barrier against bacteria and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2 and influenza. Supplied in an easy-to-apply spray format, this CE-approved product is made from plant-based, food-safe ingredients, combining hyaluronic acid and bioflavonoids to protect against common respiratory infections. The antimicrobial properties of bioflavonoids ...

Sponsored – According to the healthcare regulatory body, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), commonly used painkillers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen offer little to no evidence that they provide relief from chronic pain and should not be prescribed, as announced in a new report that is set to shake up pain treatment for the nation1. It ...

Sponsored –  Crawley Wasps are delighted to announce a partnership with local natural skincare company skin:genius. The deal sees Crawley-based skin:genius sponsor the club’s entire youth section, as well as first-team player Megan Stow. All eight youth teams this season will be wearing the club’s new Macron kit with skin:genius’s logo on the sleeve. Skin:genius produces a range of 100% ...

Sponsored We are more likely to get ill when the seasons change, as our bodies undergo immune pattern changes that can lead to an immune response and illness. This is particularly the case as we go into Autumn, as the temperatures drop, the hours of sunlight diminish and we start to stay indoors for longer periods. This susceptibility to seasonal ...

Public Health England’s (PHE) Couch to 5k fitness app has reached nearly one million downloads in the months since coronavirus first hit the UK. From March to the end of June, the NHS-backed fitness tool was downloaded 858,000 times, compared to 448,000 downloads in 2019 – a 92 percent increase. The app generates a beginner’s running plan, with three runs per week, for ...

Community pharmacies in England completed 1.71 million NHS flu vaccinations in 2019/20 – a 19.6 percent jump on the previous year, newly published NHS data shows. The figures for the entire 2019-20 influenza immunisation season, released by the NHS Business Services Agency and analysed by PharmData, reveal total payments to pharmacies for the year at £32.34m, comprising £15.96m in vaccine ...

The charity Pharmacist Support has launched a campaign to encourage pharmacy teams to look after their wellbeing and mental health. The ACTNow campaign will run until the end of August and aims to support those working and studying in the profession to prioritise their own mental health and wellbeing, and to check in on their colleagues. Chief executive Danielle Hunt ...