Posts Tagged ‘health’

WHO decision to downgrade Tamiflu “comes far too late” argues expert

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The World Health Organization’s decision to downgrade the influenza drug Tamiflu on its essential medicines list is better late than never (more…)

Tooth grinding may be a sign your child is being bullied, study finds

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

The connection in children between bullying and teeth grinding

A leading health charity is urging parents to be on the lookout for their children grinding their teeth (more…)

Government “trying to cover up” new NHS cuts says Labour

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Jonathan Ashworth, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, has today accused Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt of “trying to cover up" a new round of NHS cuts, which include closing wards and services, extending waiting times and stopping treatments. (more…)

Study calls for urgent action to close cancer death gap between rich and poor countries

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Over the past 30 years, cancer control measures have led to rising life expectancy in rich populations, but these gains have yet to be seen in poorer populations (more…)

Experts set out plan to tackle “questionable integrity” of medical evidence

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Manifesto aims to develop more trustworthy evidence to improve healthcare

A plan to tackle “serious flaws in the creation, dissemination and implementation of medical evidence(more…)

Women should be encouraged to obtain a normal body weight before conception

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Risks of major birth defects progressively increase with mother’s overweight and obesity severity says report

Brits turn to fresh fruit as the best way to stop sugar cravings

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Brits turn to fresh fruit as the best way to curb sugar cravings and the science behind it tells us why! (more…)

TV Star Samantha Faiers joined by thousands in London to Walk It for Crohn's & Colitis UK

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Samantha Faiers, supported by her partner, joined thousands of fundraisers to walk around Brunswick Square in London on Saturday to help raise awareness for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). (more…)

One in Seven British adults exceed daily intake in sugar from tea and coffee

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Storm in a teacup, as new poll reveals how much sugar Brits are adding to tea and coffee – and why it could be spelling bad news for our teeth! (more…)

Regular / occasional teen cannabis use linked to other illicit drug taking in early adulthood

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Pattern also associated with harmful drinking and smoking

Regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking (more…)

Cancelled operations from bed shortages up almost 60% since 2014

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Research by the Liberal Democrats has shown that over 10,000 operations were cancelled due to hospital beds being unavailable in 2016 (more…)

Even Moderate Drinking Linked to a Decline in Brain Health, Finds Study

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Results have important public health implications for a large sector of the population (more…)