Labour promises 100,000 extra child dental appointments

Labour promises 100,000 extra child dental appointments

Labour has promised to create 100,000 extra dental appointments for children, in a bid to clear backlogs in England. The new appointments will be for urgent and emergency care and on evenings and weekends, according to Labour’s plan if they win the general election. Access to an NHS dentist has become increasingly difficult in many … Read more

Cardiac patients need to be extra cautious during Diwali, Tech-innovation to help prevent after effects – ET HealthWorld

Cardiac patients need to be extra cautious during Diwali, Tech-innovation to help prevent after effects – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: IHL has developed a tech-driven Heart Health Calculator, which serves as a preventive tool that helps in heart risk assessment using several factors, including age, BMI, BP and cholesterol levels. Senior Cardiologist and Padma Shri Awardee at Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, Dr Mohsin Wali said, “Heart diseases are preventable, and besides lifestyle … Read more

Just One Extra Drink a Day May Change the Brain

Just One Extra Drink a Day May Change the Brain

March 10, 2021 — It’s no secret that heavy drinking is linked to potential health problems, from liver damage to a higher risk of cancer. But most people probably wouldn’t think a nightcap every evening is much of a health threat. Now, new evidence suggests even one drink a day is linked to detectable changes … Read more

Extra Covid booster in spring for over-75s and high risk

Extra Covid booster in spring for over-75s and high risk

“With community infection rate still stubbornly high, there is ample opportunity yet for another variant with higher case fatality rate to emerge before the proposed autumn campaign – and if it does perhaps this advice may yet be regretted, given that it’s a long time to wait for autumn,” said Prof Penny Ward, visiting professor … Read more

Extra 10 Minutes of Daily Activity Could Save Lives

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Americans, get up out of that chair and get moving. If everyone between 40 and 85 years of age were active just 10 minutes more a day, it could save more than 110,000 U.S. lives a year, a large study reports. “Our projections are based … Read more