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Format: 2014-10-22
Format: 2014-10-22

VIDEO: GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

22 Oct 2014
Doctors in England will receive £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.

GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

22 Oct 2014
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.

Mentally ill put in police cells

22 Oct 2014
Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report.

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

21 Oct 2014
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Depression after heart attack more common in women

21 Oct 2014
Women are more likely than men to develop anxiety and depression following a heart attack, new research suggests. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020, depression will be the second...

Dementia carers needed for study

21 Oct 2014
An ongoing study into the health and wellbeing of people who provide care to their spouses with dementia, is recruiting for volunteers. Currently in Ireland, around 48,000 people have dementia and...

'Tissue of lies' over health service

21 Oct 2014
Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for telling a "tissue of lies" about the state of the Welsh NHS.

Cardiac disorders prevalent among pediatric liver transplant patients

21 Oct 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Metabolic syndrome and other cardiac disorders were prevalent among a population of pediatric liver transplant recipients, according to data presented at the ACG Annual Scientific...

Mortality associated with aortic dissection improved in recent years

21 Oct 2014
From 2000 to 2011, mortality rates improved for patients with aortic dissection while hospitalization rates remained stable during the same period.Researchers analyzed Medicare data from 2000 to 2011...

Cut in winter heating guidance

21 Oct 2014
Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.

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