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Blumenthal Relieved As Fat Duck Re-Opens by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Heston Blumenthal can breathe a sigh of relief after environmental health officers have given his restaurant, The Fat Duck the green light for re-opening, after no trace of ... Read on »
BMA Poll Shows Confidence in NHS Has all but Gone by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A survey by the British Medical Association has found that half of the population believe they will have to pay the NHS for health care within a decade. And 93 per cent of ... Read on »
BOGOFS To Be Banned? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine They’re the reason we go to the supermarket - the bold red letters drawing us in to make purchases that nine times out of ten we don’t actually need - yes that’s right - it’ ... Read on »
Boots Pioneer New Cervical Cancer Vaccine Service by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It is an issue that has been made extremely current and relevant since Jade Goody’s untimely death from cervical cancer earlier in the year. Now women aged 18 to 54 are bein ... Read on »
BPA – THE LEACHING EFFECT by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Everyone seems to be concerned about it, but the British Government insists there’s no threat to public health. For some time there has been growing concern among envi ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Patients Live Longer If Original Tumour Removed by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Researchers have announced that women with secondary cancer following a tumour in their breast have a much higher chance of surviving if their original tumour was removed. ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Screening - More Harm Than Good? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New research has revealed that as many as one in three breast cancer cases which are discovered through routine public screening programmes, do not pose a threat. The res ... Read on »
BREAST CANCER VACCINE – THE OUTLOOK by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The prospect of a vaccine that can give protection from breast cancer is an exciting one, but news of the new trials need to be tempered with a realistic outlook – there’s ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Wonder Drug Could Be Causing Secondary Tumours by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New research released today has revealed worrying side effects developing from the supposed “gold standard” drug tamoxifen, used to treat breast cancer. The study shows that ... Read on »
Breast feeding Research dispels myth? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Breast feeding has been under scrutiny in recent years as to whether it improves the development and intelligence of the child. Now researchers have found that it is ac ... Read on »
Breast Milk-Shake? by Nick B. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine   New mums can pass on their love of certain foods to their babies via their breast milk, research has suggested.   By eating particular types of food up to an ho ... Read on »
Britain Has The Most Micro-Breweries In The World by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Good Beer Guide has announced that Britain leads the way in being the location of the most small breweries of any industrialised nation, with last year seeing the openin ... Read on »
Britain’s Economic Slump Could Be Good News For Our Diets by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Leading food writers are advising the British people to take advantage of the recession, be thrifty and get a whole lot more out of mealtimes. In a time of rising food ... Read on »
Britain’s Crazy Weather Could Be Causing Your Headache by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Did you suffer from a headache over this past weekend? If you did, there could be a less obvious reason for it than your Friday night boozing session. Scientists are su ... Read on »
Britons Spending Less On Casual Dining by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It looks like the casual dining industry has taken a huge hit in the current recession despite its massive success over the last 40 years. A new report from Allegra Strat ... Read on »
Brits Are A Nation Of Chinese Food Lovers by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine After decades of Brits preferring a good burn up for a taste of the exotic, sales have now shifted as all things Chinese rather than Indian take the leader board. Market ... Read on »
Cadbury Still Using E-Numbers by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Reports have come to light, of how despite a ruling from the Food Standards Agency last year to refrain from adding artificial colours responsible for increased hyperactivit ... Read on »
Cajun Squirrel Crisps Anyone? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Are you fed up of the boring run-of-the-mill flavours like cheese and onion and ready salted? Then fear not, as those lovely people over at Walkers have decided to launch so ... Read on »
Calcium – the strength is within our reach by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Calcium is considered to be very essential our everyday health. It not only builds up the bones but it also plays an important role in maintaining the blood pressure in th ... Read on »
CALCIUM SUPPLEMENTS – THE PROS & CONS by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The importance of calcium for our bones has long been publicized, but it seems that taking too much in the form of supplements can seriously damage our health. Adverti ... Read on »