Botox may be useful in treating stomach cancers
"Botox may have cancer fighting role," BBC News reports after research involving mice found using Botox to block nerve signals to the stomach may help slow the growth of stomach cancers. Botox,...
'Fat and 30' link to dementia is inconclusive
“People as young as 30 who are obese may be at greater risk [of dementia],” The Independent reports.
This UK study examined a set 14-year period (1998 to 2011) and looked at whether NHS hospital...
New BloodMobile Unit takes to the road - Poots
Health Minister Edwin Poots today visited the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service to acknowledge the new BloodMobile Unit which has just recently been deployed in Northern Ireland.
Publication of Children Order Child Protection and Referral Statistics for Northern Ireland (quarter ending 30 June 2014)
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has today published the ‘Children Order Child Protection and Referral Statistics for Northern Ireland (quarter ending 30 June 2014)’.
Data users invited to define outputs for new survey on youth
What About Youth? is a new Department of Health study which aims to make im....[20/8/2014]
Is breastfeeding inability causing depression?
Mothers who plan, but are unable, to breastfeed their babies are more likely to suffer from postnatal depression, report BBC News and The Independent.
A study of 14,000 women in England found that...
Common antibiotic linked to 'tiny' rise in heart deaths
An antibiotic given to millions of people in the UK to treat chest infections has been linked to an increased risk of heart death, report The Daily Telegraph and The Independent.
A Danish study of...
Are good neighbours really life-savers?
“Having good neighbours can help cut heart attack risk,” reports The Independent.
The paper reports on a nationally representative US study of over 5,000 adults over the age of 50.
McCausland Launches Northern Social Enterprise Hub
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has officially opened the Northern Zone Social Enterprise Hub at Ballymena’s Ecos Centre.
Advances in Health Care Organization Theory, 2nd Edition
Explore the evolution of organization theory in the health care sector
Advances in Health Care Organization Theory, 2nd Edition,introduces students in health administration to the fields of...