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Thursday 18th October 2018

MPs ‘shocked’ by low flu vaccine rates among social care staff – The Guardian

The GuardianMPs 'shocked' by low flu vaccine rates among social care staffThe GuardianOnly 25% of social care staff looking after the elderly and vulnerable are vaccinated against flu, report says. Sarah Boseley Health editor. Thu 18 Oct 2018 02.30 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email. Healthcare workers receive a ...MPs to demand flu jabs for all care home workers to redu...

Tunbridge Wells man died after sepsis symptoms ‘missed’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTunbridge Wells man died after sepsis symptoms 'missed'BBC NewsA student died after doctors failed to spot he had sepsis and sent him home from hospital, an inquest has heard. Tim Mason, 21, from Tunbridge Wells, had flu-like symptoms and told doctors he "felt like he was dying" but was discharged from Tunbridge ...The first day of Timothy Mason's inquest hears how he was sent home from ho...

The first day of Timothy Mason’s inquest hears how he was sent home from hospital dying – Kent Live

Kent LiveThe first day of Timothy Mason's inquest hears how he was sent home from hospital dyingKent LiveA mother's pleas for her dying son to be seen by a doctor at Tunbridge Wells Hospital were ignored for more than three and a half hours - an inquest has heard. Fiona Mason told the court she had arrived at the Pembury hospital with her son Timothy, 21, ...Tunbridge Wells man died after sepsis s...

Magic tables and ‘friendly’ towns: the design and tech advances helping more people live well with dementia – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMagic tables and 'friendly' towns: the design and tech advances helping more people live well with dementiaTelegraph.co.ukAlzheimer's: it can create distress and isolation for those experiencing it, as well as for friends and families. In the UK, 850,000 live with the disorder and, increasingly, support groups are springing up. In many areas these have helped turn towns ...and more

Chinese to live longer than Americans by 2040, Spanish to live longest, study shows – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChinese to live longer than Americans by 2040, Spanish to live longest, study showsSouth China Morning PostLife expectancy in 2040 is set to rise at least a little in all nations but the rankings will change dramatically, with Spain taking the top spot while China and the United States trade places, researchers say. With a projected average lifespan of ...Life expectancy in...

Flu vaccine should be mandatory for healthcare professionals who work in high-risk areas – RTE.ie

RTE.ieFlu vaccine should be mandatory for healthcare professionals who work in high-risk areasRTE.ieThe flu vaccine should be mandatory for healthcare professionals who work in high-risk areas, such as intensive care, cancer wards and emergency departments. That's the view of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, in a report published today.Compulsory flu jab urged for staff in emergency war...

Report predicts life expectancy in 2040, Spain comes out on top – News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netReport predicts life expectancy in 2040, Spain comes out on topNews-Medical.netA new report from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) states that people born and living in Spain, Japan, and China are likely to live longer than those born and living in the United States. The study titled, “Forecasting life ...Chinese to live longer than Americans by 2040, Spanish...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Eating for breast health – Vanguard

VanguardBreast Cancer Awareness Month: Eating for breast healthVanguardBy Somi Igbene. Breast cancer is a type of cancer that originates from the breast tissue. It commonly affects the inner lining of the milk ducts (ductal carcinomas) or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk (lobular carcinomas). File Photo: Breast ...UC researcher focuses on light-mediated therapies to target breast cancer...

New Self-Lubricating Condom Would Revolutionize Safe Sex – BU Today

BU TodayNew Self-Lubricating Condom Would Revolutionize Safe SexBU TodayOther than adding flavors and colors, it's been nearly 50 years since a major advancement in the design of condoms. That may have changed this week when Boston University researchers announced the invention of a self-lubricating condom that could have ...Slippery when wet: could self-lubricating condoms be the future of safe s...

1 in 6 cancer patients in Worcestershire only diagnosed after emergency hospital admission – Worcester News

Worcester News1 in 6 cancer patients in Worcestershire only diagnosed after emergency hospital admissionWorcester NewsOne in six cancer patients in south Worcestershire are only diagnosed after an emergency admission to hospital, figures show. 0 comment. The survival rates of emergency admission are substantially worse than routine referrals as patients are more ...Over a quarter of inner city can...

Wednesday 17th October 2018

21% of obese teens think they are right weight – Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner21% of obese teens think they are right weightIrish ExaminerMany young teenagers are deluded about their weight, with a number whose measurements show they are obese believing they are “just the right size” or even “very/a bit skinny”. The latest Growing Up in Ireland report to be published by the Economic and ...Teenage girls 'more likely to be obese than boys'The TimesRepor...

Brave East Kilbride man faces fight for life again as brain tumour returns – Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily RecordBrave East Kilbride man faces fight for life again as brain tumour returnsScottish Daily RecordDozens of friends, family and big-hearted local folk have come together to support 33-year-old Derek Jamieson as he battles a Grade 2 brain tumour for a second time. Share. By. Andrea Lambrou. 06:00, 17 OCT 2018. News. Derek with wife Zoe. Get daily ...Swindon brain tumour patient ba...

