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30th Sep 2014

12% of three-year-olds have tooth decay

Public Health England researchers say more than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, in the first survey of this age group.

BBC News

Antibiotics raise risk of childhood obesity

US researchers say repeated courses of antibiotics for young children increases the risk of them becoming obese.

BBC News

Midwives vote for strike

Midwives will join other NHS workers in a strike over pay.

BBC News

Seven day GP access promise

David Cameron has promised everyone in England will have access to GP services seven days a week by 2020.

BBC News

Survey on NHS wi-fi access begins

Second edition of a nationwide survey on wi-fi use in the NHS underway.

e-Health Insider

Shellshock security threat

The Health Information Trust Alliance has issued a warning about a new security threat worse than Heartbleed.

Healthcare IT

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29th Sep 2014

West Africa Ebola deaths pass 3,000

Latest figures from the World Health Organisation show Ebola death toll pass 3,000 in West Africa.

BBC News

Heart disease risk factors 'missed' by many

A new poll finds many adults in the UK are unaware of heart disease risk factors.

BBC News

Skin cancer app developed

Researchers have created an app, called Dermofit, to help train medical professionals to spot skin cancer early.

e-Health Insider

Thousands face 'hidden' breast cancer risk

Charity warns more than 700,000 women in the UK face 'hidden risk' of developing breast cancer.

The Independent

25th Sep 2014

Increase in skirt size linked to cancer risk

Research suggests going up several skirt sizes in midlife could increase risk of cancer.

BBC News

TB breath test developed

Researchers develop breath test for tuberculosis.

BBC News

Suicide in young people

Media has raised public awareness of suicide, but is this a good thing?

Mental Elf

CBT in primary care is cost-effective

CBT is a cost-effective treatment which covers various conditions.

Mental Elf

US hospitals unprepared to deal with Ebola

Few US hospitals have right tools in place to deal with Ebola properly.

Natural News

Five-year plan to tackle obesity

Simon Stevens to announce plan to tackle rise in obesity.

NHS Employers

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