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January 28, 2018GPs are being urged to stop prescribing antibiotics for patients with sore throats when paracetamol's are better. ITV News.

January 27, 2018Warnings should now be placed on alcoholic drink bottles to warn people of the potential dangers of drinking alcohol. ITV News.

January 27, 2018The Mail says, now you've got to be in agony to have a hip op. Most NHS trusts now imposing cruel pain tests in row over rationing. Three in four health trusts are denying hip and knee replacement surgery to patients not in enough pain. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 27, 2018Weatherspoons cancels contract with Russell Hume after meat scare. The pub chain said it had ended the deal after inspections of Russell Hume’s Birmingham site revealed the business was “unable to demonstrate compliance with food hygiene rules at its locations”. Hilton Hotels, which was also supplied with meat by Russell Hume, has also taken meat products from the company off its menu. The FSA said the company had “serious non-compliance with food hygiene regulations”. Guardian.

January 27, 2018The foreign office has told the family of jailed Britain Laura Plummer it is 95% certain she will be released this weekend after she was convicted of carrying banned painkillers Tramadol in Egypt. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 26, 2018New research shows that 99% of adults wouldn't be able to save a life in a first aid emergency. 8 out of 10 now say that first aid lessons should become compulsory in Schools. ITV This Morning.

January 26, 2018 Researchers have identified remains of the earliest known modern humans to have left Africa. New dating of jaw-bone found in a cave in Israel indicates that our species was living outside Africa 80,000 years earlier than previously thought. BBC news.

January 26, 2018Figures from the ministry of housing, communities and local government show the number of people sleeping rough on the streets of England reached an estimated 4,751 in the autumn of 2017 which is the highest level since records began. Sky News:Press Preview.

January 26, 2018The Express warned that having or developing diabetes can significantly increase the chances of dementia. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 26, 2018Tell us the truth about banned meat. Fears that millions of meals at pubs, restaurants and hotels were tainted - the public are still left ion the dark. Daily Mail: Press Preview.

January 26, 2018Former labour cabinet Baroness Jowell has received a standing ovation in the house of lords after calling for more innovative cancer treatments to be made available to patients on the NHS. Sky News:Press Preview.

January 25, 2018Scientists say, smoking just one cigarette a-day nearly doubles the risk of having a stroke or heart attack in middle age. Researchers at the University Collage London say, people should try and give up altogether rather than cut down. Radio 2 News.

January 25, 2018I've had thin hair and its starting to fall out. There are lots of reasons. From anything form hormones, it could be auto-immune conditions like alopecia, nutritional deficiencies like iron and zinc. It could be underlying health conditions like diabetes or thyroid problems. It could be a local problem so if you have a skin infection like eczema or cirrhosis or a fungal infection of your scalp could cause the hair to fall out. Buy things like an SLS free (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate) shampoo helps because its much less irritating to the skin and scalp. Long term problems, and if its affecting other parts of the body then you may have to have a blood test. You could try taking vitamin supplement to see if that helps. Dr Ranj. ITV This Morning.

January 25, 2018. India has the unfortunate distinction of being the "burns capitol" of the world and some of those burns are inflicted deliberately. In the 1990s, there were numerous cases where husbands burnt their wives as part of dowry demands. The country was rocked by estimates that a bride was burned every 8 minutes. Until the law was changed to give woman more protection during the first seven years of marriage, but woman are still being burned and for those who survive, its not just the physical disabilities but the stigma. BBC World Service: Health Check.

January 25, 2018. First monkeys cloned in historic breakthrough - could humans be next? The first monkeys cloned in the same way as Dolly the Sheep have been born, raising fears that it may soon be possible to clone humans. Chinese scientists today announced the births of Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, a pair of healthy macaques who are completely genetically identical.The babies are currently being bottle fed and are said to be growing normally compared to monkeys their age. More cloned births are expected in the coming months. Previously scientists have ‘cloned’ primates by splitting an embryo in half but the process is essentially just artificial twinning rather than true cloning. Telegraph.

January 25, 2018The daily express front page leads on "eating curry can help beat dementia. Spice ingredient is able to boost memory, say experts. Curcumin, the natural bright yellow chemical which lends curry its colour, has been shown to improve memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 24, 2018. Today marks one year since SKY launched its Ocean Rescue Campaign. Prime minister Theresa May praised the Sky campaign as she promised to eliminate single-use plastic by 2042. Sky News.

