Mothers celebrate as epilepsy drug which harms foetuses given warnings
Friday 29th Jul 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
SINGER-SONGWRITER and mother Annie Dressner is leading calls for a ban on smoking in playgrounds with a petition that passed 2,000 signatures yesterday.
The New Yorker, who has lived in Cambridge for three years, launched her campaign after a rude mum lit up on a seesaw next to her...
Tuesday 12th Jul 2016
THANKS to several recent investigations, searching questions are more and more being asked of Britain’s aid policy and the Department for International Development (DfID).
On the surface, and in politicians’ rhetoric, the Tories showed a solid commitment by enshrining in...
Friday 24th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
A LACK of support and care for epileptic pregnant women from health professionals is risking lives, leading doctors said yesterday.
New guidance published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which is holding its world congress in Birmingham, aims to improve...
Monday 20th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE World Health Organisation, Unicef and the International Baby Food Action Network called yesterday for more action to “protect and promote breastfeeding.”
The three organisations say not enough has been done to ensure international compliance with the International Code...
Tuesday 10th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
SAM WOOD reports on a campaign that confronts big pharmaceutical companies about their rip-off prices
Saturday 9th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
MOST adults want a ban on television junk food advertising before 9pm to protect children from being “bombarded” by insidious marketing, a new poll revealed yesterday.
The Cancer Research poll of 1,700 people found 75 per cent in favour of a government ban on unhealthy ads...
Monday 8th Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Baby’s life could have been saved by medic
Wednesday 27th Jan 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
by Our News Desk
INFANTS’ well-being could be wrecked by falling numbers of crucial health visitors and a massive shortfall of school nurses, health union Unite warned yesterday.
Unite described the cross-party 1,001 Critical Days manifesto as a “wake-up call”...
Monday 14th Dec 2015
ENGLAND’s chief medical officer (CMO) Dame Sally Davies ducks the most important issue concerning women’s obesity in her latest annual report.
She is right to point to the magnitude of the problem, although equating it with terrorism and cyber-crime is to sensationalise...
Saturday 12th Dec 2015