Archives for November, 2013

Cosmetic Surgery Divides Celebrity Opinion

November 26th, 2013
Cosmetic Surgery Divides Celebrity Opinion

It is well known that celebrities lead the way where others follow. This is particularly noticeable when applied to plastic surgery. Growth over the last ten years or so has been nothing short of phenomenal. However it seems that the need to go under the knife maybe on the wane, at least as far as […]

Fluoridation To Be Re-Assessed

November 18th, 2013
Fluoridation To Be Re-Assessed

After the debacle surrounding Southampton city council, the government has decided to carry out a complete review of the benefits of adding fluoride to water. The Department of Health has asked Public Health England (PHE) to review evidence and report back to Parliament by the 15th December. A spokesperson for the Department of Health told […]

How To Know If You’re A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

November 14th, 2013
How To Know If You’re A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

The popularity of laser eye surgery has seen a huge surge over the last 20 years or more, with over 100,000 people in the UK alone opting to have the procedure annually. And with the promise of near-perfect eyesight after the surgery, it’s not difficult to fathom why this relatively quick, 10-minute procedure has become […]

New Mums Offered Incentives To Breastfeed In South Yorkshire Pilot Scheme

November 13th, 2013
New Mums Offered Incentives To Breastfeed In South Yorkshire Pilot Scheme

New mums in South Yorkshire and parts of Derbyshire are being offered incentives to breastfeed their babies as part of a pilot scheme. Under the new initiative, mums who breastfeed their babies will receive up to £200 worth of shopping vouchers. The pilot programme is being funded by the government in conjunction with the medical […]

German Researchers Discover Heart Attack Gene

November 13th, 2013
German Researchers Discover Heart Attack Gene

German researchers have discovered a gene, which may increase your risk of suffering a heart attack. Researchers from the German Heart Centre think that the gene increases the risk of suffering a heart attack by around 15 per cent. The research team conducted a study involving 30,000 people and discovered that 64 per cent of […]

Support Following A Traumatic Brain Injury

November 12th, 2013
Support Following A Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury completely changes your life, but it also has an impact on the people around you. If you’ve been involved in a serious accident and you have suffered a traumatic brain injury, you may be left feeling confused, worried and scared for the future. However, there are support groups as well as […]

Pesticides Link To Infertility

November 7th, 2013
Pesticides Link To Infertility

It is well known that pollution has a direct effect on infertility in both men and women. However determining the major players is not so easy. There has been a suggestion that pesticides are linked, but until now that’s all it was. However US researchers now believe they have made a breakthrough. What’s more the […]

Legal Eagles Recommending Festive Guidelines

November 4th, 2013
Legal Eagles Recommending Festive Guidelines

The Christmas festive period is fast approaching which means that parties in dental practices as well as other places of work will take place. While it is good to let your hair down, legal experts are recommending that the owners of dental practices should start thinking a little more seriously about the potential implications of […]

Genetic Testing – Should It Be The New Standard For Care?

November 1st, 2013
Genetic Testing – Should It Be The New Standard For Care?

Every health questionnaire you have ever filled out included questions about your family’s health history. In the last 40 years as more is learned about different diseases the questions have become more specific, slowly from “Has anybody in your immediate family died of cancer” to a lengthy foray at a specialist office asking about very […]

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