Issue : 9 July 2014
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“Pregnant women and new mothers need closer attention for signs of potentially fatal sepsis, a study says,” reports BBC News.
“Men who cycle more than nine hours a week are … more likely to develop prostate cancer,” the Mail Online inaccurately reports.
“Have scientists found the autism gene?” asks the Mail Online.
We will be encouraging members to vote “yes” in our strike ballot, says Christina McAnea
“Research in more than 1,000 people has identified a set of proteins in the blood which can predict the start of the dementia with 87% accuracy,” BBC News reports.
“Do you regularly have more than six drinks in one sitting? Or do you regret a drunken escapade that took place in the past year? Answering yes to both questions may be a sign that you have a drink problem,” the Mail Online reports.
“A breakthrough by scientists could lead to a new treatment for one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer,” the Mail Online reports.
One in four people do not know what an out-of-hours GP service is and one in five are unaware of NHS 111, latest figures show.
Stress, hostility and depression can significantly increase the chances of middle-aged and older adults having a stroke, US researchers have found.
Maternity units at a hospital trust in England had to close 97 times in the past year, figures show.