Archives for July, 2013

China Potentially Not The Profitable Centre Once Thought

July 25th, 2013
China Potentially Not The Profitable Centre Once Thought

Since China opened its door to foreign investment, many companies including health care and health insurance firms flooded into the country. However a recent report from one of Europe’s major financial institutions suggests that China may not be as profitable as many thought. In fact 2 British pharmaceutical companies are thought to have possibly bit […]

First Casualty Of The Affordable Care Act

July 22nd, 2013
First Casualty Of The Affordable Care Act

When president Obama was elected one of the promises he made was to introduce legislation to put an end to health insurance companies discriminating against those who they considered risks. The legislation was opposed by many quarters of American big business and Republican politicians, yet the Bill was passed. However, while the main provisions of […]

Summer Heat Can Affect The Eyes As Much As The Skin

July 18th, 2013
Summer Heat Can Affect The Eyes As Much As The Skin

Everyone now knows, or should do, of the importance of wearing sun cream to protect the skin from the ultra violet rays emanating from the sun. However how many people realise that UV light can be just as damaging to eyesight? It seems that both UV and UVB light can affect eyesight. It is even […]

Children Perceived As Facilitators Of CHange

July 15th, 2013
Children Perceived As Facilitators Of CHange

Dentists are beginning to realise that children are perhaps the best people to take oral health forward. In short, capture a child’s interest and they are likely to continue to do something in the future. This realisation has certainly dawned on Plymouth School of Medicine & Dentistry. The latter has forged links with local primary […]

Does Styling Damage Your Hair?

July 11th, 2013
Does Styling Damage Your Hair?

If there is one thing that separates humans from the rest of the animal kingdom is our need to look good and feel good. And that includes taking care of our hair. Although hair styling is generally associated with the female of the species, most men also like to maintain proper grooming. However is all […]

Does Dentistry In Britain Need To Change?

July 10th, 2013
Does Dentistry In Britain Need To Change?

Yes, according to a health forum. The health forum was held on the 2nd July which looked at how dentistry can be improved and, how the new contract and commissioning of services will be implemented. The forum found that the general public no longer simply accessed dental services without a by or leave. Rather they […]

Oral Health And Kidney Disease Linked

July 1st, 2013
Oral Health And Kidney Disease Linked

For a number of years now, study after study has apparently shown a link between oral health and general health. In short, poor oral health can help predict a likely outcome for a person’s general health; for instance, diabetes and heart disease. However it seems that more recent studies are showing that this link is […]

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