Junior Doctors Begin 4-Day Strike Amid NHS Concerns
NHS Providers Warns of Critical Services Under Strain
BMA Demands Pay Increase While Strikes Continue
Junior physicians have begun a four-day walkout, with health officials warning that the NHS cannot withstand further disruption.
The British Medical Association (BMA) members' strike began at 07:00 BST on...
Isometric Exercises Found Most Effective for Lowering Blood Pressure.
Researchers Challenge Current Exercise Recommendations for Hypertension.
Cardio and Other Exercises Beneficial, but Isometric Training Tops Them All.
According to new research, cardio, resistance training, and HIIT regimens were all beneficial for lowering blood pressure, but sitting still was superior.
Researchers have identified the...
Nutritionist Defends Organic Food Despite Higher Cost.
Organic Produce Contains More Polyphenols, Beneficial Antioxidants.
Tips for Incorporating Organic Foods and Reducing Chemical Additives in Diet.
You might find the price to be excessive.
Nevertheless, according to a prominent nutritionist, organic food is truly worth the extra cost.
Professor Tim Spector of King's College London...
Junior Physicians to Stage Fifth Strike in Pay Dispute
Strike Dates and Demands
BMA Urges Government to Resume Negotiations to Avert Strikes
In August, junior physicians in England will go on strike for four days, their fifth strike in this pay dispute.
The strike will begin on Friday, August 11 at 07:00 BST...
Improved Care for Women Who Experience Pregnancy Loss
Introduction of Voluntary Certificate for Parents of Babies Lost Before 24 Weeks
Independent Review Results in Commitments for Better Support and Recognition
Women who lose a baby during pregnancy have been assured better care, including more dignified means of collecting and storing the remains.
Longest strike: Junior doctors in England commence their longest strike over pay
Disruptions expected: NHS warns patients to expect significant disruptions during the strike
Pay discussions: Government refusal to negotiate before the protest described as "baffling" by junior doctors
The NHS has warned patients to expect significant disruptions as junior doctors in...
Smartwatch detects early signs of Parkinson's disease
Slower movement patterns may indicate Parkinson's risk
Smartwatch data can help identify individuals for clinical trials
A smartwatch could detect Parkinson's disease up to seven years before the onset of crucial symptoms.
People who are destined to develop Parkinson's disease are slower for years before diagnosis,...
Altruistic acts linked to reduced risk of chronic pain
Donating money and volunteering show positive impact on health
The health benefits of kindness and acts of compassion
Maintaining health and avoiding chronic pain requires regular exercise, a good food, and a healthy weight.
However, scientists have identified another, more unlikely factor that can...
A DIY dilemma: Self-medication or seeking medical help for finger injury?
Rise in self-medication: Survey reveals increasing number of individuals resorting to self-help
The case for self-care: Debate over the need to reduce reliance on medical professionals for minor ailments
To assure a healthy supply of winter greens, I planted kale seedlings...
Significant increase in type 1 diabetes cases among infants and adolescents during Covid-19
Researchers seek to understand the cause of the rise in diabetes diagnoses
Lockdown measures and reduced pathogen exposure may play a role in the increased incidence
Researchers have observed an unusual increase in the number of infants and adolescents...
NHS workforce plan: Doubling university spots and creating new roles to address staffing shortages
Challenges and concerns: Poor working conditions, delayed plan, and need for staff compensation
Training and retention initiatives: Apprenticeships, shortened medical degrees, and efforts to improve employee retention and career development
A huge NHS England workforce strategy will train...
The Controversial Concept of 'Indulgence Days' in Diets
Benefits of Incorporating Cheat Days into a Healthy Diet
Research and Studies on the Effects of Indulgence Days on Weight Loss and Adherence
The 'indulgence day' is a controversial concept within the diet community.
Some view it as a brief reprieve from a strict diet,...
Ofgem raises energy price limit.
Energy costs to fluctuate in 2024.
Transition to sustainable energy needed.
In January, the energy regulator Ofgem will increase its price limit for the average annual household energy bills to £1,898, marking a £64 rise, as per research firm Cornwall Insight.
A commonly accepted forecast predicted that energy...
UAW strike affects US economy.
Demands for higher pay.
Automakers face challenges.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is expanding its strike against some of America's largest automobile manufacturers, extending the dispute over pay and benefits into its third week.
Ford and General Motors union leader Shawn Fain said 7,000 more workers will...
Millions encouraged to book online flu jabs.
Accelerated vaccination due to new Covid variant.
Eligibility and booking options available.
Starting Monday, millions will be urged to book flu vaccinations online, aiming to ease the strain on the NHS this winter.
In response to the new Covid variant, NHS officials sped up the vaccination...
Texan couple arrested for selling endangered animals.
Illegal sale of jaguar and margay.
Face federal prison and fines.
Rafael Gutierrez-Galvan, 29, and Deyanira Garza, 28, may face up to five years in federal prison and a possible $20,000 fine if convicted of attempting to sell the endangered jaguar and margay.