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Health tourism

Health tourism

The claim: The NHS could redeem between £200m and £500m annually from unfamiliar patients if a complement of charging them in allege for non-emergency caring worked perfectly. Reality Check verdict: The NHS recovered £358m in 2016-17 and £500m is the government’s aim for 2017-18. The NHS may onslaught to meet that target, but it is […]

NHS waits for cancer care, A&E and ops wear opposite UK

NHS waits for cancer care, A&E and ops wear opposite UK

Image copyright stockvisual The opening of hospitals opposite the UK has slumped with targets for cancer, AE and designed operations now being missed en masse, BBC investigate shows. Nationally England, Wales and Northern Ireland have not hit one of their 3 pivotal targets for 18 months. Only Scotland has had any success in the past […]

Minimum ethanol cost law denounced in Wales

Minimum ethanol cost law denounced in Wales

Image copyright Woodkern/Getty Images A law to set a smallest cost for selling ethanol in Wales has been unveiled. Ministers trust rebellious extreme celebration could save a life a week and meant 1,400 fewer hospital admissions a year. Pricing is seen as a “missing link” in open health efforts, alongside better recognition and treatment. Under […]

IVF struggle

IVF struggle

Image caption Sophie Sulehria and her husband Jonny knew they wanted children from the first time they spoke about it Every year, about 50,000 women walk into an IVF hospital in the UK, anticipating it will help them grasp their dream of parenthood. But despite almost 40 years of research, the diagnosis fails 70% of […]

Health tourism charges come into force in England

Health tourism charges come into force in England

Image copyright iStock Providers of NHS diagnosis are compulsory from Monday to make certain patients in England are authorised for free caring – and to charge them up front if not. The measures request to planned, non-urgent caring – AE, maternity, ubiquitous use and spreading illness diagnosis sojourn free to all. The supervision hopes it […]

Patients need rest, not antibiotics, contend health officials

Patients need rest, not antibiotics, contend health officials

Media captionAntibiotics ‘may be lost’ by overuse, says arch medical officer More patients should be told to go home and rest rather than be given antibiotics, according to health officials. Public Health England (PHE) says up to a fifth of antibiotic prescriptions are nonessential as many illnesses get better on their own. Overusing the drugs […]

‘How horses helped me understanding with anorexia’

‘How horses helped me understanding with anorexia’

A 25-year-old man has told how bullying at school led to his anorexia. Jamie Pye, from Norwich, pronounced operative with horses has helped him cope and he now wants to lift recognition about the condition.

How Accurate Is Your Fitness Tracker?

How Accurate Is Your Fitness Tracker?

If you’re relying on the tool around your wrist to remove weight, you might need to rethink your diversion plan. A organisation from Stanford University recently investigated how good some heading consumer aptness trackers were at monitoring heart rate and calculating calories burned, or energy expenditure. After a organisation of 60 volunteers tested the aptness […]

Gene Editing: The Path to a Male Contraceptive?

Gene Editing: The Path to a Male Contraceptive?

(Credit: Africa Studio/Shutterstock) The hunt for a suitable male preventive has been prolonged and mostly fruitless. Though ideas trimming from hormonal treatments to plugs extrinsic into the vas deferens have been proposed, nothing has nonetheless done it to market, and men still rest on possibly condoms or vasectomies to forestall neglected pregnancies. A new routine interferes […]

Marie Curie: Iconic Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner…War Hero?

Marie Curie: Iconic Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner…War Hero?

Marie Curie in one of her mobile X-ray units in Oct 1917. (Credit: Eve Curie) Ask people to name the many famous chronological lady of scholarship and their answer will likely be: Madame Marie Curie. Push serve and ask what she did, and they competence contend it was something associated to radioactivity. (She actually detected […]

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