Health, Wellbeing & Society: Research News

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Mothers, midwives and post-natal ‘blood’ loss

‘Blood’ loss after childbirth is a normal occurrence for women, due to the separation of the placenta. Excessive blood loss within the first 24 hours is known as primary post-partum… »

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The effects of emotional processing on physical health

Almost every day, we face and overcome any number of small stresses and difficulties which mostly have no effect on our overall wellbeing. However, every now and again we experience… »

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Anthill Podcast 27: Confidence

By Annabel Bligh, The Conversation; Gemma Ware, The Conversation, and Holly Squire, The Conversation Includes interview with BU’s Professor Keith Brown discussing confidence artists in financial scamming. [31:50 – 36:38] This… »

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Testing times ahead

Professor Roger Brownsword and Jeffrey Wale from the Centre for Conflict, Rule of Law and Society have published two research outputs concerning the regulation of prenatal testing. The first is an article ‘Testing… »

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ADRC attend 4th EU Falls Festival, Manchester, UK

Dr Samuel Nyman and Yolanda Barrado-Martín from the Psychology Department and Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) attended the 4th EU Falls Festival in Manchester on 2nd and 3rd July 2018…. »

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Interactive web-portal prototype – support4nurses

Working with our colleagues at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital Trust, the Making TRACS to improve nurse retention project team have developed a prototype interactive web portal designed for nurses to… »

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Photo of the Week: Protest Art for Social Change

Protest Art for Social Change This week’s photo of the week was taken by Dr Anastasia Veneti and shows how protests and social movements can transform spaces into a form of art.  Our… »

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World Cup online betting is the highest it’s ever been

The 2018 World Cup inspires new gamblers. Shutterstock By Dr Raian Ali, Bournemouth University; Dr Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University; Dr John McAlaney, Bournemouth University, and Keith Phalp, Bournemouth University. Sports betting is worth up to £625 billion per year,… »

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ADRC at Open Farm Sunday

On Sunday 10 June,  the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre’s Joanne Holmes (RNutr) presented at Open Farm Sunday at Littlewood Farm, Frampton to highlight the role of dairy products to fortify… »

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Photo of the Week: The TACIT Trial

(Click image to see full size) The TACIT Trial: TAi ChI for people with demenTia This week’s photo of the week is Dr Samuel Nyman‘s entry of a Tai Chi class… »

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The secret information hidden in your hair

[Above image] Shutterstock By Dr Richard Paul, Bournemouth University. Your hair can say a lot about you. It doesn’t just give people clues about your personality or your taste in music…. »

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Digital addiction: how technology keeps us hooked

By Dr Raian Ali, Bournemouth University; Dr Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University, and Dr John McAlaney, Bournemouth University The World Health Organisation is to include “gaming disorder”, the inability to stop gaming,… »

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Game On!: Promoting inclusive gaming for people with dementia.

Over the summer, Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) are delivering a free, half day workshop that aims to provide practitioners, care home employees and carers with knowledge and… »

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