January 24, 2020

Aspirin taken to thin the blood to prevent strokes ‘can double risk of suffering a heart attack’

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By Ben Spencer Medical Correspondent For The Daily Mail From This Is Money Study of 30,000 NHS patients with atrial fibrillation found they were at higher risk if they took aspirin Patients were 1.9 times as likely to have an acute heart attack, it found Research carried out by Southampton University and Maastricht University  Aspirin […]

UK NHS crisis: Corbyn calls on May to face urgent Commons questions

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By Chris Johnston and agencies From The Guardian UK Lib Dems demand emergency health funding as NHS England boss disputes Red Cross claim of a humanitarian crisis Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to attend the House of Commons on Monday to face urgent questions over the NHS, after claims the health service is facing […]

Jessica Whelan: girl in heartbreaking picture shared worldwide dies aged four

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By Frances Perraudin From The Guardian UK Father of Lancashire girl documented ‘truth and reality’ of his daughter’s struggle with neuroblastoma on Facebook page A four-year-old girl whose portrait came to symbolise the “darkness that is childhood cancer” has died after a year-long battle with the disease. Jessica Whelan, from Oswaldtwistle in Lancashire, died on […]

Caribbean nurses who saved Britain’s Health Service honoured in new documentary

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From Caribbean360 LONDON, England – When the first pictures were released of Britain’s two youngest royals, few people noticed the midwife who had headed the team that brought them into the world. Standing quietly in the background, Dr Jacqui Dunkley-Bent is a professor of midwifery and living proof that a black woman can rise to […]

Nothing to hide?

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From New Scientist If Google has nothing to hide about NHS data, why so secretive? Google’s subsidiary DeepMind could use our health data to diagnose disease sooner. If it was more open, we might be happier to let it go ahead THERE is an apocryphal story in technology circles: Google and Facebook could do things […]

[UK] Nursing agency’s £43m NHS payday [owned by Cayman Islands company]

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By John Stevens and Lucy Elkins and Rosie Taylor for the DAILY MAIL Mail investigation finds firm billed cash-strapped hospitals as much as £1,800 a shift to plug gap in staffing shortages A nursing agency last year charged the NHS £43million to supply staff Thornbury Nursing Services raked in £6.5m from individual hospital trusts Mail […]

BBC star said he had sex with corpses and claimed his jewelry was made from the glass eyes of the dead

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By Jim Edwards From Business Insider The First Photos Of Possible ‘Rich Kids Of New York’ Cast Members Over the last couple of years, the BBC has been dragged through the mud as several of its former top celebrities have been accused of the sexual abuse of underage fans, while the executives around them turned […]

Increased coffee consumption lowers risk of type 2 diabetes – study

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From Caribbean360 MASSACHUSETTS, United States, Friday May 2, 2014 – New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that increasing coffee consumption by on average one-and-half cups per day (approx 360ml) over a four-year period reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 11 percent. The […]

Cayman Minister says waiting period for obstetric and gynaecological services is 2 weeks

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Statement by Minister Responsible for Health, Osbourne Bodden, on Access to Obstetric Care On 27th February, North Side MLA Ezzard Miller, speaking in the Legislative Assembly, voiced concerns with regards to the ability of the public to access to obstetricians and other specialist medical services. In response the Ministry of Health has worked closely with […]