Archives for April, 2013

Scottish Hairdresser Loses NHS Contract

April 29th, 2013
Scottish Hairdresser Loses NHS Contract

A Dunfermline hairdresser has lost his NHS contract because his salon is not disabled-friendly. It seems that the salon has stairs with no lift access for physically disabled people. The contract the salon had with the NHS was to fit hairpieces to patients suffering from alopecia and hair loss due to chemotherapy and other conditions. […]

Private School Criticised For Cosmetic Surgery Talk

April 25th, 2013
Private School Criticised For Cosmetic Surgery Talk

It seems that well-known Roedean Public school which caters for girls has been criticised for allowing a cosmetic surgeon to give a talk about plastic surgery. The independent school which is based in Sussex invited Marc Pacifico to talk to students about what cosmetic surgery is and how it can help. However there has been […]

Infertility Tops The Agenda This Week

April 22nd, 2013
Infertility Tops The Agenda This Week

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week in the USA. Its aim is to raise greater awareness across the globe about the seriousness of infertility. There are many reasons for the cause of this problem, but the effects are the same irrespective of the cause. In fact it is so serious it is now recognised […]

Tiger Temporarily Loses His Bite

April 18th, 2013
Tiger Temporarily Loses His Bite

To most people it could possibly come as a surprise to learn that other animals (not just humans) can also suffer from oral health problems. One such animal is Ranu, a nine-year-old tiger living in an Australian zoo. The poor animal was suffering from terrible tooth ache requiring a root canal operation. As can imagined […]

LASIK: Weighing Up The Pros And Cons

April 15th, 2013
LASIK: Weighing Up The Pros And Cons

Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis or more simply, LASIK, is a type of laser eye surgery that reshapes the eye to improve vision. Patients who undergo this surgery often no longer need eyeglasses or contacts. With this procedure, a flap is cut open on the cornea. Then, with the use of a laser, the cornea […]

EU Issues New Health Directive

April 11th, 2013
EU Issues New Health Directive

After campaigning hard for a long time, health unions have managed to secure a change in European law. For the first time there is now a new directive along with regulations to ensure patients are not harmed by¬†needle sticks¬†and other sharps implements. This will of course apply to dentists as well as medical staff. Although […]

Proof That Exercise And Healthy Eating Do Help People To Lose Weight

April 8th, 2013
Proof That Exercise And Healthy Eating Do Help People To Lose Weight

Obesity in the UK is a growing problem, and while politicians and medical people argue as to its cause, one thing is clear it can be a major problem for the individuals concerned. However with a society which is based on how fast you can eat and work, increasing numbers of people are not taking […]

New Abortion Clinic Opened in Kansas

April 4th, 2013
New Abortion Clinic Opened in Kansas

Despite the continual onslaught against abortion in the USA, a new clinic is opening its doors in the city of Wichita, Kansas. It is the first of its kind in 4 years, and will is set to be perceived by pro-abortion campaigners as a great victory. The previous clinic was closed when the original provider, […]

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