A teaching union compares energy drinks to “legal highs” and says pupils are consuming them in “excessive quantities.&rdquo […]
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ZURICH (Reuters) - Combining Roche's Tecentriq immunotherapy with its older drug Avastin reduced the risk of disease worsening or death (PFS) for the initial treatment of advanced kidney cancer in some patients, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by playing the long game, even as rivals edge closer. […]
MANILA (Reuters) - As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation's then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a world-first and a tribute to her country's "expertise" in research. […]
(Reuters) - Patients with an advanced form of an aggressive blood cancer who had initially responded to Novartis' new type of gene-modifying immunotherapy continued to respond at least six months after treatment, according to updated data released at a medical meeting on Sunday. […]
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A medical practitioners tribunal erred in deciding only to suspend a doctor convicted of gross negligence manslaughter from the UK medical register rather than strike her off, the General Medical... […]
bmj;359/dec08_8/j5703/FAF1faLast year England’s NHS was given high marks for trying to improve standards of care in a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on quality... […]
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The family of a stroke victim who was kept alive for nearly two years against her will have received a £45 000 pay out from the NHS in an out-of-court settlement.Brenda Grant, 81, had a stroke in... […]
In both war and illness, we tell stories to frame our suffering. We create cultural narratives of national ideology or neurophysiology to cope with adversity. And those stories are not always... […]
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Figures show the provision of free IVF on the NHS in England has fallen to its lowest level since 2004.Fertility Fairness says there has been a steady decline in the number of providers offering the recommended three cycles of treatment.The NHS says it does not have "unlimited resources".
National Institute for health and Care Excellence guidelines say women aged under 40 should be... […]
A major IT fault at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has left it unable to report pathology tests for nearly a week.The hardware failure caused the collapse of the trust’s Telepath pathology system, which has remained offline despite efforts to recover it.The trust has been forced to declare a "critical" internal incident – the second highest level below "potential service failure"... […]
Despite the government and the NHS saying it should stop, face-down physical restraint, which can restrict a patient's breathing, is still being used in mental health wards in England.In 2013/14, 22.4% of recorded incidents of restraints were face-down, falling to 18.5% by 2015/16.Some healthcare trainers say face-down restraint can sometimes be the only appropriate way of keeping staff and patients s... […]
The Department for Education and Department of Health have launched a new interactive resource, MindEd, in a bid to tackle rising concerns about mental illnesses in young people.This resource is for concerned children and their families to seek help. &nbs […]
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Halton Housing has significantly extended the functionality of its customer self-service app following its highly successful launch. Halton Housing is a registered not for profit housing association, managing 7,000 homes in the Cheshire towns of Widnes and Runcorn. As part of its Digital First strategy, the organisation has worked closely with Aareon (www.aareon.co.uk), using its 1st Touch software to develop the self-service customer app along with a website portal and mobile working for its workforce....
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Knee Tracker Ltd, a company from Lancashire has won a place in an exhibition of the most game-changing innovations from businesses across the country at the UK’s leading innovation show in November.Knee Tracker™ was one of 100 companies nationwide to be selected to exhibit its innovation to over 2,500 businesses at Innovate 2017 on November 8th and 9th at the NEC, Birmingham.Knee Tracker Ltd is a medical technology company specialising in mobile applications that motivate...
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Thenue Housing has launched an exciting digital “app” which will provide a new way for customers to engage with the Association. The totally free Self-Service app uses the latest software from 1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com) to offer a range of services via phones or tablets. Thenue is hailing the app as “great digital advance” and says it is part of its Digital Strategy to ensure that people can contact the Association as easily as possible. Thenue...
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Jointly developed smart health solution integrates Italtel’s DoctorLINK and Exprivia’s eLifeCare platformsMilan, February 24, 2017 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT System Integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, and Exprivia, an international group enabling the digital transformation process through added value solutions, today announced they will launch an advanced telemedicine solution. The solution brings together Italtel’s DoctorLINK open web platform with Exprivia’s eLifeCare, revolutionizing home care by providing the...
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