Hunter who died of rare disorder may have eaten squirrel brains, doctors say – fox13now.com

fox13now.comHunter who died of rare disorder may have eaten squirrel brains, doctors sayfox13now.comNEW YORK – A 61-year-old who experienced a severe cognitive decline before his death may have had squirrel brains to blame. A new report on the 2015 death in Rochester, New York, finds that he may have suffered from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease ...A Man's Love of Squirrel Meat Might Have Give...

Now 62 Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What Is Going On? – Forbes

ForbesNow 62 Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What Is Going On?ForbesIf you thought 38 cases of a "polio-like" disease in 2018 was concerning, how about 62 cases of a disease that can leave kids suddenly paralyzed? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just released updated counts of confirmed acute ...Paralyzing polio-like illness affecting mainly children is confirmed in 22 sta...

Shock as north-east hit by ‘staggering’ spike in winter deaths – Press and Journal

Press and JournalShock as north-east hit by 'staggering' spike in winter deathsPress and JournalShock figures have revealed a “staggering” spike in the number of people dying in the north-east last winter. The region recorded its highest winter death rate this century, with 495 of the 2,272 fatalities in Grampian between December and March being ...IT glitch hit GPs as thousands died from wint...

How breast cancer care keeps progressing – Palm Beach Post

WPLG Local 10How breast cancer care keeps progressingPalm Beach PostSure, the breast cancer statistics – the ones that say 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed during their lifetime — can be scary. But if you take charge of your breast health — preferably at an early age — you need not be fearful. So says Dr. L. Raul ...Tel Aviv Scientist Lights the Way in Detecting Cancer CellsThe Jewish VoiceB...

Staggering number of Coventry children obese by the end of primary school – Coventry Live

Coventry LiveStaggering number of Coventry children obese by the end of primary schoolCoventry LivePublic health groups have urged the Government to take further action to prevent youngsters consuming junk food and sugary drinks, as the level of severe obesity hit a record high across England. NHS Digital figures show that 23 per cent of Year 6 ...Families, shops and pubs all have a role in tackli...

Tuesday 16th October 2018

WHO convenes emergency meeting on DRC’s Ebola outbreak – News24

News24WHO convenes emergency meeting on DRC's Ebola outbreakNews24The World Health Organisation says it is convening a meeting on Wednesday to determine whether Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. Aid organisations have expressed ...WHO calls crisis meeting over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR CongoMedafrica TimesWHO to m...

Paralyzing polio-like illness affecting mainly children is confirmed in 22 states, CDC says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesParalyzing polio-like illness affecting mainly children is confirmed in 22 states, CDC saysLos Angeles TimesFederal health officials are worried about an increase in a mysterious and rare condition that mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs, with 127 confirmed or suspected cases reported as of Tuesday. Of those, 62 cases of acute flaccid ...127 cases of rare polio...

127 cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation across the US, CDC says – fox4kc.com

fox4kc.com127 cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation across the US, CDC saysfox4kc.comWASHINGTON — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year. Of these, 62 have been confirmed by the CDC, and the remainder continue to be investigated, ...US reports new cases of puzzling, poliolike d...

Migraines Can Cost You More Than $27000 A Year – ten daily

ten dailyMigraines Can Cost You More Than $27000 A Yearten dailyA first-of-its-kind report into the financial burden of migraine in Australia, released today revealed migraines have cost us $35.7 billion. Of that figure, $14.3 billion are health system costs, $2.2 billion of which are paid by those suffering from ...Migraine costing Australian economy $35.7bBrinkwire (press release)New Study Shows...

Outbreak fears as thousands of health staff turn down flu jabs – Press and Journal

Press and JournalOutbreak fears as thousands of health staff turn down flu jabsPress and JournalThousands of people could at risk after new figures revealed that less than half of health workers get the flu jab. Figures obtained by The Press and Journal have shown that less than half of all health workers were immunised last year, and worries are ...NHS says there is no shortage of flu vaccines fo...

GPs urged to ‘prescribe activity’ for people with common conditions – Yorkshire Evening Post

Yorkshire Evening PostGPs urged to 'prescribe activity' for people with common conditionsYorkshire Evening PostGPs are being urged to “prescribe movement” to patients with some of the most common conditions. Those with cancer, depression, dementia and type 2 diabetes are among those who should be targeted by healthcare workers including family doctors, health ...The doctor will tell you to exe...

Be Kind to Yourself During Breast Cancer Treatment – Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad GuardianBe Kind to Yourself During Breast Cancer TreatmentTrinidad GuardianPip Bell, a breast cancer nurse with the McGrath Foundation, says it's important that women with breast cancer are kind to themselves. She's put together some ideas of simple things they can do each day to help. Take time out. Breast cancer can be a ...Breast Cancer Patients Face Shortage Of Specialist NursesTech T...

‘Game-changer’ for baby health as folic acid is set to be put in flour – The National

The National'Game-changer' for baby health as folic acid is set to be put in flourThe NationalMOVES to add folic acid to flour to help reduce birth defects will have a “monumental” impact on the health of babies in Scotland, a charity chief has said. 0 comment. It was reported yesterday that ministers have backed a plan to fortify flour in the ...UK Flour Will Be Fortified With Folic Acid Afte...


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