Archive | February 2017

Hordes of people wasting NHS resources for allergy tests

Nearly 12 per cent of adults in the UK elect themselves for expensive NHS tests Researchers found that only 1 per cent of them actually have an allergyInstead, a questionnaire could identify allergy risk with 90 per cent accuracyBy

James Draper For Mailonline


Source: Hordes of people wasting NHS resources for allergy tests

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Surgeons remove man’s tumour after it eclipsed his skull

Sutat Messati, from Thailand, had head pains when he was just two years oldLittle did he know that it was the sign of a tumour, which would eclipse his scull Kindhearted strangers donated more than £2,000 towards an operation  By

Stephen Matthews For Mailonline

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Source: Surgeons remove man’s tumour after it eclipsed his skull

Northampton care centre ‘pin down mentally sick children’

An investigation into St Andrew’s Health Centre found the shocking results One girl, 15, with autism was prescribed powerful anti-psychotics and shut awayIn six months staff restrained youngsters face-down on at least 600 occasionsBy

Sophie Borland Health Editor For Th…
Source: Northampton care centre ‘pin down mentally sick children’

Epilepsy drug relieves symptoms that cause migraines

Lyrica relieves a seizure-like phenomenon believed to be the cause of migrainesIt works by stopping a wave of brain cells, preventing symptoms, scientists sayAnd it was found to boost calcium levels, with low amounts causing headachesBy

Stephen Matthews For…
Source: Epilepsy drug relieves symptoms that cause migraines

Doctors asking ‘least bad’ patients to sleep in corridors

The Royal College of Physicians has released a damning report on the NHSThey conducted anonymous surveys with 50 doctors to assess the crisisOne GP said that patients are dying because hospitals are now ‘jam-full’By

Stephen Matthews For Mailonline

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Source: Doctors asking ‘least bad’ patients to sleep in corridors

The student left looking like a SNAKE due to exam stress

Beth Webster, 23, was plagued by psoriasis – which caused red, flaky marks to pop up across her entire bodyA student was too embarrassed to leave her house after university stress caused her to develop scaly, snake-like skin.Beth Webster, 23, first noticed a few small spots on her…
Source: The student left looking like a SNAKE due to exam stress

We Finally Discovered An Eyeshadow That Actually Stays Put

Eye shadow has a tendency to be the “What I think I look like/What I actually look like” of beauty products. After careful application, we often still have to deal with creasing, dusty cheeks, and watery eyes—adding up to a one-way ticket to Smearsville. “Creasing happens because the product mixe…
Source: We Finally Discovered An Eyeshadow That Actually Stays Put