Archives for October, 2016

Six Top Skincare Tips for Men

October 28th, 2016

Experts say that more men are now on a quest for healthy, youthful-looking skin. According to board-certified dermatologist Anthony Rossi, the basic elements of men’s and women’s skincare are the same, depending on individual skin type. To help men develop healthy skincare regimes, Dr Rossi and other dermatologists recommend these six tips: Check your skin regularly […]

Senior Doctors Release List of 40 Ineffective Treatments to Prevent Unnecessary Procedures

October 25th, 2016
Senior Doctors Release List of 40 Ineffective Treatments to Prevent Unnecessary Procedures

Senior doctors in the UK have released a list of forty ineffective treatments in a bid to prevent unnecessary procedures. Doctors from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have compiled the list as part of a campaign that aims to encourage communication between doctors and patients to determine the best treatment options for health problems. […]

Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Breast Implants (But Were Too Afraid to Ask)

October 21st, 2016

Flick through an average copy of Cosmopolitan or the Daily Mail, and chances are you’ll hazard onto one or two high-handed, hyperbole-ridden articles on breast implants. Stories of people whose time under the knife makes them look like a Picasso painting will sit next to tales of surgical perfection, the kind of transformation so perfect […]

Investigation Reveals Increased Parking Charges at a Third of NHS Hospitals

October 18th, 2016
Investigation Reveals Increased Parking Charges at a Third of NHS Hospitals

A new investigation has revealed increased parking charges at a third of NHS hospitals in England. Research conducted by the Press Association has suggested that a third of NHS hospitals have raised fees for parking in the last 12 months. Some hospitals are now charging rates of up to £4 per hour. The investigation showed that […]

Are Patients Put Off By Doctor’s Receptionists?

October 12th, 2016
Are Patients Put Off By Doctor’s Receptionists?

A new survey has suggested that patients are put off seeing their doctor by medical receptionists. Research conducted by Cancer Research UK shows that many people who call up to make an appointment are put off coming in to see their GP by receptionists. Some are worried that they’re making “a fuss”, while others don’t […]

Campaigners Worried by ‘Pocket Money’ Alcohol Prices

October 6th, 2016
Campaigners Worried by ‘Pocket Money’ Alcohol Prices

Research by a campaign group has suggested that alcoholic drinks across Britain are being sold at “pocket money” prices, with drinks commonly bought by underage drinkers often being the cheapest. According to the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA), white cider, which is sold for 16p per alcohol unit, is a favourite among teenagers. Ministers are still […]

The Staggering Costs of Medical Malpractice

October 3rd, 2016
The Staggering Costs of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is more common than you might think and it recently ranked third biggest cause of death in the US, according to an article published earlier this year on The Guardian. The article is based on a study published in the British Medical Journal, which revealed that only cancer and heart failure are more […]

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