Archives for February, 2011

New Laser Eye Service For Bristol

February 28th, 2011
New Laser Eye Service For Bristol

Bristol’s Eye Hospital is to offer patients a new laser eye surgery service in the near future. The machines are due to be installed in a few months. This new service however will also be open to anyone who wants to pay, as well as NHS patients. One of the machines will also offer corneal […]

Florida Returns Federal Health Care Money

February 28th, 2011
Florida Returns Federal Health Care Money

In a surprise move the State of Florida government has returned $1 million dollars given to it by the Federal Government. The grant which was returned by Florida’s Insurance Commissioner is supposed to enable the State hold insurance companies to account, and to ensure the health care reforms passed by the Federal administration would be […]

Accused Man Manufactured Hair Loss Symptoms

February 28th, 2011
Accused Man Manufactured Hair Loss Symptoms

Loss of hair is for most people something that they would not willingly wish to happen. However it is something that criminals are prepared to do if it helps them succeed. One such person is a man who is on trial for murder, and is reported to have manufactured symptoms of cancer which include loss […]

New York’s Stubborn Abortion Rate Inexplicable

February 28th, 2011
New York’s Stubborn Abortion Rate Inexplicable

Experts are at a loss to explain why the abortion rate in the city of New York is so high, despite all other health statistics such as those related to smoking and nutrition showing vast improvements. It seems 2 out of every 5 pregnancies end in abortion a statistic which the Roman Catholic Archbishop of […]

No Mercury Fillings In France

February 25th, 2011
No Mercury Fillings In France

Dentists in France have decided to stop using Mercury as the basis for fillings. What’s more, the European Commission is rumoured to be banning it across the whole of Europe. Dentists in 4 other nations already have stopped using the hazardous substance: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Germany. France is the latest. The use of mercury […]

Is Lifestyle To Blame For Infertility?

February 25th, 2011
Is Lifestyle To Blame For Infertility?

It appears so, according to one Los Angeles family therapist, Lillian Dulan. She told local reporters: “What patients often don’t consider when trying to conceive is the effect of alcohol use. I often hear, what’s wrong with having a drink or two to unwind after a hectic day?” Alcohol consumption has become a worldwide problem, […]

FDA Wants More Trials On Weight Loss Drug

February 25th, 2011
FDA Wants More Trials On Weight Loss Drug

The Food and Drug Administration the powerful US Quango that controls the licensing of drugs, has ordered a pharmaceutical company to carry out more trials on a new weight loss drug it’s developing. Last October, the FDA rejected the drug Lorcaserin basing its decision on a possibility that the compound is a cancer risk. The […]

New Tool For Cosmetic Surgeons

February 25th, 2011
New Tool For Cosmetic Surgeons

A researcher at Tel Aviv University in Israel has invented a new tool which it is hoped will help cosmetic surgeons ensure mistakes are not made during surgery. Called the ‘before and after tool’, Dr. Alex Bronstein tried to solve a troublesome mathematic problem used in computer modelling known as deformations. This particular equation tries […]

Nursing Homes Not As Safe A You Think

February 24th, 2011
Nursing Homes Not As Safe A You Think

A New York malpractice lawyer said recently that residents in [US] nursing homes should be careful, as nursing homes are not as safe as many people think. Speaking with reporters, Paul Dansker said: “There are a few basic problems that occur over and over again. And those problems can be very, very dangerous.” Often nursing […]

Federal Health Care Law Good For Women

February 24th, 2011
Federal Health Care Law Good For Women

With the debate about President Obama’s health care reforms still continuing, it has been pointed out by some professionals that the bill is good for women; repealing it would only cause harm. The experts point out that without this new law, women could be denied any health insurance coverage if they forced to have a […]

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