Latest News in United Kingdom

Is a Jägerbomb more dangerous than a gin and tonic?

The Guardian / Abi Rose - - Reading time 4 mins - Share :
Research seems to link energy drink cocktails with higher alcohol consumption and an increase in negative consequences. How bad can a vodka Red Bull be?The majority of research suggests that people who drink alcohol mixed with energy drinks (AmED) consume higher quantities of alcohol than non-AmE...

Socialist UK Healthcare seeking to deny surgery to smokers and the obese

Naturalnews.com / By J. D. Heyes - - Reading time 3 mins - Share :
(NaturalNews) Slowly but surely, the authoritarians are taking over countries that used to be democracies and republics, imposing their own set of behavior and rules on people who used to be free and able to make life choices of their own.The United Kingdom is one such place,...

Perinatal Psychiatry, Birth Trauma and Perinatal PTSD: An Interview with Dr. Rebecca Moore

PLOS Blogs / Shaili Jain, MD - - Reading time 20 mins - Share :
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Perinatal Psychiatry, Birth Trauma and Perinatal PTSD: An Interview with Dr. Rebecca Moore It is now blatantly clear that a woman’s increased vulnerability to developing PTSD is closely linked to that fact that, when

Taking 15-minute brisk strolls each day reduces early death in older adults, study finds

Naturalnews.com / By Daniel Barker - - Reading time 3 mins - Share :
(NaturalNews) A brisk 15-minute walk daily can add years to your life, according to a new study presented at a recent European health conference.Health experts have long recognized the fact that regular exercise can extend lifespan, but the new research indicates that even less...

Too many avoidable errors in patient care, says report

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Avoidable harm to patients is still too high in healthcare in the UK and across the globe -- making safety a top healthcare priority for providers and policy makers alike.

UK diagnoses children's kidney cancer at a later stage than Germany

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The UK diagnoses Wilms' tumors -- the most common children's kidney cancer -- when they are larger and more advanced compared with those diagnosed in Germany, according to a new study.

Brain Prize Winners Announced

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Three UK neuroscientists jointly win the €1 million European Brain Prize for their work on memory.

Meningitis B petition rejected

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Offering the meningitis B vaccine to all children is "not cost effective" and would be a waste of NHS resources, the government says.

Chewing sugar free gum could save millions a year

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The NHS in England could save £8.2 million a year on dental treatments -- the equivalent to 364,000 dental check-ups -- if all 12-year-olds across the UK chewed sugar free gum after eating or drinking, thanks to the role it plays in helping to prevent tooth decay.

Important falls in death rates from leukemia in Europe predicted for 2016

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Death rates from leukemia among people of all ages in Europe are falling, according to the latest predictions for European cancer deaths in 2016. The study by researchers in Italy, Switzerland and the USA looked at cancer death rates in the EU 28 member states as a whole and also in the six large...

Future for adult social care 'bleak'

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The future for adult social care services in England "looks bleak", the International Longevity Centre warns, despite government attempts to protect budgets.

Questioning seasonal variation in antibiotic prescribing

PLOS Blogs / Lindsay Kobayashi - - Reading time 3 mins - Share :
In the Northern hemisphere, cold and flu season usually strikes in late fall and early winter. Both are really unpleasant, but can’t be treated by antibiotics because viruses cause the common cold and influenza. Antibiotics

Better care 'could reduce stillbirths'

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Hospitals are missing key opportunities to save the lives of hundreds of babies in the UK, an investigation into stillbirths shows.

Better care could save hundreds of stillborn babies, says report

The Guardian / Sarah Boseley Health editor - - Reading time 3 mins - Share :
There are more than 1,000 stillbirths each year and out of a sample of 85, researchers found failures in the pregnancy care of half of themThe lives of hundreds of stillborn babies could be saved if their mothers were given better care in pregnancy, according to a major report.More than 1,000 bab...

Better care could save hundreds of babies from stillbirth, says report

The Guardian / Sarah Boseley Health editor - - Reading time 3 mins - Share :
There are more than 1,000 stillbirths each year and out of a sample of 85, researchers found failures in the pregnancy care of half of themThe lives of hundreds of unborn babies could be saved if their mothers were given better care in pregnancy, according to a major report.More than 1,000 babies...

More women are reaching 100 but centenarian men are healthier

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New research has found an increasing trend in the number of people in the UK reaching age 100 over the past two decades. The study also found that, whilst women were far more likely to reach 100 than men, males tended to be healthier and had fewer diagnosed chronic illnesses compared to women.

VIDEO: Concerns over cuts to senior nurses

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Plans to create more seven-day services across the NHS in England are being put in jeopardy because of cuts to senior nurse posts, the Royal College of Nursing warns.

VIDEO: Babies to get meningitis B vaccine

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All newborn babies in England and Scotland are to be offered a vaccine to combat meningitis B from September, the government has announced.

All babies to get meningitis B vaccine

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A vaccine to protect babies from meningitis B will be introduced in the UK from September, the Department of Health announces.

Nurse cuts 'put 7-day plan at risk'

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Plans to create more seven-day services across the NHS in England are being put in jeopardy because of cuts to senior nursing posts, industry leaders warn.

Breast cancer rates are up to 5X higher near nuclear power plants, science shows

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(NaturalNews) We have been fed propaganda for years aimed to convince us that, aside from rare incidents and accidents in which radiation has leaked into the environment, nuclear power plants are one of the safest and "cleanest" sources of energy.And although many of us have always...