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Womb cancer link to diet, exercise and possibly coffee

<b>The risk of womb cancer can be reduced by exercise, diet and possibly drinking coffee, research suggests.</b><p>Almost half of cases of womb cancer in the UK - about 3,700 a year - could be prevented through keeping slim and active, a review of data shows.<p>Researchers at Imperial College, London, say women …

Bladder botox to treat incontinence

<b>Botox injections can now be offered as a treatment for urinary incontinence, says England's NHS drugs watchdog.</b><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says female patients should have free access to the drug, better known as an anti-wrinkle aid.<p>Some five million women in England and …

Why are people buying Vitamin K supplements?

<b>There's been a wave of supplements launched containing Vitamin K, particularly K2. Why do people take them?</b><p>Not everybody will have heard of Vitamin K2.<p>But more and more of us are consuming it in supplements, according to market research firm Mintel.<p>It says new food, drink, vitamin and supplement …

NHS whistle-blower guidelines published by NMC

<b>NHS staff who want to raise concerns about patient care are to be assisted with new guidelines issued by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).</b><p>Nurse Helene Donnelly, who turned whistle-blower to expose failings in care at Stafford Hospital in 2007 and 2008, has backed the guidance.<p>She said health …

What do GP commissioning changes mean for patients in England?

The Health and Social Care Act, which came into force earlier this year, has brought about one of the biggest changes to the NHS in its history.<p>Inside Out looks at these changes and asks what the new GP commissioning system means for patients.<p>Many GPs like Dr Patel, who works in East Grinstead, …

New hospital inspection regime targets poor care

<b>A new hospital inspection regime for England is getting under way, with the chief inspector promising to "expose poor and mediocre" care.</b><p>The Care Quality Commission agreed to overhaul its inspections following the Stafford Hospital scandal.<p>Inspectors will visit Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, in …

Mentally ill people held by police too often - watchdogs

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/988000/988086_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524691017_f7fa5848e87c7bbadedc298a5fb48c1c<p><b>Too many mentally ill people are being held in police cells, say four watchdog bodies in England and Wales.</b><p>A report from the four bodies covering …

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20 Photos from the Woods by Andrew Evans

Andrew Evans is a self taught, 26-year-old photographer who currently lives in Kent, England. He loves incorporating sunrises, vivid color, and …

The bridge opens to pedestrian traffic a day before the grand opening, May 1937.

The Milky Way over the Burning Bush

The Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

One of the best known symbols of spring in Japan are the magnificent pink Japanese cherry trees, also called sakura. Starting in mid-March, the …

Fashion Zoo Animals

Barcelona-based graphic artist Yago Partal offers photo manipulations featuring various animals in different outfits, dress from the most stylish …

'Most family doctors' have given a patient a placebo drug

<b>Most family doctors have given a placebo to at least one of their patients, survey findings suggest.</b><p>In a poll, 97% of 783 GPs admitted that they had recommended a sugar pill or a treatment with no established efficacy for the ailment their patient came in with.<p>The PLOS One study authors say this …

Burn dressing 'lights up' to signal an infection

<b>Scientists have developed a medical dressing that 'lights up' when a burn is infected.</b><p>It could be lifesaving in young children with serious burns in whom infections can rapidly become fatal, the Bath researchers said.<p>A prototype dressing, which glows under UV light when it detects harmful bacteria, …

Bacteria find 'key to treating obesity without surgery'

<b>Weight loss after gastric band surgery may be partly caused by changes to micro-organisms that live in the gut, say US researchers.</b><p>A study in mice has shown that surgery causes different types of bacteria to colonise the gut.<p>Transferring samples of those bacteria into healthy mice caused them to …