A research has revealed that a shortage of defibrillators and lack of public awareness has been costing thousands of lives every year after a heart attack. Defibrillators are the machines that work by giving an electric shock to the heart to restore its rhythm.
Health officials at NHS England revealed that they will take more time in understanding the benefits of the plans that are meant to share medical records of patients. The controversial plans formed to make people aware of the fact that how their data will be used outside the NHS will be delayed till the end of this year.
Surveys have showed that nearly half of the public does not have a fair idea what the plans for sharing their medicals records are all about. Also, 80% of GPs have doubts over the care. data scheme related to access to the patients' private confidential data will also be available to third parties like insurers and drug manufactures who can use them as their potential targets.
The UK's Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has said that EU rules are not allowing children to undergo life-saving treatment. The ICR said that the current system is an obstacle for drug companies, as some life-saving drugs for children are only permitted to be trialed on adults.
A policy document unveiled by the British government for not reducing the number of animals used in experiments has been dismissed by activists as a 'whitewash' and betrayal. The Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties promised to resolve the issue of animal studies in their 2010 deal to form a coalition government.
Numerous patients and specialists are unconscious that regularly endorsed pills hold animal products, which isn't clear by perusing the agenda of parts, analysts said.
Most regular drugs endorsed by family specialists hold animal products, however its tricky to tell in the event that they're suitable for vegans and different patients with dietary inclination.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that Stafford Hospital scandal was really shameful for the NHS system, but it has been playing a significant role to improve quality of care in hospitals. A public inquiry was held, which was led by Robert Francis QC, after concerns were raised over higher mortality rates in the hospital.
For some time, analysts suspected that there were six confronts that everyone on the planet could distinguish: joy, misery, alarm, outrage, amaze and revulsion. Notwithstanding, another study out of the University of Glasgow recommends that some of those facial indicators ought to be joined together.
Documentary-creator David Attenborough has been voted Britain's most reliable figure in an open survey.
About 4,000 Britons were asked to vote on a rundown of 84 well-known individuals, passing judgment on them on characteristics, for example, likeability, trust and valor, to form the new twelve-month Freuds Heroes Index survey.
Liposuction, face and neck lifts and breast inserts are getting to be progressively mainstream, figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show.
The new information indicates a 17% ascent general in the amount of corrective operations in the UK in 2013 - now arriving at 50,122.
Over half the UK's adult person populace has attempted to get more fit in the previous twelve months and the normal woman will use £25,000 throughout the span of her lifetime attempting to get lighter.
Britain's eating methodology industry is enormous business - worth an expected £2 billion pounds a year - yet as a country, it is still getting fat.
MPs will in no time vote on a bill, which might permit the legislature to boycott smoking in vehicles in the presence of kids. Here are a portion of the key truths about the subject.
The House of Lords has acknowledged a correction to the Children and Families Bill, which might permit the legislature to make smoking a criminal offence.
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