Please spare a RT for all the NHS staff who are caring for England cricket fans with heart conditions right now 🏨💉🌡… https://t.co/S6zGyNcAfK
These promises were broken by the government, not the NHS
Please RT if you want the BBC to start reporting on heal… https://t.co/UQ0gv4PQ2n
RT @GeorgeMonbiot: I love the #NHS https://t.co/mKSIaKX698
Just to be clear:
We oppose Brexit BECAUSE we support the NHS and its staff.
Some things are much more important… https://t.co/ZPk9xpibxI
RT @M_J_Hopkins: We popped back to #Chamneys ward @StGeorgesTrust to thank the team for their great care during our #TeamTransplant adventu…
We couldn’t agree with this more
Please RT if you do too and help show NHS staff how much they mean to us
Alexa can’t even play the right music on request 🤣
We think the Health Secretary should stop spending all his time… https://t.co/QZp9N9jfGi
It’s extraordinary to think that people who have dedicated their lives to caring for others are effectively being b… https://t.co/67b5LENVRZ
RT @LondonNHSdonors: We're so happy with the response to our request for new NHS sperm donors from London and the surrounding areas.
Astonishing to think that anyone would advocate for insurance based healthcare in the UK when it has hurt so many A… https://t.co/P3FlViQQIM
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15 July 2019
"Bad dementia genes can be overcome through healthy living, study finds," reports The Daily Telegraph.
11 July 2019
"Drinking a third of a fizzy drink a day 'increases risk of breast cancer by 22% – and fruit juice is just as dangerous'," reports the Sun. The headline is based on a large ongoing study that assessed sugary and artificially sweetened drink intake in more than 100,000 adults in France. All drinks with high levels of sugar were considered, including 100% fruit juices and sugary fizzy drinks.
10 July 2019
"Having too few 'friendly' vaginal bacteria may increase a woman's chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researcher," BBC News reports. The news is based on a study that compared the make-up of vaginal bacteria in women with and without ovarian cancer.
09 July 2019
"Multivitamins do not reduce risk of cardiovascular disease or prolong life, study finds," the Sun reports, while The Daily Telegraph warns that, "Some vitamin supplements can increase risk of a stroke". Both headlines were prompted by a major new review looking at evidence from 277 trials on the effect of 24 different nutritional or dietary supplements in nearly 1 million people.
04 July 2019
Various media sources report on the worrying extent of the alcohol problem in the UK, with the BBC and the Sun reporting that 1 in 5 people in hospital beds are heavy drinkers. This follows a review that pooled the results from 124 studies that looked at the rate of alcohol-related conditions among 1.7 million patients in UK hospitals.
03 July 2019
"Child asthma cases can triple at the start of the school year as returning to the classroom exposes pupils to coughs and colds," reports the Mail Online. Doctors have suspected for years that children are more likely to need medical help for asthma in the weeks after returning to school from the summer holidays.
02 July 2019
"Leg fat 'better than belly fat' for older women," reports BBC News. Researchers looked at the body composition of 2,683 women in the US who were a healthy weight and had been through the menopause.
27 June 2019
"HPV vaccine programme in schools 'could wipe out cervical cancer for good'," reports the Mail Online.
26 June 2019
"Chemical found in soap and toothpaste linked to osteoporosis in women," reports The Daily Telegraph. Chinese researchers used data from US surveys to look for a link between levels of the chemical triclosan in the body and bone strength (bone mass density). Triclosan is an antibacterial chemical used in some hand washes and gels, and also in some types of mouthwash and toothpaste.
25 June 2019
"Common drugs taken by millions 'increase risk of dementia by 50%', experts warn," The Sun reports.
20 June 2019
"Scientists say they have identified the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease in the brain, 15 to 20 years before symptoms appear," BBC News reports.
19 June 2019
"Millions at risk of breast cancer as 1 in 5 don't realise booze can be to blame," reports The Sun.
18 June 2019
"Reality TV encourages children to drink and smoke, experts warn," The Guardian reports. A new study measured the amount of smoking and alcohol shown in the complete series of 5 reality TV programmes aired last year: Celebrity Big Brother, Made in Chelsea, The Only Way is Essex, Geordie Shore and Love Island.