Issue : 5 February 2013
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“Study finds obesity can lead to lack of vitamin D,” BBC News has reported.
“Being generous can give you more than a warm glow… it protects health and helps you live longer,” the Mail Online reports.
Most of the UK media has reported on the Francis inquiry into significant failures in care at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
The new tuberculosis vaccine MVA85A has been found to be less effective than initially thought, prompting widespread consternation in the press.
Lazy men who spend hours watching TV could be halving their sperm count, according to a number of newspapers.
There has been a dramatic fall in the number of children diagnosed with epilepsy over the last decade, according to a new study reported on by BBC News.
Short bursts of exercise, such as raking the lawn and climbing the stairs, are an excellent way of warding off health problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, the Daily Mirror and many global media outlets reported.
The noise about students in the Francis report threatens to distract people from some of the most important issues outlined in those 290 recommendations.
Hospitals welcome mortality probeSubscription
Hospital trusts to be investigated by Sir Bruce Keogh over their mortality rates have welcomed the forthcoming review.
CNO was 'appalled' by Mid Staffs scandalSubscription
The country’s top nurse has said colleagues who fail to demonstrate “compassion and empathy” to patients have no place in the NHS, following a damning report into failings of care at Stafford Hospital.