Category Archives: Most Significant

Threats to Mankind from Drug Resistant Bacteria and Viruses

The risk of an end to the human race may sound like science fiction. However, there are only a small number of threats that could theoretically lead to the extinction of mankind. The four main concerns that most experts share … Continue reading

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Involving patients – informing patients

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing.’ By Katrina Glaister, Quality Directorate Facilitator, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust In 2010, in a radical shift in health strategy, the White Paper, ‘Equity and excellence: Liberating … Continue reading

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Monday round-up: Obesity, free choice, technology and brains

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP has begun the morning tweeting about obesity apropos her conversation with Dr Hilary Cass, President of the Royal Society of Paediactrics and Child Health on Politics Home. We agree with both of them – stricter planning … Continue reading

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Cancer Vaccines, toothbrushing and publicising bugs

The most significant health story this weekend was the publication of trials showing that a vaccine had been created that prevented mice from developing breast cancer. This is an exciting development because breast cancer is still such a killer (though … Continue reading

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