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NICE approves minimally invasive laser therapy for benign prostate disease

United Kingdom - June 14 2016 Most men aged over 60 have some form of enlargement of the prostate gland and around 13,000 men in the UK are thought to have non-cancerous…

Thousands of heart attack deaths linked to NHS failure to follow recommended international guidelines

United Kingdom - May 10 2016 Research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and carried out by two universities has found that around 33,000 deaths were avoidable if heart…

Concern for patient safety as junior doctors extend strike to emergency care

United Kingdom - April 26 2016 The long-running dispute between the Government and around 37,000 junior doctors represented by the BMA shows no signs of resolution. These junior…

Death of student nurse blamed on inadequate NHS resources

United Kingdom - February 16 2016 An inquest has concluded the death of a student nurse in September 2015 could have been avoided if an ambulance had reached her sooner. Lisa Day had…

Nice guidance warning: no safe way to tan

United Kingdom - February 9 2016 The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued guidance warning that there is no safe limit of exposure to the sun. The…