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Active and healthy ageing – Addressing the challenges of multi-medication in Europe’s elderly population

Across Europe, healthcare policy makers share the same challenges: An ageing population, with multiple long-term conditions, requiring numerous medications A traditional attitude to prescribing which focuses on each individual complaint rather than taking a holistic view of the patient's conditions 50% of patients taking 4 or more medications do not take them as prescribed and…

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Big Data: Scientific Opportunities and Legislative Challenges

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities (The Guild), of which Glasgow University is a member, is hosting an event at Scotland House on the use and collection of Big Data.  This event will be part of the The Guild Launch Series, a series of policy labs to take place in the first half of 2017.   Speakers:…

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