Posts Tagged ‘health’

Is UK shale gas extraction posing a risk to public health?

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

More needs to be done to investigate the risks to human health that extracting shale gas poses, suggests a personal view published (more…)

Antibiotics improve growth in children in developing countries

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Youngest children from most vulnerable populations benefit most

Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study (more…)

Lower Salt Intake Likely Key in Falling Heart Disease Deaths

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Lower salt intake likely to have had key role in plummeting cardiovascular disease deaths in past decade

Average salt intake fell by 15% in 2003-11 in England; heart disease and stroke deaths fell by around 40% (more…)

The True Costs of Poor Oral Hygiene

Monday, April 14th, 2014

The Economics of Your Teeth – Uncovered

Dental care is costing the average couple a minimum of £5,8141 and could be as much as £15,135.782, and this is without including any of the extra costs incurred for fillings, dentures and emergency treatments over the course of a lifetime. (more…)

Roche Response to Cochrane Report on Tamiflu

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The following is the Roche Response to the Cochrane Report on Tamiflu

Roche fundamentally disagrees with the overall conclusions of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group’s (ARI) report on Tamiflu. (more…)

Financial benefits of good gum health ‘clear to see’

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

A new report has discovered that maintaining good oral health can reduce medical costs for some of the UK’s most life-threatening illnesses.

The study looked at almost 350,000 patients with gum disease and discovered after treatment (more…)

Charity welcomes fluoride report

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Leading oral health charity, the British Dental Health Foundation, has welcomed Public Health England’s confirmation that water fluoridation significantly improves oral health. (more…)

The Future Of Smoking

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Despite Government regulation which has increasingly side-lined smokers in society, it’s thought that about 22% of the UK’s adult population still light up on a regular basis. (more…)

E-cigarettes ‘encourage teenagers to smoke’

Friday, March 7th, 2014

E-CIGARETTES may not deter teenagers from smoking, in fact they could have the opposite effect, according to new research

Researchers at the Center for Tobacco Research and Education (more…)

The Great E Cigarette Debate: Who Says What?

Friday, March 7th, 2014

The debate surrounding e cigarettes is growing more heated and more complex by the minute. People are weighing in with a mixture of scientific speculation, personal experience and opinions “informed” by media hype. There is a clear division in both public and political spheres (more…)

Brits call for smoking in films to be stubbed out

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

AFTER a record night of success for British talent at the Oscars, a new poll reveals a majority of us would like to stub out smoking in films watched by children. (more…)

The 9-5: Our Dieting Downfall

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

• Over a quarter of diets fail due to unhealthy workplace snacking

• A third of all snacking takes place at our desks

• Marketing people top the unhealthy table, with lawyers at the bottom (more…)