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MPs want newborn muscle disease test

MPs want newborn muscle disease test

unable to retrieve full-text contentA group of MPs calls for the government to allow a newborn screening test for the deadly muscle-wasting condition Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Continue reading

Tamiflu & Relenza: How effective are they?

Tamiflu & Relenza: How effective are they?

Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir) shortens symptoms of influenza by half a day, but there is no good evidence to support claims that it reduces admissions to hospital or complications of influenza. This is according to the updated Cochrane evidence review, published today by The Cochrane Collaboration, the independent, global healthcare research network and The BMJ Continue reading

Tamiflu & Relenza: How effective are they?

Tamiflu & Relenza: How effective are they?

Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir) shortens symptoms of influenza by half a day, but there is no good evidence to support claims that it reduces admissions to hospital or complications of influenza. This is according to the updated Cochrane evidence review, published today by The Cochrane Collaboration, the independent, global healthcare research network and The BMJ Continue reading

High air pollution ‘set to spread’

High air pollution ‘set to spread’

unable to retrieve full-text contentHigh levels of air pollution which have been affecting parts of England are set to get worse and spread, the government warns. Continue reading

High air pollution ‘set to spread’

High air pollution ‘set to spread’

unable to retrieve full-text contentHigh levels of air pollution which have been affecting parts of England are set to get worse and spread, the government warns. Continue reading

Fears over dementia diagnosis push

Fears over dementia diagnosis push

unable to retrieve full-text contentQuestions are being raised about the government’s drive in England to increase dementia diagnosis rates. Continue reading

Fears over dementia diagnosis push

Fears over dementia diagnosis push

unable to retrieve full-text contentQuestions are being raised about the government’s drive in England to increase dementia diagnosis rates. Continue reading

Mass water supply fluoridation urged

Mass water supply fluoridation urged

unable to retrieve full-text contentAdding fluoride to water supplies should be considered by councils to improve dental health, the government’s public health advisory body says. Continue reading

Adult social care ‘under pressure’

Adult social care ‘under pressure’

unable to retrieve full-text contentAdult social care in England is under increasing pressure and the government has “no idea” how long the system can cope, an inquiry finds. Continue reading

Mental health cuts ‘risk lives’

Mental health cuts ‘risk lives’

unable to retrieve full-text contentCuts to mental health services in England will put lives at risk, as funds are reduced for schemes aimed at reducing suicides, the government is warned. Continue reading