Category Archives: Mind Body Spirit

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Patient’s lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go?The post Why a faecal transplant could save your life appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug

Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it.The post Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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‘The gym helps me cope with my OCD’

Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy.The post ‘The gym helps me cope with my OCD’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Ex-MP Tessa Jowell first to donate data to medical database

Former Culture Secretary Baroness Tessa Jowell hopes better cancer treatments can be developed.The post Ex-MP Tessa Jowell first to donate data to medical database appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Thalassaemia gene therapy trial shows ‘encouraging’ results

The treatment meant some patients stopped needing blood transfusions altogether.The post Thalassaemia gene therapy trial shows ‘encouraging’ results appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Keeping livers ‘alive’ boosts transplant success, trial finds

The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine.The post Keeping livers ‘alive’ boosts transplant success, trial finds appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learni… Continue reading

Vaginal mesh surgery: NHS releases new figures

England’s most senior doctor is told to urgently respond to new data on vaginal mesh surgeries.The post Vaginal mesh surgery: NHS releases new figures appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Does vaginal seeding boost health?

Does vaginal seeding expose babies to good bacteria or is it too dangerous?The post Does vaginal seeding boost health? appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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European women twice as likely to be blonde as men, study says

Women from European descent are twice as likely to be naturally blonde as men, a new study suggests.The post European women twice as likely to be blonde as men, study says appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Ketamine has ‘fast-acting benefits’ for depression

A study treating depressed patients with the drug via a nasal spray saw “significant improvements”.The post Ketamine has ‘fast-acting benefits’ for depression appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say

Genes are found that cause a heart disease that kills 50% of victims within five years.The post Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Good bacteria: Why I put my poo in the post

How analysing faeces could unlock the secrets of good health.The post Good bacteria: Why I put my poo in the post appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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‘I lost seven stone to save my liver’

Frances Carroll needed sticks to walk any distance when she was a size 22. Now she’s a fitness instructor.The post ‘I lost seven stone to save my liver’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Why some cancers are ‘born to be bad’

Breakthrough explains why some cancers are far more deadly than others.The post Why some cancers are ‘born to be bad’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Child amputees get new sport prosthetics fund

A mother’s campaign has led to government funding that gives hope to child amputees.The post Child amputees get new sport prosthetics fund appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Why do people enjoy taking part in chilli-eating contests?

Chilli-eating competitions are proving popular in the UK, despite potential risks.The post Why do people enjoy taking part in chilli-eating contests? appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Man ends up in A&E after eating world’s hottest chilli

He is the first man to experience ‘thunderclap’ headaches after eating the Carolina Reaper.The post Man ends up in A&E after eating world’s hottest chilli appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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More than half your body is not human

Human cells make up only 43% of the body’s total cell count, while the rest are microscopic colonists.The post More than half your body is not human appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Ipswich Hospital reviews policy after Ed Sheeran visit

Singer Ed Sheeran was treated at Ipswich Hospital after he broke his elbow and wrist.The post Ipswich Hospital reviews policy after Ed Sheeran visit appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Long NHS waits: My child flew to Turkey for op

Fourteen-year-old girl had to go abroad for spinal surgery because of delays in Northern Ireland.The post Long NHS waits: My child flew to Turkey for op appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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