Tag archive for ‘NHS’
By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Skin cancer symptom: Melanoma sign could be dark stripe on nail | Health | Life & Style

Skin cancer is one of the most deadly conditions in the UK, killing over 2,500 people a year. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rates are on the rise, and thought to be due to an More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Dementia diet: Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by cutting carbs | Health | Life & Style

There are approximately 850,000 people in the UK with dementia. According to the NHS, dementia is not a single illness, but a set of symptoms caused by damage to the brain. These include memory loss, problems thinking More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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AA Gill: Lung cancer drug denied to writer now approved for NHS use | Health | Life & Style

AA Gill died aged 62 last December after being diagnosed with what he proclaimed the ‘full English’ of cancers – lung cancer which has spread to his pancreas.  AA Gill had chemotherapy on the More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Coronation Street’s Simon Gregson praises NHS after wife’s emergency life-saving surgery | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Simon, 42, who plays Steve McDonald on the ITV soap, tweeted his gratitude towards the medical professionals who saved his wife’s life, telling his 227,000 followers: “So three times the wonderful More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Diabetes fear: Shock number of Brits seeking advice for Type 2 diabetes diet | Health | Life & Style

Incredibly, many still do not realise that Type 2 is largely caused by lifestyle with obesity the single biggest factor.  Latest figures show there are around 12 million people in the UK at increased risk of developing More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Meningitis symptoms risk: New deadly strain of infection on the rise | Health | Life & Style

Experts are concerned that many teenagers in the UK are unprotected from a deadly new strain of meningitis. Cases of meningococcal W meningitis and septicaemia (MenW) have been rising for several years. In 2015, More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Flu Jab: Research suggests jab offers little or no protection for virus in elderly people | Health | Life & Style

Figures published in the British Medical Journal indicates the £160million winter public health campaign may have been a waste of money for those over 65, its principal target. Now the government’s Joint Council More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Weight loss diet: Inflammation could be caused by eating tomatoes | Health | Life & Style

Fruit and vegetables are a vital source of vitamins and minerals, according to the NHS. They recommend they should make up just over a third of our daily food intake. It has traditionally been recommended we consume More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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UK’s Boris Johnson reignites leadership speculation with Brexit plans

LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson set out his plans for a “glorious” Brexit on Saturday that angered colleagues and reignited speculation he would challenge Prime Minister Theresa More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Heart failure risk: Vitamin D supplement could prevent symptoms | Health | Life & Style

Heart failure is where the heart can’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. It affects around 900,000 people in the UK, and there has been no improvement in death rates since the 1990s. However, recent More...