A new survey by the eating disorder charity Beat suggests that most sufferers are trapped in a six year cycle of treatment, recovery and relapse.
More than 4,000 children in west Wales are waiting years for orthodontic treatment because a lack of money has caused a huge backlog, it has been claimed.
Sex education should be compulsory in all primary and secondary schools, with sufficient curriculum time devoted to the subject and specialist training for teachers, according to a new Commons education select committee report.
The increased health risks faced by obese & overweight women and their babies may be reversible as they are mostly caused by damage to egg cells according to scientists.
Why do we need to care about poverty? Ian Leech presents a
strong case that it affects us all, not just those experiencing it. He also
references projects which offer hope of breaking the cycle of worthlessness,
ill health and deprivation experienced by the families and individuals affected
Today, in the UK, 3.7 million children (more than one in
five) are living in absolute poverty (where income is adjusted for inflation)
(DWP, 2014). Under current government policies an expected 600,000 more
children will be dragged into the bracket by 2015/16 (Browne et al, 2013).
Neonatal sepsis is a dangerous and potentially
life-threatening infection. However, raising awareness that the symptoms warrant
a swift hospital referral and treatment can help to reduce infant morbidity. Emily Kirkham, Dr Paul Heaton and
Dr Siba Paul alert you to the key signs