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Treatment news : April 2010

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment in the UK.

  • Young people 'protected from skin cancer' sunbedYoung people are more likely to be protected from skin cancer following a move by the House of Lords today. The Lords passed a bill which decreed that children under the age of 18 will not be able to...
  • Women diabetics 'more likely to need cancer treatment' Tel Aviv UniversityWomen who have or develop type 2 diabetes are more likely to need cancer treatment, a new study has found. Scientists at Tel Aviv University Medical School found that women diabetics had a 25 per...
  • Weight worries 'more common in women' Pre-obesity-surgical weight loss linked to shorter hospital stayA recent report has revealed that women have a tendency to react negatively towards other women who are overweight. Published in the journal of Personality and Individual Differences, the study found...
  • Weight loss surgery could tackle stereotype obese patient with sleep problemsWeight loss surgery could help overweight people to avoid a stigma associated with being a larger size. A recent study has revealed that people's perceptions of skinny and overweight people are...
  • Walking 'could cut obesity levels' Walking could cut obesity levels Walking offers a huge range of health benefits and could even help prevent obesity. A new study has highlighted the benefits available to patients through walking, as researchers from Harvard have...
  • Vitamin D could reduce prostate cancer risk, research shows Orchid Cancer AppealVitamin D could reduce the chances of men developing prostate cancer and needing cancer treatment, according to new research. Findings published in the International Journal of Health Geographics...
  • Charity: Addictive sunbed sessions not surprising sunbedIt is not hard to believe that people can become addicted to indoor tanning, the British Skin Foundation has said. The charity's comment comes on the back of new research suggesting that sunbeds and...
  • Risk of breast cancer linked to drinking Women and girls who drink during adolescenceWomen and girls who drink during adolescence are more likely to develop benign breast disease, a report has suggested. Often a precursor of breast cancer, benign breast disease appeared to be...
  • Legacy of recession depression continues money worries Higher levels of depression have been recorded since the onset of the recession in the UK. Mental health problems including stress, anxiety and depression were seen in around 47 per cent of people...
  • Protein-rich breakfast 'could curb appetite' go to work on an eggPeople who are struggling with obesity could benefit from a simple switch in their diets. By swapping a carbohydrate-based breakfast for one rich in proteins, dieters could reduce hunger pangs and...
  • Prostate drug found to reduce cancer risk University of Washington School of MedicineA drug that is commonly used by men with enlarged prostates could also help to reduce the risk of developing cancer in the male gland, it has been found. According to researchers at Washington...
  • Phone counselling improves healthy eating, finds study Healthy foodOffering counselling sessions over the telephone helps people increase their fruit and vegetable intake, new research has suggested. The study by scientists at the University of Michigan in the US...
  • Patients seek private hospitals after new research Patients AssociationPeople needing medical treatment might be tempted to seek out a private hospital after research has found that some doctors are responsible for up to 400 patients at night.
  • New technique developed in UK Newcastle University logoScientists from Newcastle University have developed a "pioneering technique" to tackle inherited illnesses. Currently, around one in every 200 children is born with some form of health problem due to...
  • Study highlights need for new STI treatments Health Protection Agency A new sexual health study carried out in the UK has highlighted the need to develop new treatments for sexually-transmitted infections (STIs). According to the Health Protection Agency (HPA), the...
  • More people eating fruit and veg, survey finds Bowel cancer prevention: eat plenty of green vegetablesA growing number of people are following the World Health Organization's message and eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Research conducted by the food and grocery organisation IGD...
  • Mobile phone cancer study launched mobile phoneA study into the long-term effects of mobile phones and cancer was launched last week. If a link is discovered, more people could be needing cancer treatment in the future.
  • Laser eye surgery patient given surprise Optimax logoA laser eye surgery patient has been surprised to hear that she didn't require the procedure at all. Margaret Payne, who recently appeared on the BBC's Cash in the Attic series, had decided to spend...
  • 'Lack of contraception awareness' among women Birth control pillA leading pharmaceutical company has suggested that that some women are terminating pregnancies because they have been unaware of the contraceptive methods available to them.
  • Infertility treatment not related to child cancer, study shows University of MinnesotaChildren conceived from infertility treatment do not have a higher risk of developing infant leukaemia before its first year, a new study has found. Research by the University of Minnesota in...
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