Category Archives: Mind Body Spirit

Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’

Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents’ wishes, a court rules.The post Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes

The best paid male consultant pocketed £740,000 last year – two-and-a-half times that of the top woman.The post Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

She was able to produce enough milk to be the baby’s only food source for the first six weeks, a study says.The post Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance lear… Continue reading

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens

Boys born in the richest areas are likely to outlive those born in the poorest by 8.4 years, a study says.The post Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’

French researchers studied effects of highly-processed foods, such as cakes, bread and chicken nuggets.The post Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Valentine’s Day prompts mini baby boom, NHS data shows

There were 16,263 babies conceived in the week of Valentine’s Day in 2015, NHS figures estimate.The post Valentine’s Day prompts mini baby boom, NHS data shows appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Non-smoker’s lung cancer

BBC legal correspondent, Clive Coleman, says his sister’s diagnosis came too late to save her.The post Non-smoker’s lung cancer appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’

The gang obtained the fluid from more than 12 women, including a teen, to sell on the black market.The post Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’

The gang obtained the fluid from more than 12 women, including a teen, to sell on the black market.The post Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game

The patients learnt to use the technique in their daily lives to reduce the power of hallucinations.The post Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Take sick children to pharmacies first, parents told

Visits to GPs and A&E for “self-treatable” conditions cost the service £850m a year, NHS England says.The post Take sick children to pharmacies first, parents told appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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First human eggs grown in laboratory

The feat could lead to new ways of preserving women’s fertility.The post First human eggs grown in laboratory appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Anti-obesity programmes in primary schools ‘don’t work’

A study of six and seven-year-olds found no benefits to diet, activity levels or weight status.The post Anti-obesity programmes in primary schools ‘don’t work’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Parents’ care can help premature babies in hospital, says study

Infants in a trial put on more weight and parents suffered less stress than families not involved.The post Parents’ care can help premature babies in hospital, says study appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Care sector: ‘Short of nurses and other key staff’

The National Audit Office says the problem is making it difficult to provide care to frail elderly and disabled people.The post Care sector: ‘Short of nurses and other key staff’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance … Continue reading

‘Alcoholism led me to live under bush’

Almost half of units offering NHS or publicly funded detox have closed, despite high demand, the BBC finds.The post ‘Alcoholism led me to live under bush’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Daily chats improve dementia sufferers’ lives, study says

Nearly 70 care homes took part in the trial, which found reduced anger and agitation in participants.The post Daily chats improve dementia sufferers’ lives, study says appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak

More than a thousand private guards are withdrawn at Pyeongchang as 41 suffer vomiting and diarrhoea.The post Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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E-cigarettes ‘should be on prescription’

A review into e-cigarettes found they were far safer than smoking, Public Health England says.The post E-cigarettes ‘should be on prescription’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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NHS ‘should be funded by new tax’

A panel of health experts suggests replacing the National Insurance levy with a ring-fenced tax.The post NHS ‘should be funded by new tax’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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