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Treatment news : March 2010

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

  • HCA hospitals pioneer revolutionary real time hygiene auditing system HCA InternationalHCA's six leading independent hospitals in central London have all been awarded the top five star status for cleanliness and safety in the first UK survey by the revolutionary electronic Quality...
  • 'Pregnancy safe' for breast cancer survivors A woman performing a self examination for breast cancerResearch into a collection of studies has revealed that women who have suffered from breast cancer in the past would not face an increased risk of death from the disease should they choose to have...
  • PepsiCo commits to healthier foods crispsOne of the world's largest food and drink manufacturers has pledged to make its products less damaging to health. PepsiCo, which is behind such brands as Walkers, Tropicana and Pepsi-Cola, announced...
  • Breast cancer screening 'saves lives' mammogram machineBreast cancer screening has come under criticism for unnecessarily sending women for surgery for cancer. However, a new study conducted by scientists at the Wolfson Institute of Preventative Medicine...
  • Weight loss surgery 'best treatment for morbid obesity' GravitasA group of surgeons has claimed that weight loss surgery is the best way to tackle morbid obesity. Mike Parker, chief executive of Gravitas, has called for GPs to ask any questions they may have...
  • Weight loss requires 'one hour a day exercise' Obese personA study has suggested that middle-aged women require around an hour's exercise a day in order to lose weight through exercise. Conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Harvard, the...
  • Study claims 'walnuts reduce cancerous tumours' Prostate cancer: What is a PSA test?A study conducted in the US has revealed that eating walnuts could reduce the effect of prostate cancer. The research was carried out by the US Department of Agriculture Western Regional Research...
  • Treatment could 'cut child disability' young people suffering from brain damageA pioneering treatment, used on children in Bristol, could help prevent the number of young people suffering from brain damage. The development of the treatment was lead by Professor Andrew Whitelaw...
  • U.K. Preventive Medicine® Launches The Prevention Plan in the UK U.K. Preventive Medicine®U.K. Preventive Medicine® are delighted to announce the launch of their next generation prevention solution called The Prevention Plan™. First integrated solution to primary, secondary and tertiary...
  • Society 'accustomed' to large portions Portions of fruit, veg and salad have not grownToday's society has become accustomed to eating larger portions of food, an unusual new study has revealed. Conducted by scientists from Cornell University, the research looked at 52 versions of the...
  • Seaweed could cut obesity levels seaweedNew research has suggested the seaweed could be used to tackle obesity levels. According to the latest statistics from the Department of Health, around 60 per cent of adults in England are obese.
  • Prostate cancer tests 'not being offered' Prostate cancer awarness Men enquiring about a blood test for prostate cancer detection are being turned away by their GPs, a new study has suggested. The report, carried out by the Prostate Cancer Charity, found that a...
  • Poor dental health linked to premature birth dental hygiene during pregnancyMothers have been advised to take good care of their teeth during pregnancy as a study has suggested that gum disease could be linked to premature births.
  • Obesity 'similar to drug addiction' chocolate is addictive?Obesity could be triggered by 'pleasure mechanisms' similar to those involved in drug addiction. People who are struggling to keep their weight down may be reassured that they could be facing an...
  • Obesity 'linked to depression' BOSPA logoAccess to psychological services should be part of obesity treatment, according to the director of the British Obesity Surgery Patients Association (BOSPA).
  • Obese have 'distorted perception' of body image obese manSome people could be putting off obesity treatment due to distorted images of their bodies. Research conducted by bariatric surgeon David Kerrigan, has revealed that 50 per cent of weight loss...
  • Moderate alcohol intake 'prevents weight gain' moderate alcohol intakeWomen have been warned not to follow the results of some recent research to the letter. A study conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, found that women who did not drink any alcohol...
  • Celebs 'increasing mental health awareness' Royal College of PsychiatristsCelebrities may be the cause of a growing number of diagnoses of bi-polar disorder. Dr Diana Chan and Dr Lester Sireling, psychiatrists from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, have suggested that...
  • Men encouraged to talk about cancer treatment Prostate Cancer Charity logoA cancer charity has encouraged people to be more open about their illness to allow doctors to provide them with effective cancer treatment.
  • Majority of UK residents 'have experienced stress' psychiatric careA new piece of research has revealed that the majority of people in the UK have experienced mental health problems at one point or another in their lives.
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