Health

Discover some of the cutting edge research being conducted at LSE
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Drugs enter the digital age|

The world's health sector has gone digital, with electronic prescriptions, digitised supply chains and personalised medicine the new buzz words.

 
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Ethical dilemmas of vaccination|

How relevant are gender and age when making policies about vaccination and does this leave governments open to claims of discrimination? Dr Jeroen Luyten says it's time we had the debate.

 
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The future of the NHS|

The future of the NHS is looming as a critical election issue in 2015. Is the UK’s health system in danger of collapse, as some commentators claim, or is it just media hype?

 
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Nudging the obese|

With obesity levels in the UK now the third highest in Western Europe, political leaders are struggling to find a solution to the nation’s expanding girth. Are nudge policies the way to go?

 

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Bipolar disorder divides two nations|

Health and children are a potent mix. Throw in commercial interests and flawed science and the end result is hugely controversial.

 
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Patient care comes down to team work|

Psychology comes into play more than you think in the corridors of our hospitals and nursing wards.

 
 
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Re-imagining happiness|

Generally we are not very good at predicting what will make us happy. So imagine the problems facing policymakers trying to design policies that will boost our happiness and well-being. Thankfully economics, and Professor Paul Dolan, can help.

 

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Why are poorer people in western societies more likely to be obese?|

A look at the underlying factors that could explain socio-economic inequalities in obesity.

 

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The desire to donate organs|

What drives people to donate organs for transplant in the European Union?

 

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The hidden cost of strokes|

Professor Alistair McGuire unravels the complex economics behind Europe's most common cause of disability.

 
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