More Vitamin D please, we’re British. Health experts have warned Brits to increase Vitamin D intake because gloomy British weather doesn’t provide enough sunshine to maintain healthy levels throughout the year. The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has given the advice, which has been adopted for the first time by Government, who have recommended that we all increase our intake of Vitamin D.
Haelo Festival of Learning. This week we launched the Haelo Festival Learning, tailored learning labs that will challenge your thinking and provide a stimulating platform of learning across varied topics. Find out how you can get involved.
World first for 3D-printed pills. The US Food and Drug Administration have given the go-ahead for 3D printed pills. This could prove to be a turning point in the administration of medicines as bespoke pills can now be produced, offering patients a personalised drug service. The world’s first, called Spritam, is developed by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals and is used for the control of seizures brought on by epilepsy.