Pregnant women living near to busy roads are beng warned they are more at risk of developing serious complications. New research has revealed that noise and pollution from roads could make pre-eclampsia more likely. The condition is suffered by 42,000...
The British Red Cross has warned that there is a “humanitarian crisis” in NHS hospitals in England. The Red Cross said it had been helping patients get home from hospital, and has called on the UK government to put more...
Congress has just opened the door for a big skirmish between Republicans and President Obama regarding the Affordable Care Act. The Republicans immediately came forward and demanded that it be abolished, whilst President Obama explicitly made an unexpected visit to...
A paramedic who stood by, with his hands in his pockets, as a man died right in front of him, is facing being struck off from his profession. After taking patient Carl Cope to hospital, Matt Geary, 37, then...
Eating a Mediterranean diet has long been thought to have health benefits. And now new research suggests that it is now just good for the body, but for the brain as well. New research, publishing in the repected Neurology journal...
Heath experts say that almost half of girls aged 11 to 18, along with more than a quarter of women who are of working age, have iron deficiencies. According to recent research, four out of five women said they...
A company has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a human cannonball died in a stunt which went terribly wrong. Scott May, who owns Stunts UK, was told he must pay the sum as well as serving a 12-month...
 On Thursday, Sam Sparks, a Texas-based federal judge prevented hospitals in Texas from being permitted to bury and cremate aborted fetuses, for at least a month. Texas is known for its extremely conservative and rough anti-abortion laws, and last...
Federal health officials have urged pregnant women to postpone travel to Brownsville, Texas, over fears that mosquitoes there are spreading the Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has urged family doctors to give pregnant women and...
A hygiene doctor has revealed why not washing your bedding could be detrimental to your health. Most of us do not spend as long in bed as we would prefer, and for many washing the linen regularly can be...

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