Archives for May, 2013

Like Mother Like Child…

May 30th, 2013
Like Mother Like Child…

…where obesity is concerned. Interesting research in Canada appears to show a connection between weight loss in mothers and behaviour in children. It seems that women who lost weight after giving birth also affected their child’s behaviour encouraging them to stay slim. The research which is the first of its kind also found that such […]

Are You Nearsighted?

May 23rd, 2013
Are You Nearsighted?

Then there might be help. It seems researchers have invented a new type of contact lens to be worn at night which will apparently help near sighted people see better during the day. The treatment known as Orthokeratology or Ortho-k for short helps to redesign the cornea of near sighted individuals. Myopia is caused by […]

Post Divorce Treatment On The Rise

May 20th, 2013
Post Divorce Treatment On The Rise

It seems getting cosmetic surgery after a divorce is on the rise according to a recent report published in the USA. The report called Getting Back at Your Ex – By Getting Surgery suggests that many people (notably women but not exclusively) are having plastic surgery as a form of revenge. In short, getting back […]

Viral Infections Possible Cause Of Male Infertility

May 16th, 2013
Viral Infections Possible Cause Of Male Infertility

Infertility isn’t something that affects women. It can also affect men. In fact male infertility is on the rise in many parts of the world, but the causes are still a matter for research. One possible cause maybe viral infections, in particular latent Herpes. Herpes is a complex virus, the most common version being Herpes […]

Tulsa Patients Test Positive For HIV

May 13th, 2013
Tulsa Patients Test Positive For HIV

After both dental organisations in Britain and the USA lifted the ban on HIV positive dentists working with patients, new cases have apparently arisen. Three patients of a dentist from Tulsa have tested positive for HIV, while 70 patients have tested positive for Hepatitis C. A further 4 patients have also tested positive for Hepatitis […]

Fears Over Google Glass

May 9th, 2013
Fears Over Google Glass

Google recently launched a new gadget called Google Glass which allows the wearer to take pictures and video while wearing it. Google Glass is basically a pair of spectacles but scientists think prolonged use could cause headaches and possible damage to the wearer’s eyesight. They are advising limited use. Interestingly, Google is also advising people […]

What To Do If You Have Suffered From Medical Negligence

May 3rd, 2013
What To Do If You Have Suffered From Medical Negligence

When we visit a medical professional it is very much a relationship of trust and if they break that trust in a negligent fashion then they are liable for a medical negligence or clinical negligence claim for compensation to be made against them. Medical negligence can come in a number of forms with some of the […]

Practice Manager Charged

May 2nd, 2013
Practice Manager Charged

A practice manager has been charged with carrying out cosmetic procedures in a practice where she works despite being unqualified and unlicensed. The woman from Florida, USA is reported to have told a witness that she had seen the particular operation on many occasions. It seems that while the actual facelift was performed by the […]

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