FIVE million people in England are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research published today.
In most parts of the country, more than one in 10 adults are at risk of type 2 diabetes, which is linked to obesity and unhealthy lifestyles, and in some regions...
Wednesday 26th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
HARD-WORKING Brits who put in overtime are increasing their chances of suffering a stroke, a new study warned yesterday.
Staying late at the office or workplace for even an hour or two is enough to increase your risk of a stroke, the University College London researchers found.
Thursday 20th Aug 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
by Our News Desk
DOCTORS warned yesterday that taking disciplinary action against GPs who overprescribe antibiotics would be “counterproductive and unhelpful.”
Up to 10 million prescriptions for antibiotics are dished out unnecessarily each year, according...
Wednesday 19th Aug 2015
A HUGE rise in diabetes “threatens to bring down the NHS,” charity Diabetes UK warned yesterday.
Cases in England and Wales have risen by 59.8 per cent in the past decade, with an additional 1.2 million adults now living with the condition.
The figures, extracted...
Monday 17th Aug 2015
A MAN died from meningitis after he received “inappropriate care” and an ambulance took nearly six hours to arrive, an inquest ruled yesterday.
Mthuthuzeli Mpongwana, 38, from Bristol, died in hospital two days after wife Lisa called 111 at 10.30pm on January 5.
Thursday 13th Aug 2015
NIGHT WORK risks wrecking families and draining parents’ stretched finances to pay for childcare, the TUC warned yesterday.
More than three million people now have to work nights — up 200,000 since the bankers’ crash in 2007.
Wednesday 5th Aug 2015
by Natalie Sharples
Monday 29th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Tuesday 17th Feb 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has held official meetings with US private health giant Kaiser Permanente but no official records are available. We should be worried given Kaiser’s unsavoury reputation, writes SOLOMON HUGHES
Friday 13th Feb 2015
The stark choice between Tory and Ukip privateering and the very survival of Britain’s greatest public asset
Thursday 5th Feb 2015