A Dutch study has said that children who are obese severely are already in danger as their hearts are unhealthy already despite these kids being in primary schools.
It is in the middle age when heart diseases take place but it was seen that in kids who were in the age group of two to 12 years were showing warning signs.
About 307 kids were studied and out of them warning sign like a high blood-pressure was seen in about two-thirds of the 307 children.
According to the Department of Health, DH, patients can now be prescribed medicines by physiotherapists and podiatrists.
Medicines like anti-inflammatories and painkillers can be given to patients following suitable training.
In case a medication is needed then patients will no longer be referred back to GP by podiatrists and physiotherapists as they will be able to prescribe the medicines themselves.
Across the country, nephrology and urology programs of the Cleveland Clinic Ohio were named the best and it was also ranked the best hospital in Ohio.
The clinic informed that its cardiology and heart surgery care has been termed the best in the nation for the18th consecutive year. Overall the hospital stood at fourth place in the country.
Kane Gorny, the 22-year-old keen footballer who died of dehydration at a hospital has his mother wailing and she says that there was not even a single caring staff member at the ward when her son was being treated.
St George's Hospital in Tooting, south London, is the hospital where this mishap took place and a coroner has branded it `a cascade of individual failures' at the hospital.
It has been noticed that patient safety is something that one in 20 junior doctors is concerned about and especially at places where they get trained.
There was a poll conducted by the General Medical Council or the GMC which states that wards like the emergency and accident wards are the places where these doctors raised concerns about patient safety as there is a lot of pressure on doctors at these places.
It was felt by about 8,000 junior doctors that clinical problems that they are made to handle are beyond their competence or experience.
As 2000 women participated in Race for Life in Hereford Racecourse, it was painted pink this morning.
Following the event in Holmer, it is being expected that £123,000 will be raised in the fight against cancer.
About 2,125 women participated in the event and about everyone was wearing pinks and they were all set to help the cause and remember friends and relatives who have fought or are fighting cancer.
With the NHS putting strict restrictions on cataract surgery, thousands of elderly people will bear the brunt by jeopardizing their eyesight.
In 2011 in some areas, there was a decrease of about a quarter in the number of operations that the health service.
According to research by the Royal National Institute of Blind People, as compared to national guidelines, there are tougher restrictions imposed by about 50 per cents NHS trusts in England as they have set their own criteria for the surgery.
The campaign group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash) has stated that it will not be easy to achieve further reductions in salt in foods.
In a report, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) say that despite the fact that salt content needs to be cut down in most of the foods, there are not much chances of a significant cut down of salt as only small changes to individual products are expected.
A report after investigating two hospitals has stated that safety of patients has been compromised to a great extent.
There have been instances of patients being taken care by security guards, equipment was very old and was damaged, in A&E patients due to pain were seen fainting and this happened due to a wait of about seven hours and all this was happening at a NHS trust that was stated to be safe less than two years earlier.
According to federal officials, patients’ health might be at risk as a shortage of properly packaged drugs is there and this could be doing this. It has been stated that vials meant for just one person might be given to more than one patient at clinics.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that there were some serious infections found among 10 patients in Arizona and Delaware and they were hospitalized for this as well. These infections took place due to clinic staff injecting people with drugs taken from vials meant for one-time use.
An inquest has heard that after Kane Gorny was denied vital hydrocortisone medication he became increasingly agitated as this medication was needed by him to retain his fluids.
The coroner Shirley Radcliffe delivered a damning assessment of the way he was taken care of at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south London, and he accused the medical and nursing staff for doing something that ultimately took his life away.
With an NHS trust being put into administration because it went broke made the critical condition of the country’s cash-strapped health service known to all.
It was stated by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley that the Department of Health will take care of the South London Healthcare NHS Trust and it was losing £1million every week.
Serious financial problems are being experienced by about 22 more NHS trusts; campaigners have warned and out of these emergency funds are wanted by about six trusts.
Last night ministers were charged with betraying people as it was seen that despite all their promises pensioners can still end up paying a six-figure bill for residential care.
Last year there was a figure recommended by experts about the care costs for elderly and it was indicated by the Government that it may set a cap on these costs as high as £100,000 and this figure is three times than what experts recommended.
An average person will have to do away with about 60 per cent of his assets for this. According to critics, seeing this figure makes capping the costs totally meaningless.
In a summit that took place on Wednesday, a help of about 2.6 billion dollars was extended by rich nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for family planning towards countries are developing.
By 2020 it is being aimed that about 120 million women and girls will be provided with contraceptive methods and for this new funding pledges will be secured.
For the year 2011 and this year, a huge spending increase on frontline services has been stated by the Department of Health. The government on the other hand was accused of losing financial grip on the NHS following revelations that there was a dip in the overall expenditure by Labour Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham.
As compared to 2011, there has been a 3.5 per cent rise in spending on frontline NHS services in cash terms, the DH stated.