Archives for June, 2013

Peninsular School Of Dentistry Ranked 6th In The UK

June 27th, 2013
Peninsular School Of Dentistry Ranked 6th In The UK

The Guardian newspaper’s university ranking system placed the Peninsular School of dentistry 6th in its recent polling. The college which is based in Plymouth is also just two places ahead of the Peninsular’s medical school which is ranked 4th in the league table. This is welcome news considering that Plymouth University decided to split the […]

New Enquiry Called Over PIP Scandal

June 24th, 2013
New Enquiry Called Over PIP Scandal

There have been calls for a new enquiry to be instituted over the PIP breast implant scandal. A cosmetic surgeon from the Isle of Man made this suggestion after the scandal appeared to have moved to Sweden. The Swedish Medical Products Agency advised those who already have the implants to look into getting them taken […]

Pro Fluoride Lobby Hits Back

June 20th, 2013
Pro Fluoride Lobby Hits Back

The pro and anti-fluoride factions have for a number of years now been at loggerheads of both the beneficial effects as well as the risks of fluoridation. In particular, the acrimony has revolved around adding fluoride to water supplies. The on-going debate in Southampton is testament to that in the UK. However scientists in Australia […]

USA Based Healthcare Company Expands Into The NHS

June 17th, 2013
USA Based Healthcare Company Expands Into The NHS

The biggest healthcare company in the world which funded Mitt Romney’s presidential election campaign is reported to be expanding into the UK’s NHS. HCA International Ltd has a UK branch based in London and has been steadily developing this side of its business ever since the Health & Social Care Act was passed by the […]

US Dental Firm Recognises Top Dentists’ Achievements

June 13th, 2013
US Dental Firm Recognises Top Dentists’ Achievements

The top performing dentists who work for one of the USA’s major dental firms were invited to a ceremony to honour them. Called the Top Gun awards, 100 of the company’s top practitioners were given awards ranging from clinical missionary work in places like Liberia to cosmetic and restorative dental practice. Dr. Syretta Wells received […]

Open Event To Be Held In A Bournemouth Hospital

June 10th, 2013
Open Event To Be Held In A Bournemouth Hospital

An open event is being held at the Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital next week to promote the use of laser eye treatment. The seminar entitled Life without glasses: Laser in cataract and corneal surgery is being hosted and presented by one of Dorset’s leading ophthalmologists Mr. James Kersey. The focus of the event will cover […]

New York State Contemplates Change In The Law

June 6th, 2013
New York State Contemplates Change In The Law

New York State Contemplates Change In The Law Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic Governor of New York State is considering changing the law on abortion to bring it into line with current USA law. The new proposed Bill will decriminalise abortion after 24 weeks when a woman’s health is at risk. “We want to codify that […]

Potential New Fertility Treatment On The Cards

June 3rd, 2013
Potential New Fertility Treatment On The Cards

A potential new treatment for infertility may be on its way after scientists discovered a new hormone that makes ovaries grow. Named R-spondin2, the hormone was identified by Japanese scientists working in collaboration with researchers from Stanford University in the USA. It is hoped that the hormone could offer improved outcomes with existing procedures or […]

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