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The aim of this systematic review is to assess the impact of communication about disclosing carrier status following newborn screening; and to collate the relevant evidence about parents’ and health professionals’ views. This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2004. Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.

Report of a study which attempted to improve understanding of the role of post-industrial decline on the health of Scotland through making comparisons between Scotland and other areas of Europe which have experienced a similar process of industrialisation and de-industrialisation.

Four Radio 4 programmes in a series about the health and wellbeing of the seven ages of humanity. These four programmes explore life experiences and issues for people in their eighties.

Summary of the findings of a study which attempted, for the first time, to calculate alcohol population attributable fractions for Scotland using estimates based on evidence available in the epidemiological literature and specific estimates of population drinking in Scotland. The mortality and morbidity data for 2003 was used to estimate more fully the burden of alcohol related harm in Scotland.

Four Radio 4 programmes in a series about the health and wellbeing of the seven ages of humanity, presented by Connie St Louis. These four programmes explore the adult years between the ages of 40 and 60.

Website intended to allow service users, carers, health and social care professionals to access information and evidence on adult rehabilitation and the management of long term conditions.

Report describing the structure of primary care services in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the population they care for. It also looks at what these services do and their capacity to respond to population health needs. Finally, it highlights future challenges facing primary health care services.

Booklet providing information and advice on reducing alcohol intake and explaining the health and other benefits of doing so.

Report highlighting the continued inequalities in health and well-being experienced by young people who reside in deprived areas in the UK. The study found these young people are less likely to be physically healthy or feel happy with their lives and that programmes designed to help these young people enter employment, education or training have a positive impact on their physical and mental well-being.