A group of researchers has claimed after its latest study that a person can realize a boost in his concentration with chewing gum. Right! It is being claimed that people can increase their focus on different tasks that demand close monitoring for a longer duration. All they require for the same is chewing a gum.
As per official figures of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the rates of people saying they drink at a higher level have decreased from 2007 till 2011.
The change is suggested to be a result of significant public health concerns that were brought into consideration regarding the higher level of consumption by women in the mid-2000s.
In order to end female genital mutilation and that too within a generation, UK government has promised to spend £35m for the cause. Lynne Featherstone, International development minister was present at the UN in New York. He made the commitment of providing the money, thereby saying that it is a high time now that they should support the African-led movement.
According to recent reports, the number of heroin and cocaine users has fallen significantly for the first time in England.
According to figures revealed by the National treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA), some 298,752 people were reportedly using the substance in 2010/11 while the number was as high as 332,090 in 2005-06.
An independent analysis of the death count at the Royal Bolton hospital revealed that the scores were wrongly attributed to septicaemia.
The analysis was conducted on 150 cases at the hospital; the results suggested that more than 50% of the records did not match the national standards.
A study that got published in the journal BMC Medicine stated that sausages, ham, bacon and other processed meats might increase the risk of early death among youth. The study made a conclusion that people who eat diets high in processed meats have a strong connection with cardiovascular disease, cancer and premature deaths.
A study conducted by a panel of researchers at the United Kingdom's University of Stirling has revealed that even monkeys can recognize who all are jerks.
The Nature Communications study involved bad behavior by humans in front of monkeys i. e. humans' primate cousins. It is being said that the human concerns with fairness and fairness probably go far back in the ancestry.
According to recent reports, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is working hard to fix the problems faced by patients.
The MPs, however, are complaining that the health regulator is not doing enough for protection of patients. The huge backlog in cases is creating problems for NMC in defending the standards of services provided by them.