Memory loss – health issue for people in 30s and 40s?

Memory loss – health issue for people in 30s and 40s?

It’s something that happens to us all, occasionally. You walk into a room and forget what it was that you’d gone into the room to get. So you go back and do what you were doing, only to remember again. And of course it’s natural to become slightly more forgetful as we...
Stoptober

Stoptober

Smokers across the UK are being urged to give up smoking for 28 days from October 1st.  This is the first time an attempt on such a mass scale has been undertaken over such a long period of time. The attempt is being backed by the Cancer Research Foundation as well as...

Cancer diagnosed in A&E admissions

Recent figures released by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) show that a large percentage of cancer diagnoses take place in A&E. For about a quarter of all those diagnosed with cancer, it’s first spotted in the emergency process – and for people over...
Kids Responsive to Eating Named Vegetables

Kids Responsive to Eating Named Vegetables

As parents we all know it can be a struggle at dinner time sometimes when trying to get the kids to eat their vegetables.  Now scientists are suggesting labelling vegetables to garner children’s interest in eating them. The study which was carried out at Cornell...
Mental health news

Mental health news

In the news this week: it looks like mild mental illness could have more serious consequences than was previously believed. British Medical Journal research findings from a study into the link between mild mental illness and mortality has found that mild forms of...
Healthcare GP’s Drug Prescription Errors

Healthcare GP’s Drug Prescription Errors

The official regulator of GP’s has claimed there are too many errors when they are prescribing drugs to patients.  The review which was undertaken by the General Medical Council (GMC) who were looking at one in six people who have been regularly prescribed drugs.  The...

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