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News : June 2010

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

  • Teeth whitening clinics – are they safe? New dental implant system offered in UKA new dental implant system could make the procedure more accessible as the cost has been lowered. Dr Simon Darfoor is offering the treatment in the UK at his dental centres in Harley Street and...
  • Mature woman Menopause prediction 'is possible'Scientists have developed a method of detecting when a woman is likely to hit the menopause. Led by Dr Fahimeh Rameani Tehrani, associate professor of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences...
  • suicide Lower IQ 'linked to suicide risk'A major study in Sweden has linked a lower IQ in early adulthood with a higher risk of suicide later in life. The study was conducted by Dr Finn Rasmussen from the Department of Public Health...
  • psychiatric care Link drawn between loneliness and stressA link has been drawn between feelings of loneliness and health problems. The University of Arizona has recently published two studies suggesting that feelings of detachment can lead to stress and...
  • knee surgery Knee surgery 'does not reduce arthritis risk'Surgical interventions to repair torn ligaments or cartilage in the knee does not reduce the risk of developing osteoarthritis, it has been suggested. A new study published in the medical journal...
  • Mencap Hospitals 'discriminating against patients with learning disabilities'People with learning disabilities are routinely neglected or even denied their dignity by healthcare providers, the findings of a new study suggest. A survey by Mencap found that around half of...
  • beer and pizza Football fans risking obesity?Football fans do not appear to be following in the healthy footsteps of their idols as a recent survey has revealed the extent of their unhealthy eating. During the tournament, one in ten...
  • man exercising in the gym 'Exercise more', men toldMen around the UK are being encouraged to work out more. The Men's Health Forum has picked on men over the age of 35 and those from ethnic backgrounds as the main offenders for not getting enough...
  • sick days Economy 'losing billions due to sick days'Sick days are costing the UK economy billions of pounds every year, it has been suggested. Figures from a study conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Pfizer found that the UK...
  • National Obesity Forum Eating habits 'can cut calories'Different eating habits can reduce the intake of calories, it has been suggested. According to Brian Wansik, leader of a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, said that by serving foods...
  • junior doctor Quality of doctors' training impacted by out-of-hoursThe quality of training received by junior doctors is negatively impacted when they are given responsibility for out-of-hours care provision. This is among the conclusions of a report conducted by...
  • dementia Dementia medication 'can prove unhelpful'Providing medication to sedate people with dementia can have a negative impact on the patient's health. This is according to Penny Hibbert, director of the Dementia Service Development Centre South...
  • Baaps logo Discussions launched to develop Europe-wide cosmetic surgery standardsDiscussions have been taking place in Brussels to develop Europe-wide standards for cosmetic surgery. The talk will mean that patients can have more confidence in the sector.
  • career woman Cosmetic surgery 'considered for career boost'Workers in the UK are considering undergoing cosmetic surgery procedures in order to boost their careers. A recent survey conducted by the MyFaceMyBody Show found that one in ten people would choose...
  • Obesity scales Cosmetic reasons 'one of best motivators for weight loss'Health and cosmetic factors are two of the best motivators for weight loss, according to one GP. Dr David Haslam, who also chairs the National Obesity Forum, opted for the two factors over money.
  • sleeping child Children 'need regular sleeping pattern'A recent report from SRI International has revealed the effects that sleeping patterns can have on children. According to the report, parents should help get their children into regular sleeping...
  • junk food Junk food tempting Brits towards obesity?Britons are giving into temptation and spending a large proportion of their weekly shopping bill on junk food. This is according to a recent study conducted by Lighterlife, which revealed that Brits...
  • Journeys Travel Insurance Five places where travel insurance is a mustPatrick Chong, managing director, Journeys Travel Insurance comments: "Many people are still tempted to scrimp on travel insurance, especially with short trips or visits to “safe” destinations...
  • retirement Pension age will rise earlyThe government is to speed up plans to raise the state pension age for men to 66, possibly by as early as 2016. Ministers will also raise the option of extending it further, perhaps to 70 and beyond...
  • Medicash logo Medicash goes quackers for charityLiverpool based cash plan provider Medicash is preparing to take to the water for the first ever Liverpool Duck Race on Saturday 10th July. The race hopes to raise £75,000 for Claire House Children's...
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