From 2016, electronic cigarettes will be regulated by Britain as non-prescription medicines. An attempt to make the quality better is being made, it was stated by the country's drugs watchdog that convenience stores will still have them.
E-cigarettes are a very popular alternative to the actual cigarettes as this battery-driven device allows you to inhale nicotine-laced vapor and attempts to grapple this are being made by healthcare authorities around the world.
It has been stated that an amount of £2m has been spent on over 50 gagging orders that bans staff from speaking out.
NHS chief Sir David Nicholson was accused by Tory MP Steve Barclay, who obtained the figures, of falling short of either asking either failing to ask questions about the orders or being `complicit in a cover-up'.
He further added that the entire culture of health services needed a change and following this, Sir David must stand down now. he is scheduled to retire next year.
As compared to women who are not professionals and successful, women who are otherwise are prone to breast cancer and stress at work, including prejudice, discrimination, and resistance, could be to blame.
A new research states that the risk of developing breast cancer was 70 per cent higher among professional women.
A research was carried out on women for 55 years. The women were in the age group of thirties and the study started in 1970s. a link was established between cancer and job stress and stated that the risk was more if the job was held longer.
In 2011, UK saw about half a million people being diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection called Chlamydia and gonorrhea.
The figures were released by Public Health England, PHE, in 2011 and the figures stated that there were 448,422 diagnoses, this shows there is a rise of five per cent.
A warning has come from health officials seeing the rise in the number of diagnoses about a rising number of people putting themselves at risk through unsafe sex.
Ever-increasing demand is impacting health care in Britain and it is evident from the fact that from January to March, over 300,000 patients had to wait for over four hours in A&E.
There was a cancellation of about 220 planned operations in less than a day's notice in January, February and March this year, according to the recent figures.
The NHS was getting an indication due to pressures on emergency care and this was stated by the Kings Fund's chief economist John Appleby.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday confirmed the sale of its stake scandal-hit note printing firm Securency.
RBA announced that it offloaded its 50 per cent stake in Securency and that an independent governance review cleared it of "inappropriate" insight. The bank released the review into the governance of the printing firm and NPA by independent consultancy Cameron Ralph to show that it was cleared of serious oversight issues.
UK retailers removed Findus beef lasagne off their store shelves after food watchdog warned that the product contained up to 100 per cent horse and might also contain an animal painkiller.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said that 11 out of 18 samples Findus beef lasagne checked were found containing 60-100 per cent horse.
The FSA found no evidence that suggested a food safety risk, but it ordered Findus to test beef lasagne for a veterinary drug called phenylbutazone, or bute.
According to a study, there has been an increase in the number of stays in intensive care in the last month of life.
As compared to about 10 years ago, the number of people dying in hospice care is two times in hospital or nursing home. But a study states that hospice is considered as the last resort normally. It is often used by the patients and their families in the last.
According to a national patient safety charity, scandals like the Mid-Staffordshire will happen again unless the government implements the Francis Inquiry recommendations. It will file its report next week.
According to Peter Walsh, chief executive of the Association for Victims of Medical Accidents, ministers have already started showing their opposition to changes that the report might recommend. Changes like minimum staffing levels for hospital wards and a legal duty candour that will check the medical staff has started seeing opposition.
A lot of things were imagines after Claire Squires, a fit and healthy 30-year-old, who died about one mile from the end of the London marathon in 2012.
Her chosen charity, the Samaritans, in less than seven days, has got about £1m as donation as tens of thousands of people had donated so much money to her chosen charity.
It was ruled by a coroner that the possible cause of her death was Jack3d's single dose. A supplement that promises to enhance performance and it was legal to be purchased and used when she had purchased it.
The regulator states that in England the quality of services provided to people across the health and care sectors has started suffering.
Data from about 13,000 inspections was looked at and the warning from the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) followed.
According to the regulator, everyone from hospital to care homes was struggling due to complex cases rising and pressure on staff.
There are 16 key standards and one in every four failed at least one in 16.
During the Alcohol Awareness Week, people in East Lancashire are being urged to be vocal about their drinking habits.
`It's time to talk about drinking', is the campaign that has been organised by Alcohol Concern and supported by Blackburn with Darwen Council and the Care Trust Plus.
It has been seen that British often are vocal about drinking but the question is that are these conversations being done in the right way.
Clearer guidelines on drinking and every week two alcohol-free days have been called for by the MPs. This is following the UK's alcohol guidelines being followed and a report being filed by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee.
Seeing the present guidelines by the Department of Health, for men it is three to four units of alcohol a day and for women it is two to three units every day.
According to Paula Stevenson, following a heart surgery in 2009, her 13-month-old daughter died like an animal that is abandoned.
In the USA, there is something called rapid response team, it means that families of patients are given an urgent second opinion and Stevenson called for this to be introduced in UK hospitals also.
It was stated by a coroner that if Hayley Fullerton was admitted to intensive care then there would have been better chances of her surviving.
A new study has found that women with depression are likely to get help before men with depression as depression in women can be spotted easily.
Researchers found gender stereotypes influence public perceptions of depressed people.
When men were shown an environment of a man and a woman in depression, men were able to spot depression in the woman before they could feel that their counterpart was depressed.
Two fictitious subjects were put before participants by Dr Viren Swami, a reader in psychology at the University of Westminster, Kate and Jack.
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