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Up to 17 per cent of children could have symptoms consistent with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) according to new research published on 30 November in Preventative Medicine.

Healthwatch Bristol​ is inviting members of the public to take part in a GP survey called Your GP is Changing.

The Sexual Health Improvement Programme (SHIP) Health Integration Team (HIT) has submitted written evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into sexual health​​.

Training domestic violence and abuse (DVA) advocates to deliver psychological support to women experiencing DVA could significantly improve the health of those affected, a randomised controlled trial led by the University of Bristol has shown.

Today Bristol Health Partners publishes a briefing on ‘AI in health and care’. This is ahead of our event taking place on Wednesday 28 November 2018, which will be a discussion about this important topic.

Researchers at the University of Bristol have established greater evidence for a causal link between trauma in childhood and psychotic experiences at 18 years old.

More than a third (36 per cent) of all deaths and serious injuries on roads in the South West, in 2017, were bike riders (cyclists and motorcyclists). On average, a cyclist or motorcyclist is killed or seriously injured every hour, on British roads.

Bristol’s medics, including doctors from the children’s hospital and the city’s emergency departments, are showing their support for the city’s safer 20mph speed limits during Road Safety Week 19-25 November.

Use of practitioner-led complementary and alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, massage, osteopathy and chiropractic treatment, rose from 12 per cent of the population in 2005 to 16 per cent of the population in 2015, according to a CAPC survey.

A large clinical trial led by the University of Bristol and published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the effectiveness of adding mirtazapine to an SSRI or SNRI in patients who remain depressed after at least six weeks of conventional treatment...

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