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Renowned Female Academic Calls Ministers to Drop ‘Family Friendly Policies’

Renowned Female Academic Calls Ministers to Drop ‘Family Friendly Policies’

In an era when the gender pay gap has almost bridged and women are going for high-powered jobs, they are choosing small families due to the lack of time, as per a report by a renowned academic Dr. Catherine Hakim.

People with Minor Ailments can be Treated by Self-Care

People with Minor Ailments can be Treated by Self-Care

The county's NHS services are already under pressure due to the harsh winter weather and people by visiting wrong facilities for their symptoms are putting additional burden on the essential services.

Legal Representative Condemns Management Bosses of Dundee's main Hospital

Legal Representative Condemns Management Bosses of Dundee's main Hospital

The management of Dundee's main hospital has been condemned by a legal representative for not taking strict action to control the spread of superbug that affected 18 people in the facility.

Norovirus Outbreak Leads to Closure of Wards

Norovirus Outbreak Leads to Closure of Wards

Following the outbreak of norovirus in one of the wards of Morriston Hospital, in Swansea, its authorities have prohibited the arrival of visitors at the surgical ward threatened with the spread of the virus.

Swine Flu Reaches Prisons!

Swine Flu Reaches Prisons!

The menace of swine flu has reached prisons also as there have been found seven cases of H1N1 influenza at two major jails.

Seven prisoners at HMP Manchester and HMP Hindley have been detected positive with swine flu. There are concerns that the virus could spread in the whole prison and could prove fatal for many people behind the bars.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis not Caused by XMRV

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis not Caused by XMRV

According to a report by the BBC, a recent study has ended up confusing scientists all around, as it has stated that it might be possible that the virus XMRV is not responsible for the chronic fatigue syndrome. It was last year that a research on mice reported that the virus was stated to be the reason behind myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).

Scientists Discover Test for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Scientists Discover Test for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Researchers in the UK have reported that they might have been successful in finding out a way that can detect Alzheimer's much before the symptoms of the condition surface. According to them, a brain scan fused with a lumbar puncture can successfully help in diagnosing the symptoms of dementia in a person.

A Christmas Miracle for a Little Girl

A Christmas Miracle for a Little Girl

The pilot procedure of a savior sibling in the UK has met with success. In the intriguing event, the savior sibling Max Mathews was born with the help of an IVF procedure. The boy is a genetic match for his sister and would be able to transplant bone marrow to his sister, Megan Matthews.

Lack of Awareness about Vaccinations to be blamed for High Incidence Rate of Flu this Year

Lack of Awareness about Vaccinations to be blamed for High Incidence Rate of Flu

The number of people affected by flu and coming for treatment at NHS facilities can most possibly witness a sudden increase, especially as the number of people who have received inoculation against the flu has witnessed a very low turnout.

Survival rate for Cancer Worst in the UK

Survival rate for Cancer Worst in the UK

The survival rates for cancer in the UK have been stated to be the lowest when compared to other developed nations. The finding has come after an analysis of cancer survival rates between Canada, Australia, Norway, Denmark and the UK.

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