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Last update: Friday 18th October
 
A major consultation is set to be ordered into NHS-funded IVF treatments offered to couples desperate for a child – to end one of the health service’s most controversial postcode lotteries.
HealthThe Sentinel
 
Britons are being exposed to harmful chemicals from birth, with even mothers' breast milk containing a high concentration of flame retardants.The warning comes from the Commons environmental audit committee, in a report which has raised concerns about flame-retardant chemicals used on home furnishings.
HealthSky News
 
The world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, calling on the UK to be a “leader not a laggard” in one of the world’s fastest growing major industries.
HealthThe Guardian
 
Austerity, inequality and job insecurity are bad for mental health and governments should counteract them if they want to face up to the rising prevalence of mental illness, the UN’s top health envoy has said.
HealthThe Guardian
 
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests. This is due to the risk of cancer in parts of the body such as the bowel, liver and oesophagus, according to the team of researchers from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Bangor University and University of Southampton
HealthThe Sentinel
 
Sperm counts have been declining in recent decades and various studies have pointed to poor diet as a significant cause. A groundbreaking investigation has established that teenagers who favour high-fat and processed foods like pizzas, chips and snacks are killing off sperm-producing cells that can never be replaced.
HealthThe Telegraph
 
Millions of drivers suffer stress when taking their vehicle for an MOT, a new survey suggests. Some 59% find the test stressful, a poll of 2,001 UK motorists commissioned by Co-op Insurance indicated.
HealthThe Sentinel
 
The NHS is paying private firms an “eye-watering” £181m a year to look after people with serious mental health problems in units often hundreds of miles from their homes. A shortage of NHS mental health beds in England means it is being forced to hand companies such as the Priory and Cygnet Health Care larger sums each year, official figures show.
HealthThe Guardian
 
The NHS is unable to train enough GPs and nurses to meet demand and the situation is at crisis point, leading health experts have warned.
HealthThe Sentinel, 21st March 2019
 
A major consultation is set to be ordered into NHS-funded IVF treatments offered to couples desperate for a child – to end one of the health service’s most controversial postcode lotteries.
HealthThe Sentinel, 20th March 2019
 
Smoking potent forms of cannabis greatly increases the risk of serious mental illness, a major study has found. Taking any version of the drug daily was found to triple the chances of developing psychosis. Scientists carried out the study at 11 sites in five countries across Europe, as well as one in Brazil.
HealthThe Sentinel, 20th March 2019
 
'Pink drink' brain cancer treatment rolled out across NHS could save thousands of lives. A liquid, known as 5-ALA, uses a fluorescent dye to make cancerous cells show up under a blue light. This enables surgeons to more precisely target brain tumour tissue during surgery to remove it, and helps to spare healthy brain cells.Research suggests a whole tumour can be successfully removed in 70% of cases where 5-ALA is used.
HealthSky News
 
Thousands of new mothers could be spared painful infections by being given antibiotics as a matter of course after birth, a study finds. Oxford University scientists say all women who undergo assisted birth should be provided the drugs, after research found the policy almost halved the maternal infection rate. The study found that only about one in 10 women suffered an infection if given antibiotics, compared with about one in 20 of those given a placebo drug.
HealthThe Telegraph 13th may 2019
 
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests. This is due to the risk of cancer in parts of the body such as the bowel, liver and oesophagus, according to the team of researchers from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Bangor University and University of Southampton.
HealthThe Sentinel, 28th March 2019
 
It has been revealed that NHS prescriptions for antidepressants has doubled over the past decade. Last year 70.9 million prescriptions were issued for drugs that combat serious mental health issues. That's up from 36 million in 2008.
HealthChristianity May 2019
 
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