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May 20, 2017. If you're exposed to quite extreme cold over a period of time, your blood thickens, it becomes more prone to clotting and blood pressure rises as a response and these factors may be contributing to increase risk of heart attack and early risk of death over the winter Keep warm, keep moving and stay off anti inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and Naproxen. BBC World Service. Health Check.

May 19, 2017. For more than 70 years we've raged war against bacterial infections using antibiotics, but it's a war were now losing. Drug resistant super-bugs are now spreading. Michael Mosley. BBC Radio 4. Super-bugs. 

May 19, 2017. Melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK has risen by 119% since the early 90s and is now the 5th most common cancer in the country. Which Consumer Group.

May 18, 2017. Over 1,700 new plants have been discovered over the last year including some which are used to treat people with Parkinson's disease. Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew.

May 18, 2017. A device has been created which helps paralysed people control robotic limbs using thoughts alone and without needing brain surgery. Melbourne University.

May 18, 2017. Scientists believe they are very close to being able to generate blood cells from a patients skin which could lead to new treatments for people with blood disorders and end the shortage of donated blood.  Scientists. Boston's Children's Hospital.  

May 17, 2017. Eggs offer so many health benefits they should be on prescription. They are packed with good fats, Protein, vitamin D, B, selenium and minerals and are natures mufti-vitamin.

May 17, 2017. Doctors over 50 are much more likely to be complained about. General Medical Council

May 17, 2017. Elderly patients are more likely to die if their doctor is over 60 because their knowledge is likely to be outdated. Harvard University research. 

May 16, 2017 The chief medical officer recommended that during pregnancy woman don't drink any alcohol at all which is sensible advice because if anyone followed that rule, we wouldn't have any problems. but having 'a' drink occasionally, the chances of doing any harm are minimal, but to be 100% safe don't drink alcohol during pregnancy. Dr Zoe Williams. This Morning ITV.

May 16, 2017. Crickets are nutritional and we will all be eating them soon. Four crickets have the same amount of calcium as a glass of milk, and a Dung Beetle has twice the protein as Beef. Radio 4 advertisement. 

May 16, 2017.  Due to an outbreak of Cholera in Yemen, almost 2000 people are effected and a number have died. R.T news.  

MAY 16, 2017. Dairy foods do not harm health. Cheese, milk, yogurt and butter do not increase your risk of heart attack or stroke.  An international team of scientists who looked at numerous studies of over a million patients in several countries over 25 years showed there was no association between Dairy intake and heart attack and stroke.  Dr Chris Steele. This Morning ITV

May 16, 2017. The Worlds first unisex contraception pill made from olives which suppressed sperm activity and strength of sperm. Early research by scientists have discovered.  Dr Chris Steele. This Morning. ITV.

May 16, 2017. Going Gluten free if you don't have Celiac disease is bad for your health. because you're reducing your intake of healthy grains. Dr Chris Steele. This Morning ITV. 

May 15, 2017.  National Vegetarian Week.  (NVW). Annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle

May 15, 2017. In some cases you're paying three times more for exactly the same type of over-the-counter pharmaceutical tablets. Look on the side of the packet for the PLN (product License Number). E.G. Two Identical hay-fever tablets had the same PLN number. One cost £4.00, the other cost $1.00. You're actually paying extra for the branded name and package. Money saving expert Martin Lewis. ITV This Morning 

May 14, 2017. Dementia Awareness Week.  United Kingdom week event which runs from the 15th of May to the 21st of May 2018.May 14 - May 21.

May 12, 2017.  Recent research has shown that 'Post Natal Depression can effect 'men' as well as woman suffering from the common symptoms. Dr Sushma Sundaresh. ITV News.

May 12, 2017.  A worrying number of people with dementia in the UK is estimated at more than 800.000 and is growing very fast. It's doubled in the last 10 years and will double again in the next 10 -15 years as the population ages. Martin Knapp. Professor of Social policy.

May 12, 2017. Many people have hospital appointments delayed or cancelled due to a 'ransom cyber attack' on NHS hospitals and GP I.T systems as well as other departments and businesses around the World. Sky News.

May 11, 2017. Dementia costs the NHS 4.3 billion pounds a year. Dementia is responsible for 1 in 9 deaths. NHS. 2 Billion a Week. NHS 2 Billion a Week. London Live.

May 11, 2017. The NHS is the 5th biggest employer in the World with 8000 GPs, 2000 hospitals treating 7 million people every week. NHS. 2 Billion a Week. London Live.

May 11, 2017.  430.000 elderly people are in care homes in the UK, however, only 55 will survive their first year in the system. The rate of nursery homes that are closing is at an all time high. Eamonn Holmes ITV This Morning.

May 10, 2017. Social media can be as addictive . Just seeing the Facebook and Twitter logos can give people a buzz similar to eating chocolate and smoking (nicotine). Daily Mail.

May 10, 2017. Research published in the 'Lancet' on 'drug resistant tuberculosis' with scientists predicting by 2040 a 1/3 of cases in Russia. 1 in 10 in India and the Philippines, and 1 in 20 cases in South Africa will be resistant to antibioticsClaudia Hammond. BBC World Health Check

May 10, 2017. Studies have shown that heart failure patients with depression are 4 times more likely to die within 2 years compared to those classified as not being depressed. Dr John Sharpe. Clinical Psychologist. BBC Health Check.

May 10, 2017.  NHS data suggests that waiting times in England are at there worst levels in 5 years. In the last year, 2 and a half million people had to wait longer than 4 hours to be seen in A&E. The Health Foundation Think Tank. 

May 10, 207. A 'Western' diet of red and processed meats, soft drink, chip, and sugar increases the risk of gout. A diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grains can lower the danger of the painful condition which effects the joints, the study of 44.000 men. British Medical Journal.

May 10, 2017. Taking over-the-counter painkillers such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, celecoxib and naprozen for just a week can increase the risk of heart attack by up to 50% experts warned. University Of Montreal. 

May 9, 2017. Minnesota U.S is in the middle of the worst outbreak of measles. The worst hit areas are County Crow Wing County, Hennepin and Ramsey. Presenter Ross Atkins. BBC. Outside Source.

May 9, 2017. Belching all the time could be your nerves. Anxiety makes people breath rapidly and swallow more often causing them to burp more frequently. DJ Steve Wright. Radio 2.

May 9, 2017. Vertical stripes, and vertical lines on clothing and blinds, and in peoples daily lives could trigger migraines in people. Research suggests there is a link between viewing stripy images & the cause of headaches. Judith Pearson. Headache Specialist. National Migraine Centre.

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