Archives for May, 2011

Legal Worries Over NHS Reforms

May 5th, 2011
Legal Worries Over NHS Reforms

While the UK Government believes that their plans for the reorganisation of the NHS will improve it, a number of lawyers in Wales, where there is no full reorganisation are worried that the Welsh Government hasn’t addressed properly the complaints and compensation arrangements currently passing through the Assembly in Cardiff. The new system called NHS […]

General Dentistry Under The Microscope

May 5th, 2011
General Dentistry Under The Microscope

It seems dentists are turning to the microscope in an effort to improve their patients’ oral health. While operating microscopes are a normal part of general health care in areas such as neurosurgery and vascular surgery, they are now becoming part of the dentist’s armoury. Rather than shining a light in a patient’s mouth, a […]

New Alternative To Going Under The Knife

May 5th, 2011
New Alternative To Going Under The Knife

If you have been thinking of getting cosmetic surgery carried out, but don’t fancy going under the knife, there is now an alternative available. It’s called Ultherapy, although it’s only available in the USA at the moment. What’s more it’s so brand new, there are only one or two cosmetic surgeons using the new procedure. […]

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

May 5th, 2011
Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates That’s the opinion of the Guttmacher Institute in America. The latter is a well respected organisation that advises on sexual health matters. The Institute warns that there could be as many as 973,000 unplanned pregnancies if Republican anti abortionists get their way and ensure organisations like […]

Americans Warned Not To Opt Out Of New Health Care Reforms

May 4th, 2011
Americans Warned Not To Opt Out Of New Health Care Reforms

While people can opt out of the new scheme to buy health insurance which is due to be enacted in 2014, they have been warned not to do so. An Oregon representative, Peter DeFazio told reporters that while he doesn’t believe in compulsion he said: “It’s your choice. But remember, there are consequences, and you’re […]

Hair Loss Drug Blamed For Medical Problems

May 4th, 2011
Hair Loss Drug Blamed For Medical Problems

A pharmaceutical company in the US is being sued by a law firm in Connecticut; the latter cites Procepia, a drug used to help cure hair loss as the reason for a man’s sexual dysfunction and mental health problems. The law firm has combined its resources with two other law firms to take the well […]

Kirstie Alley Finds A New Way To Lose Weight

May 4th, 2011
Kirstie Alley Finds A New Way To Lose Weight

Actress, Kirstie Alley was recently asked to take part in the US version of Strictly Come Dancing called Dancing with the Stars. As well as looking forward to doing the show, Kirstie is also looking forward to losing weight since she wants to increase her fitness level. She told reporters: “I’ve lost 60 pounds, and […]

Infertility Warning Ignored By US Government Agency

May 4th, 2011
Infertility Warning Ignored By US Government Agency

A Government department in the USA approved a new genetically modified alfalfa crop despite a warning from a respected scientist. The warning was given two weeks before the approval because a new pathogen was found that could cause infertility in humans as well as animals. The pathogen which is so small it can only be […]

Personal Injury Lawyers Opposed to State’s Malpractice Rule Changes

May 3rd, 2011
Personal Injury Lawyers Opposed to State’s Malpractice Rule Changes

While there is major concern over the amount of money paid out in malpractice suits, the main opposition to any reform comes from personal injury lawyers. This is perhaps unsurprising when it is realised they stand to lose millions of dollars from plaintiffs who are awarded significantly high sums. However reformers believe there has got […]

Korean Cosmetic Surgery Booming

May 3rd, 2011
Korean Cosmetic Surgery Booming

And it seems to be the Chinese who are helping explode it. As incomes increase in China more and more young people are opting to go under the knife. One Korean surgeon, Sung Min-yun told reporters: “As incomes rise in China, people are more focused on beauty, and more and more of them are coming […]

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