Category Archives: Health

Listeria in pre-packed salad and sandwiches is killing patients

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed NHS Trusts have reported cases of listeria are related to pre-packed sandwiches and salads, that were eaten by patients. Over eight hospitals within the NHS that have reported cases of listeria. Listeria is causing patients to their death bed due to sandwiches and pre-packed salad being contaminated. What is Listeria? Listeria is a bacteria, which causes

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Can ‘ultra-processed’ food really cause earlier death

Eating “ultra-processed” food might increase the chance of  an early death, according to the NHS. Researches that have been conducted by two universities in Spain and in France, have instructed that intense extremely processed food considerably will increase your risk of death. Furthermore, studies concerned with thousands of individuals that were funded by organisations  in their individual countries,  founded that participants died following years of intake extremely processed foods when compared with those who had a strict balanced

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Health Matters on STIs – Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham

Lambeth joins force with Southwark and Lewisham to tackle the rise of Sexually Transmitted Infection in the boroughs as stated “ sexual health is a national and local public health priority. Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham (LSL) have the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections, HIV and teenage conception rates in London and the UK) Cllr Dyer interview on Sexual Transmitted

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PLASMA SHORTAGE OUTBREAK

UK facing Plasma shortage that could leave Primary Immune Deficient patients without vital treatment to stay alive. UKPIPS,  a charity established for patients with Primary Immune Deficiency (PID) condition ranging to 300 different types. The charity is urging the government to ensure that patients are not denied the immunoglobulin that they need to survive saying this could lead to thousand

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Condom Recall

Durex has pulled a number of there products off the shelf due to concerns that they may burst. It is said that the condoms may break if used nearer the expiry date. However it can also break during application or use. Although there has been no safety issues as of yet. Durex has advised anyone who has used the products

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Why do we love to dance with each other?

Dancing has a way of taking your cares away. It doesn’t matter if it’s the Electric Slide, the Macarena or your own crazy moves. Who hasn’t gotten lost in an upbeat song as they jumped around?As well as being fun, dancing might have helped us to survive as a species. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoAjE1aioHE As much as we all love to dance when there’s nobody watching, there’s

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