January 24, 2018The Times reports of a new study which warns obesity and lazy lifestyle will lead to people suffering from multiple serious illness in old age. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 24, 2018A new pill which could help people suffering from arthritis makes the cover of the Daily Express. 26p tablet is in chemist now. But now researchers have shown that ­duloxetine, which costs £22 for a month’s ­supply, halved pain levels in patients.
Support groups now hope that the drug, which was originally developed as an anti­depressant, will soon be made available to ­osteoarthritis sufferers on the NHS. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 24, 2018. The Daily Mail claims, that taking herbal remedies and prescription drugs at the same time could risk our health. Warning on remedies that react with statins and cancer drugs. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 24, 2018Britain's prescription drug addiction. More and more people are becoming addicted to very strong pain killers, also anxiety and antidepressant drugs. 64 million - the number of prescription drugs for antidepressants each year compared with 22 million in 2000. Telegraph: Sky News Press Preview. 

January 23, 2018Last year, 1400 people died from asthma. Two thirds were preventable. The UK has the highest rate of asthma deaths in Europe. ITV This Morning.

January 23, 2018Music can help people with asthma. Music can jump-start the memory. Playing songs of dementia patients and giving them old biscuit tins and other memorabilia from their youth, can greatly help people with dementia.  ITV This Morning.

January 23, 2018A Brazilian doctor has devised a method to ease the pain of labour in the from of dancing. The physical movements during labour makes the labour shorter and less painful. ITV This Morning.

January 23, 2018Statins in new health alert: Millions should not be taking them say experts. Seek advice from your doctor if you're concerned. Express: Sky News Press Preview.

January 23, 2018The shocking cost of cheaper chicken: More than a million birds in the UK are killed while in transit. I. Sky News Press Preview.

January 22, 2018. The shocking truth behind the epilepsy drug "Sodium Valproate" which the government tried to hide.. Its a medication widely used as a treatment for epilepsy, but for pregnant woman, there can be dangerous side affects. In the past, many mums-to-be who were taking it were totally completely unaware of the mental and physical damage it was doing to their unborn children. The authorities were fully aware of the dangers the drug presented, but deliberately chose not to inform pregnant patients and new evidence suggest, the drugs harmful affects can transmitted through to three generations of the same family - deformed, disabled and damaged babies. Thousands of babies genetically harmed in the womb by one drug, Sodium Valproate. BBC1: Inside Out.

January 22. 2018A recent survey revealed that woman aged between 25 and 35 avoid having a life-saving smear test due to being 'too embarrassed' to discuss it with a doctor. Radio London.

January 22, 2018A brain left in the wrong corpse was among 278 serious incidents in mortuaries from 2014 to 2016. South Tyneside NHS foundation Trust apologised to a family after storing a fathers brain and other parts for 22 years after his death. Metro News.

January 22. 2018. People who start drinking alcohol in their early teens raise the risk of liver damage over the following 40 years, a retrospective study of 49,000 Swedish conscripts has found. Metro News.

January 22. 2018Up to one million men and woman as young as 13 in the UK are abusing anabolic steroids and other performance enhancing drugs. The Guardian: Press Preview.

January 21, 2018. The UK government has announced plans to issue parking tickets for disabilities such as autism. Sky News.

January 20, 2018Eating insects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. They are very nutritious and rich in protein. If we replaced insects, we could reclaim land that's used for animals. Cut down on greenhouse gas emissions from livestock and slash the cost of food production. Worldwide. There's a lot of interest in whether farming practises like these could create a sustainable future for a growing hungry planet. BBC World Service: CrowdScience.

January 20, 2018. Cancer breakthrough: Blood test detects eight types of cancer when they’re ‘more curable'. Cancer could be detected earlier by a new revolutionary blood test that could spot eight different types of common cancer, scientists have revealed. Cancer symptoms could be spotted early with a new blood test. CancerSEEK could detect eight times of cancer earlier. Effective 70 per cent of the time. Blood test could cost about £360. A blood test could detect cancers at a point where they’re more curable, researchers have claimed. The test, known as CancerSEEK, could identify eight common types of cancer; ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, oesophageal, colorectal, lung and breast cancers. It successfully detects the disease 70 per cent of the time, studies have shown. Express.

January 20, 2018Insurers penalising people with depression unrelated to mental healthThe Guardian: Sky News Press Preview.

January 20, 2018
Hope for the 5 million people in Britain who suffer from Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Alizyme claims IBS breakthrough. Alizyme, the drug development company working on new treatments for obesity and gastrointestinal disorders, was back in the spotlight yesterday after claiming successful preliminary results from clinical trials of Renzapride  The I: Sky News Press Preview.

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