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Dave W Healthy Living Professional

Oxford, United Kingdom
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UK failing to reduce child and youth deaths as quickly as other wealthy countries by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The UK has failed to match the gains made in reducing deaths among children and young adults by 17 other high-income countries in t ... Read on »
Male fertility may be affected by keeping mobile phones in pocket by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Men who keep a mobile phone in their trouser pocket could be inadvertently damaging their chances of becoming a father, according t ... Read on »
A patient in the UK has received the world's smallest pacemaker by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Cardiologists in Southampton have become the first in the UK to fit a patient with a revolutionary pill-sized pacemakerA small elec ... Read on »
One-third of English adults have pre-diabetes and are at risk of developing diabetes by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Rates of pre-diabetesA disorder caused by insufficient or absent production of the hormone insulin by the pancreas, or because the ... Read on »
Total ankle replacement surgery an effective option for ankle arthritis by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Although not as common as hip and knee arthritisInflammation of one or more joints of the body., cases of “wear and tear” ankle art ... Read on »
Air pollution linked to irregular heartbeat and blood clots in lung by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new study has found that air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat, which is a risk facto ... Read on »
Organic compounds in exhaled breath show presence and stage of lung cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new study carried out by the University of Colorado Cancer Centre has shown that testing volatile organic compounds (VOC) in exha ... Read on »
New skin cancer drug shown to increase survival rates by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new treatment for advanced skin cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrou ... Read on »
Daisy-shaped nano-scale structures developed to deliver drug cocktail to cancer cells by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Biomedical engineering researchers in the USA have developed daisy-shaped, nanoscale structures that are made predominantly of anti ... Read on »
Study shows ultraviolet cleaning reduces hospital superbugs by 20 percent by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research carried out in the USA has shown that healthcare-related multidrug-resistantA microbe, such as a type of bacteria, tha ... Read on »
Lack of public awareness of symptoms of kidney cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Recent figures have shown that the incidenceThe number of new episodes of a condition arising in a certain group of people over a s ... Read on »
New epilepsy treatment could suppress seizures “on demand” by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education  A new treatment for drug-resistantA microbe, such as a type of bacteria, that is able to resist the effects of antibiotics or othe ... Read on »
Mental illness reduces life expectancy more than heavy smoking by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Serious mental illness reduces life expectancy by 10 to 20 years, a new analysis by Oxford University psychiatrists has shown , whi ... Read on »
Heart attack and stroke patients to be recruited for global study by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Around 1000 people in the UK who have suffered a heart attackThe death of a section of heart muscle caused by an interruption in it ... Read on »
Holistic programme of exercise and meditation helps dementia sufferers by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research carried out at Teesside University has investigated how combining cognitive activities and elements of yoga, tai chi, ... Read on »
One single binge drinking session can harm health by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research carried out by the University of Massachusetts Medical School has revealed that just one episode of binge drinking can ... Read on »
New study launched to explore whether mobile phones affect cognitive development in children by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new study will investigate whether the use of mobile phones and wireless technologies might affect cognitive development in child ... Read on »
Choice of Hip Replacement - the surgeon's opinion by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education We ask ten leading orthopaedic surgeons what they would opt for if they needed a hip replacement, and we get ten different answers. ... Read on »
Bacteria in the mouth may lead to diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research has shown that patients with pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting ... Read on »
Early menopause increases heart failure risk, especially for smokers by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Women who go through menopauseThe time of a woman’s life when her ovaries stop releasing an egg (ovum) on a monthly cycle. early ha ... Read on »