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41. New fight over risks to children of passive smoking

THE Government has launched an advertising campaign on the hidden dangers of secondhand smoke to young children New TV and radio adverts in England will show that smoking by a window or the back door does not protect youngsters from harmful effects According to figures from the Royal College of Physicians millions of children in the UK are exposed to secondhand smoke that ... Read More

42. Middlesbrough has highest hospital admissions for poisoning injuries

MIDDLESBROUGH has the highest rate of hospital admissions due to poisoning injuries in the country according to new data The South West Public Health Observatory SWPHO has released the latest Injury Profiles for Local Authorities in England which puts Middlesbrough at the top of the league for poisoning injuries closely followed by Redcar and Cleveland in fourth The figures ... Read More

43. New drug may halt spread of killer hospital bug

A new antibiotic could help stem the spread of a notorious hospital bug by preventing recurrent infections new research suggests Almost 27000 cases of the Clostridium difficile C diff infection were reported in the UK last year In 2010 C diff caused 2704 deaths The bug spread by poor personal hygiene mostly afflicts people with weakened immune systems and is a significant ... Read More

44. Hope of a painfree needle to end injection trauma

Who would argue with a painfree injection Nobody loves the thought of a needle piercing their skin least of all doctors and dentists who have to deal with stressed and anxious patients Scientists have been working on this problem for a while but a young British inventor based in Somerset may have come up with the solution Oliver Blackwells device looks like the typica ... Read More

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