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‘Poor value for money’ given by surgeons’ contract

‘Poor value for money’ given by surgeons’ contractIt was stated by public spending watchdogs that poor value for money was being provided by a generous new contract for hospital consultants as according to the contract, they were not required to work on weekends and in the evenings.

St Clare Hospice's 'angels' urge people to take part in midnight walk

St Clare Hospice's 'angels' urge people to take part in midnight walkAngels is the term used for nurses from the inpatient unit at St Clare Hospice and they got their pink wings as they extended support for the midnight walk.

A 5 km and a 10 km will be organized on July 6, Saturday, and more and more people are being encouraged to be a part of the popular fundraiser.

BMA doctors pass no confidence motion against Jeremy Hunt

BMA doctors pass no confidence motion against Jeremy HuntHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt got a vote of no confidence by a doctors' union recently.

The motion was passed by the British Medical Association (BMA), which represents over 150,000 doctors, and that too in majority.

The savage cuts and NHS reforms initiated by Health Secretary and the Tory-led coalition have generated opposition and anger among doctors and the people.

Obesity causes throat cancer in men

obesity-menExperts have warned that obesity is making things worse for men who are suffering from one of the deadliest cancers.

Every year, cancer of the gullet, is developed by over 5600 men. The disease is often diagnosed late and the rates of survival are also baffling.

The best care delivered after diagnosis ensures a life of three to nine months, average, and five or more years of life is seen by about 13 per cent of the patients.

Cancer cure might be uncovered soon

Cancer cure might be uncovered soonThe cause of cancer might be finally discovered by scientists and this can be a major advancement in developing a cure for cancer.

Millions of lives could be saved by a mechanism that the scientists have identified known as the `chase and run' effect, where healthy and affected cells follow each other in the body.

Menopause happens due to men

Menopause happens due to menEverything related to menopause like night sweats, hot flushes, mood swings and more can be blamed on men.

It was stated by evolutionary geneticists from Canada's McMaster University that older women have no purpose to remain fertile as men choose younger women as partners and this is harming fertility among older women.

Massive rise in obese children cases in Britain

Massive rise in obese children cases in BritainBritain is bringing up a really fat generation and this is evident from a number of children being admitted to hospitals for various illnesses that are linked to obesity. In just 10 years, the number of obesity related illnesses among children have gone up four times.