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Donor Recruitment to Seize in Hospital

The Worcester Hospital will no longer be implementing campaigns to recruit donors, as it was recently found that the facility was charging an exorbitant fee on insurers for DNA testing. While it was enticing people to be a part of the donor program by using female models in short skirts and high heels at public events.

Echinacea Doesn’t Help Relieving Cold Much

Cold

A new large-scale study suggests that Echinacea, a renowned herbal remedy could not relieve flu’s symptoms much.

Echinacea has long been associated with its medicinal benefits as it is believed to improve the immune system, but the researchers of the new study do not recommend its use as its effectiveness they thought is not worth the cost associated with it.

Extreme Temperatures Could be the Cause of Heart Attacks

Singapore

Travelling in areas with severe cold could increase the chances of having a heart attack.

Proposals for Funding Public Health Unveil

Health

As per the Government’s new proposals, there will be accredited Health visiting and Family Nurse Partnership services by the new NHS Commissioning Board; the planning and purchasing of what the ministers want to be vested to local authorities or GP commissioning consortia.

Blood Inventory Needs To Be Replenished In Plymouth

NHS Blood and Transplant

Due to the extreme winter weather, the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHBT) service has to suspend 14 donor sessions in Plymouth and the region. The hospitals have left with blood inventory of just three days.

Box Hill Hospital Statistics far Worse than the National Average

Box Hill Hospital Statistics far Worse than the National Average

According to recent statistics available, it has been reported that one in seventeen people at the Emergency Department of the Box Hill Hospital have walked out of the facility. The Leader has reported that 2,436 people at the facility did not receive treatment from July 2009 to May 2010, because of which they ended up leaving the hospital after waiting in vain.

People Protest against Closure of Palliative Beds at Canossa Private Hospital

People Protest against Closure of Palliative Beds at Canossa Private Hospital

The closure of 10-palliative care units has met with a lot of strong protests against the State Government's decision. Among the people leading the way in the protests is Samantha Leblang from Corinda, whose father had received the best care at the Canossa Private Hospital.

Now, An Anti-Stress Pen!

Now, An Anti-Stress Pen!

An anti-stress pen has been developed by Miguel Bruns Alonso, an Industrial Design PhD student from the Netherlands' Delft University of Technology that works by examining short-term stress experienced by its user and, thus tries mitigating the stress.

Accounting giant had been sued for the collapse of Lehman Bros

Accounting giant had been sued for the collapse of Lehman Bros

The accounting giant named Ernst & Young had been charged with a lawsuit by the government indicating its efforts to assign blame for the financial problem.

Holiday Break to Staff Won’t Hit Emergency Services

Holiday Break to Staff Won’t Hit Emergency Services

The North Coast Area Health Service hospitals will be taking almost a three weeks holiday break by the end of this week.

However, during the break only the emergency department of the hospital will remain open and apart from this all emergency surgeries will be made.

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