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EPSRC invests £4.5 million to safeguard the UK’s water, energy and food security

Industry news  •  31 March 2015  •  Victoria White

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is investing £4.5 million to safeguard the UK’s water, energy and food security…

World’s biggest study of food allergies gets underway

Industry news, News  •  22 March 2013  •  University of Manchester

The world’s biggest ever study of allergies – spearheaded by the University of Manchester – officially gets underway today…

Surveillance of foodborne disease in the United Kingdom

Issue 4 2007  •  16 November 2007  •  Sarah J O’Brien, Professor of Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Manchester

“Infectious intestinal disease occurs in one in five people each year, of whom one in six presents to a general practitioner.” So wrote Wheeler and colleagues in 1999 (Wheeler et al, 1999). This translated into 9.4 million people suffering from infectious intestinal disease (IID) annually, with around 1.5 million people consulting their GP.


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