Researchers have warned that not enough patients are being sent by up to a fifth of GPs for life-saving scans to diagnose cancer.
In some cases symptoms are being missed out by doctors and other cases cost-cutting managers are discouraging others for referring patients.
It has been seen that in England, the chances of people with suspected cancer being sent for scans are 60 times more as compared to people living at other places.
According to researchers, there is a lack of awareness among GPs that is leading to failure in spotting the symptoms of cancer.
It has been stated that the probable reason of the recent outbreak of the Legionnaires' disease was the tub which was turned on for display purposes in the JTF Mega Discount Warehouse in Stoke-on-Trent.
Legionnaires' disease is still affecting people and about eight cases are still being treated for this disease by doctors in hospital. There has been one death over the weekend.
It was last week when the deadly water bug attacked and in total, 16 people were caught up in the scare.
Denial of food, water for about seven days or more has led to the death of a healthy, active grandmother. The death occurred at the hospital.
Joan Pertoldi, 76, was waiting for a hip operation when she was put on a nil-by-mouth regime at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Welwyn Garden City.
The members of her family told her that she will be operated on within two days but her surgery was postponed three times and twice because the prosthesis due to be inserted into the joint was not properly sterilised.
Reasons of other delays were shortage of staff over weekends at the hospital.
It has been stated by a study conducted by the University of Essex that in later pregnancy, it is not safe to work and it is as bad as smoking during pregnancy.
It was seen that babies are born with a lower birth weight to women who keep working upto their due date. The weight of a baby is half-a-pound lighter if the mother works even in the ninth month as compared to women who gave up working between six and eight months.
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.