Archives for August, 2013

Japanese Doctors Opposed To Government Stance

August 29th, 2013
Japanese Doctors Opposed To Government Stance

The UK is the only nation in the world that has a fully integrated free national health service. However last year the UK government embarked on plans to allow private companies to gain a foothold into the NHS. This has caused great consternation among the general population at large but also GPs, hospital staff such […]

Medical Lawsuits Often Result From Misdiagnosis

August 15th, 2013
Medical Lawsuits Often Result From Misdiagnosis

Recent research in the USA suggests that most malpractice suits result from the misdiagnosis of medical problems. Interestingly, the majority of these cases are cancer related, although possible heart conditions and meningitis diagnoses follow closely behind. It isn’t just the USA. Researchers looked at 34 studies from several countries. However as the USA tends to […]

American Actress Warns Of The Dangers of Cosmetic Surgery

August 12th, 2013
American Actress Warns Of The Dangers of Cosmetic Surgery

The pursuit of looking good at any cost is something that has worried an American actress. In an interview she advised women to stop going down the road of using cosmetic surgery to try and make themselves look younger. She stated that she didn’t want women to cut their faces and added that she was […]

Is Oral Health And Alzheimer’s Disorder Linked?

August 8th, 2013
Is Oral Health And Alzheimer’s Disorder Linked?

It seems so if the latest research is to be believed. Scientists think the link is based on bacterial periodontal disease which has been found in the brain of Alzheimer’s sufferers. Unfortunately, the researchers studied just 20 known patients who died recently. They were given permission to examine their brains with half known to have […]

Debunking The Myths Of Cosmetic Surgery

August 5th, 2013
Debunking The Myths Of Cosmetic Surgery

It is often assumed by those wanting to get cosmetic surgery that it will make them look much younger than their real age. However it seems that this is possibly a myth, according to a recent study. While patients are rejuvenated, in reality they may only look around 3 years younger than their real age. […]

Can Antioxidants Help Infertility?

August 1st, 2013
Can Antioxidants Help Infertility?

Medical scientists are looking at a wide range of potential solutions to the problem of infertility. Although some are gender-related only, there could be others which can help both sexes. The latest research suggests that antioxidants maybe key to helping both men and women who are infertile. The research was a joint effort carried out […]

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