Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Issue : March 2010

View all stories from this issue.

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Poem submitted by Simon McKeown

    Revolving doorSubscription

    Off duty17 July, 2010

    Poem submitted by Simon McKeown

  • Beer contains the highest level of purines, which can lead to gout.

    Early promise of new gout therapy

    NHS Choices31 March, 2010

    “A revolutionary treatment for gout could result in a new form of therapy for a range of other medical conditions – such as diabetes and obesity”, The Independent reported.

  • Mid Staffs board wants to be stripped of FT status

    Mid Staffs asks to be stripped of foundation statusSubscription

    News31 March, 2010

    The board of Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has requested it be stripped of its foundation status to help regain public trust, it has emerged.

  • Breast cancer screening programmes save two lives for every woman subjected to “unnecessary” treatment by the procedure.

    Breast cancer screening saves two lives for every woman 'unnecessarily' treatedSubscription

    News31 March, 2010

    Breast cancer screening programmes save two lives for every woman subjected to ‘unnecessary’ treatment by the procedure, researchers have claimed.

  • More people in Scotland are being treated in hospitals than ever before with total of 1.4 million patients seen in 2008/09

    Scottish hospitals treating more patients than everSubscription

    News31 March, 2010

    More people in Scotland are being treated in hospitals than ever before with total of 1.4 million patients seen in 2008-09, 50,000 more than the previous year, official statistics have revealed.

  • Eating just one square of chocolate a day can cut the risk of heart attack and stroke by 39%

    Chocolate cuts heart attack and stroke riskSubscription

    News31 March, 2010

    Eating just one square of chocolate a day can cut the risk of heart attack and stroke by 39%, researchers have said.

  • There is a danger gonorrhoea could become antibiotic-resistant according to experts.

    Gonorrhoea may become antibiotic-resistant, experts warnSubscription

    News30 March, 2010

    If new methods of treating gonorrhoea are not found quickly there is a danger the sexually transmitted infection could become antibiotic-resistant according to experts.

  • The number of prescriptions dispensed in the last two decades had doubled from eight a year to 16 despite most people living longer and healthier lives, a study has shown

    Prescriptions per person doubleSubscription

    News30 March, 2010

    The number of prescriptions dispensed in the last two decades had doubled from eight a year to 16 despite most people living longer and healthier lives, a study has shown

  • Eating blackcurrants could “help millions of people with asthma”

    Blackcurrant 'may ease asthma'

    NHS Choices30 March, 2010

    Eating blackcurrants could “help millions of people with asthma”, according to the Daily Express. The newspaper said that the “superfruit” could help by “working with the body’s immune system to reduce inflammation in the lungs”.

  • Andy Burnham

    Care bill funding drops 'death tax' planSubscription

    News30 March, 2010

    The government will rule out today what critics have branded a “death tax” to fund social care for the elderly.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page