Follow Us On Twitter

Twitter Followers

30 people follow HealthIndexUK
BeneCareMedical BeneCare PremierPatient PremierP tartankiltie tartanki mamta_galotra mamta_ga Kettfusion Kettfusi 3one5Marketing 3one5Mar greenappleltd greenapp Nutra_Concepts Nutra_Co VitaminPlanetUK VitaminP

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Public Health England urges standardisation of cigarette packaging

Whilst responding to an independent review, Public Health England has indicated that there is compelling and substantial evidence of the need to introduce standardised cigarette packaging. The response was handed to the independent review on standardised cigarette packaging that was being led by Sir Cyril Chantler. The launch of the review was done after campaigners were against tobacco companies using colourful cigarette packs to target

Read more…

Britain lagging behind the rest of Europe for cancer survival rates

Cancer survival rates in Britain are being called unacceptable after a new report found that rates in Britain are much lower than other major countries in Europe and other top economies in the world. In fact, only Ireland and Poland had lower cancer rates according to the results of the new international health study.

According to experts, if the UK were able to meet average cancer

Read more…

NHS reveals exactly how much it is spending due to the UK’s obesity problem

One of the most persuasive arguments in any situation always has to do with money – that’s a cliché, but a given from time immemorial. The results of any large study conducted on health issues will usually include estimates of the financial costs incurred by victims of whatever condition or disease is being studied.

For quite some time now, obesity has been one of the UK’s

Read more…

British women have a lower quality of life according to the WHO

The World Health Organisation is not in the habit of publishing unauthenticated or biased data, so when a recent WHO report said that women in the UK are subject to a poorer quality of life than women in almost every other European country, no one has disputed the information. Certainly many of the UK’s lower-income females would agree, though they probably don’t have any idea

Read more…

Psoriasis suffers have more to deal with than just irritated skin

Psoriasis suffers have more to deal with than just irritated skin

The skin condition psoriasis, of which there are around 7.5m sufferers in the US, not only irritates the skin but also had a profound effect on the overall well being of those who have the affliction. This is caused by their dent in self confidence, according to Benjamin F Chong MD,Medical Chief of Dermatology

Read more…

Cancer costing EU countries a fortune in treatment

In a research carried out by EU to ascertain the economic impact of cancer, the disease was discovered to be very costly as it has recently cost most European Union countries 126bn Euros a year. As reported by the charity Cancer Research UK, the disease presents a huge financial burden.

The figures quoted by Lancet Oncology included money for buying drugs, paying for health care services

Read more…

Ski 4 Cancer’s new patron is polar explorer Sue Stockdale

Ski 4 Cancer’s new patron is polar explorer Sue Stockdale

Sue Stockdale, Britain’s first women to reach the Magnetic North Pole on skis, has been named as the new patron for Ski 4 Cancer, the UK based charity that provides respite breaks in the Alps for families who are affected by cancer.

Sue Stockdale achieved her amazing feat of skiing to the North

Read more…

Obesity in the young raises risk of developing allergies and asthma

A new study suggests that obese children and teenagers might be at a higher risk for developing asthma and allergies due to vitamin D deficiency. MD Candace Percival from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center explained that the risk for asthma and severe allergies has not been understood in the past. There has been a clear link between overweight and obese teens and an

Read more…

Researchers believe they have discovered why cancer spreads

Scientists think that they might have found the reason why cancer spreads, which is the key to creating drugs that can help prevent cancer from spreading. A University College London team carried out experiments that have found some clues that suggest why cancer moves from one region of the body to another. This is important because in most cases cancer deaths do not occur from

Read more…

A look at the effects of Asthma

A look at the effects of Asthma

Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs by narrowing the airways and this can mean that the passage of air into the lungs is restricted. Of all the long-term diseases, it is the most common that affects children but there are ways that it can be controlled and these can lead your child to have a normal and

Read more…