Issue : 16 July 2014
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Labour is accusing David Cameron of misleading the public over his plans to privatise the NHS in England and call for contracts putting the service “up for sale” to be frozen until after the general election.
“Want to appear 10 years younger? Just buy a dog,” is the dubious claim on the Mail Online.
“Pre-diabetes label ‘worthless’, researchers claim,” reports the BBC.
“Using a spoon to measure medicine for children can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes,” the Daily Mail reports.
“Cut Alzheimer’s risk by walking,” the Daily Mail recommends.
“An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes,” BBC News reports.
“Men who have the snip increase their risk of suffering fatal prostate cancer, according to research,” the Daily Mail reports. However, while the increase in risk was found to be statistically significant, it was small in absolute terms.
Tissue viability nurses at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have been spreading the message to colleagues about the importance of trying to prevent ulcers developing.
Two further trusts placed in regulatory “special measures” last summer have been removed from the regime, the health secretary announced this week.
Seeing her uncle’s grief lessen when he was around his great grandchildren, helped Heather realise the healing benefits of giving patients a role to live for