Posts Tagged ‘health’

Higher nurse to patient ratio linked to reduced risk of inpatient death

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Death rates 20 per cent lower in hospitals with 6 or fewer patients per registered nurse


Patients admitted as weekend emergencies are significantly older and more disabled

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

This may help explain seemingly higher death toll for weekend hospital admissions, say researchers


Teens who use e-cigarettes more likely to try the real thing a year later

Monday, January 25th, 2016

But regular smoking linked only to higher levels of e-cigarette use to start with, findings show


5 Ways to Fit Fitness Into Your Busy Workday

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

How to fit exercise into your everyday life


UK teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco content in YouTube music videos

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

13-15 year olds and girls most exposed, findings suggest


Could campaigns like Dry January do more harm than good?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Could alcohol abstinence campaigns like Dry January do more harm than good?


Active and passive smoking linked to infertility and earlier menopause

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Highest levels of tobacco exposure associated with hastening of menopause by 1-2 years


Will 2016 be the year that the high street vape shop runs out of puff?

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Proposed EU regulations could spell the end for small e-cigarette businesses


Call for international action to prevent a zombie apocalypse

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Rise of zombie infections should be a wake-up call for global community, says expert


“I won’t bother to try and quit smoking over Christmas”

Monday, December 7th, 2015

During the Christmas Party Season what can assist smokers in quitting…


Calling Dr Internet: Could self-diagnosis be costing lives?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

A UK health charity has expressed deep concern following new data which reveals the alarming use of online self-diagnosis.


Tighter local alcohol licensing curbs linked to fewer drink-related hospital admissions

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Annual admission rates 2% lower than expected in areas with more restrictive policies