Will NHS approve the new cancer drug which avoids the pain of chemotherapy?

June 25, 2017 admin 0

A ‘game changing’ cancer treatment is far kinder to victims than chemotherapy, according to research published last night. Patients treated with immunotherapy enjoyed a vastly […]

Risk of aspirin-related bleeding is higher in the over-75s

June 18, 2017 admin 0

Proton pump inhibitors may reduce bleeding in the over-75s Aspirin is now mainly used as blood thinner “People over 75 taking daily aspirin after a […]

New type of treatment for Crohn’s disease is approved by NICE

June 18, 2017 admin 0

Following NICE recommendations, patients with Crohn’s disease will have routine NHS access to drug ustekinumab, which offers a new way of treating the condition. Ustekinumab […]

Antibiotics and vitamin C could kill cancer cells

June 18, 2017 admin 0

“Vitamin C and antibiotics could be up to 100 times more effective than drugs at killing cancer cells – without the side effects,” reports the […]

‘Monumental U-turn’ on cancer drug

June 15, 2017 admin 0

A pioneering and life-extending drug repeatedly deemed too expensive will now be offered on the NHS in England. It is the result of a confidential […]

What would happen if we lost the NHS?

June 14, 2017 admin 0

As Brexit negotiations draw closer, the debate about what would happen if the NHS became privatised post- EU is rearing its head again. But when […]

Sensitive markers on all NHS referrals

June 8, 2017 Mark Crossley 0

During 2017 after trying to attempt some mental health support, even after asking at the doctors surgery and being on two council of governors this […]

General Election 2017: What are the parties promising disabled people?

June 6, 2017 admin 0

Political parties have released their manifestos for the forthcoming General Election on 8 June. Here’s a peek at the main disability and mental health related. […]

Everyday chemicals’ linked to cancer

June 4, 2017 admin 0

Chemicals in everyday items like cosmetics linked to cancer,” The Independent reports. Research involving genetically engineered human cells found that a class of chemical called aldehydes […]