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Patient anger when Sunderland dentist announces it will be private due to "lack of NHS investment"

Patient anger when Sunderland dentist announces it will be private due to “lack of NHS investment”

Log in to our daily newsletter Silver & Charlton Dental, based on Atkinson Road in Fulwell, announced through its facebook page that it is turning into a “fully comprehensive private practice”. The heads of the dental practice approached the “lack of investment in dentistry in the NHS and rising costs.” A Facebook post stated: “As …

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Switching from a medical market plan to Medicare?  Here's what you need to know

Switching from a medical market plan to Medicare? Here’s what you need to know

Prostock Studio | iStock | Getty Images Anyone who obtains health insurance through the public market must remember a key part of reaching the age of 65: switching to Medicare. Whether you are automatically registered – which happens if you already receive social security payments – or you have to actively register, there are rules …

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Healthy habits associated with a lower risk of dementia in high-risk patients

Healthy habits associated with a lower risk of dementia in high-risk patients

New research shows that a higher score on seven modifiable cardiovascular and brain health factors is associated with a lower risk of dementia in middle-aged individuals at high genetic risk for the disorder. The investigators found that APOE ε4 individuals who scored high on the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Life’s Simple 7 (LS7) modifiable health …

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The children in Winchester were asked to get vaccinated this semester

The children in Winchester were asked to get vaccinated this semester

With schools closed for the six-month half of May, Pharmacy2U encourages parents and guardians to book their 5-11 year olds for vaccinations against Covid at their location in Winchester. The place is located in Winchester Park and Ride South Car Park, M3 Junction 11, Hockley Link. The Covid vaccine has been extended to children aged …

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Smallpox: How doctors prepare as the first case confirmed in Wales

Smallpox: How doctors prepare as the first case confirmed in Wales

Doctors in Wales are ready to deal with chickenpox after the first case has been confirmed. Welsh chief physician Sir Frank Atherton has already written to national general practitioners and hospital staff about preparations to deal with the virus. “Community transmission seems highly likely and more cases are expected,” he said in a letter he …

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Monkey pox panic: France introduces vaccines as cases rise - "identify, detect and isolate"

Monkey pox panic: France introduces vaccines as cases rise – “identify, detect and isolate”

Smallpox – a close relative of smallpox – is a viral disease that is usually infected by animal bites or by consuming improperly cooked meat, but can spread from person to person through close contact. Initial symptoms of infection may include chills, fatigue, fever, and muscle aches — more severe cases often include a rash …

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After a solid show in Q4, Street saw a 60% increase in this medical title.  Time to buy?

After a solid show in Q4, Street saw a 60% increase in this medical title. Time to buy?

After rising 14.2 percent on Wednesday, the company’s shares are likely to strengthen further as analysts see further stock growth after the company’s stellar set of Q4 numbers. The domestic brokerage company Elara Capital has a Buy rating at the counter with a target price of Rs 285, which is a 60% increase compared to …

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The security regulator has refused to investigate the deaths of some NHS employees in Covid

The British Labor Safety Regulator has refused to investigate reports from NHS trusts that 10 front-line workers have died as a result of the Covid-19 infection during the pandemic. The Executive Committee on Health and Safety (HSE) has refused to investigate at least 89 dangerous incidents which, according to NHS trusts, involved medical personnel exposed …

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The NHS performs the world’s first double hand transplant for scleroderma

The roof builder, whose hands remained unusable due to an autoimmune disease, spoke of his delight after NHS surgeons successfully performed the world’s first double hand transplant for the condition. Steven Gallagher was forced to stop working after scleroderma, a condition that scars on his skin and internal organs caused his hands to clench into …

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The man waits a total of 10 hours for an ambulance and a visit to Grimsby Hospital

The man waits a total of 10 hours for an ambulance and a visit to Grimsby Hospital

The man, who suffers from many health problems, felt disappointed after waiting a total of 10 hours for an ambulance and an A&E visit at Grimsby Hospital. Like other NHS providers, both the East Midlands Ambulance Service and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital are both extremely busy, so care is preferred for those who need …

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