Keyword Results for   'nhs'  
NHS surgeon turned Taliban commander wanted for role in Peshawar school attack  Dec 19, 3:20 pm
London, Dec 19 (ANI): A former NHS surgeon who allegedly became a Taliban leader is being hunted for his role in the Peshawar school carnage that left 132 children dead.
Training old people in using social media can help improve well-being  Dec 15, 4:40 pm
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being. A two-year project funded by the European Union and led by the University of Exeter in partnership with Somerset Care Ltd and Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust gave a group of vulnerable older adults a specially-designed computer, broadband connection and training in how to use them and those who received training became more positive about computers over time, with the participants particularly enjoying connecting with friends and relatives via Skype and email.
'Angelina Jolie effect' helped double breast cancer tests in UK  Sep 19, 6:29 am
London, Sept 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Angelina Jolie's decision to go public about her double mastectomy has led to a doubling in NHS referrals for genetic tests of breast cancer risk.
New 'miracle' drug eliminates Hepatitis C virus in up to 98 pc patients  Sep 14, 2:00 pm
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a new, which will be soon available on the NHS, has been shown to eliminate the virus per cent of patients.
Just 25 min of daily exercise could help you stay active in your 70s and 80s  May 28, 10:18 am
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers have said that older people who undertake at least 25 minutes of moderate or vigorous exercise everyday need fewer prescriptions and are less likely to be admitted to hospital in an emergency.
Anxiety can put women over 60 in hospital  Feb 20, 1:13 pm
London, Feb. 20 (ANI): Women over the age of 60 are likelier to be admitted to hospital for anxiety, health authority figures have shown.
UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating 'climate of ethnic profiling'   Dec 26, 11:25 am
London, Dec. 26 (ANI): The United Nations refugee agency has condemned British Prime Minister David Cameron's proposed immigration laws.
Report reveals poor health care provided to patients over weekends  Dec 10, 10:49 am
London, December 10 (ANI): NHS patients having an operation on a Friday are 24 per cent more likely to die than if they had one earlier in the week, it has been revealed.
Now, app that cures arachnophobia with daily pictures of creepy spiders!  Nov 28, 11:01 am
London, Nov. 28 (ANI): For those scared of spiders, a new app has been developed which posts daily pictures of the creepy crawlies to help cure the fear.
NHS plans to save 500 mn pounds per year by charging foreign nationals for services  Oct 22, 2:08 pm
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): UK's National Health Service (NHS) is planning to save 500 million pounds-a-year by charging foreign nationals to use its services, according to a new report.
Indian doctors less likely to get promotions in UK NHS than White counterparts   Sep 29, 10:26 am
London, Sept. 29 (ANI): Doctors from Indian and other ethnic minority communities in Britain are less likely to be promoted to senior hospital jobs, a latest medical investigation found.
Jab that can revolutionise breast cancer cure gets green light from NHS  Sep 24, 12:36 pm
London, Sept 24 (ANI): An injection that could revolutionise breast cancer treatment has been granted a licence for use in Britain.
Brits outraged over NHS collaboration with private Indian healthcare firms for cut-price treatment  Aug 23, 11:43 am
London, Aug. 23 (ANI): Britain's National Health Service (NHS) plans for going into business with private Indian healthcare firms to provide cheaper treatment to patients has enraged domestic health campaigners.
Foreigners will now have to pay for treatment under NHS in UK   Jul 3, 3:58 pm
London, July 3 (ANI): In an effort to put an end to health tourism, UK government is set to lay out a new rule that will make foreigners pay upfront charges if they take National Health Service (NHS) treatment.
3 LulzSec UK members plead guilty to cyber-attacks on NHS, Sony, News International  Apr 10, 11:54 am
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Three British members of the notorious Internet hacking group LulzSec have pleaded guilty to carrying out cyber-attacks on Sony, News International and UK's National Health Service (NHS).
Homeopathy use by NHS is 'mad', says outgoing British scientific adviser  Apr 10, 10:57 am
London, Apr. 10 (ANI): A former British government scientific adviser has described the use of homoeopathy by the National Health Service as 'mad'.
1 in 3 workers won't take leave despite having cold  Mar 10, 2:28 pm
London, Mar. 10 (ANI): Thirty three percent of workers will come to office even if they are suffering from cold, a survey has revealed.
England's top medical officer terms homeopathy as 'rubbish'  Jan 24, 12:13 pm
London, Jan. 24 (ANI): Britain's chief medical officer has termed homeopathic treatment as 'rubbish' and practitioners of homeopathy as 'peddlers', and said such treatments do not have any place in the country's National Health Service (NHS).
Smoking doesn't relieve stress but quitting does  Jan 2, 12:44 pm
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Despite the belief that smoking relieves stress, it is those who successfully quit who feel less anxious afterwards, researchers say.
Middle-aged women consuming more alcohol than teen daughters  Dec 30, 3:11 pm
London, Dec. 30 (ANI):Middle-aged professional women are drinking more alcohol than their daughters, according to official figures.
WeightWatchers dubbed as 'best diet plan'  Dec 20, 1:42 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Men and women who attend Weight Watchers classes shed more weight than those who go to other slimming clubs, a new study has revealed.
New research says 'healthcare has lot to learn from football'  Dec 18, 11:02 am
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): A new research has said that medicine has a lot to learn from 'football' about developing new approaches to clinical methods.
One third of primary school kids 'overweight or obese'   Dec 13, 3:59 pm
London, December 13 (ANI): New figures have revealed that a third of final year primary school children are overweight or obese.
Viagra maker Pfizer paid no corporation tax in UK despite 1.8bn pounds turnover  Nov 11, 3:55 pm
London, Nov. 11 (ANI): Global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, one of the largest suppliers of drugs to the NHS, did not pay any corporation tax in the UK last year, despite having a whopping turnover of around 1.8 billion on its sales.
Badly-behaved drunk celebs persuading youngsters to give up alcohol  Nov 5, 3:00 pm
London, November 5 (ANI): Alcohol consumption among British youths is falling and experts say that is in part due to youngsters wanting to avoid, rather than emulate, the celebrity excesses regularly pictured at weekends.