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Anxiety and depression linked to increased cancer death risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were tak ...

Dianabol (Dbol)

Dianabol has earned so many monikers over the years that its reputation precedes it. It’s called ‘ The Granddaddy of Anabolic steroids ’ and ‘ The Nectar of the Gods ’. There are rumors that Arnold Schwarzenegger used to pop Dianabol pills, based on a del ...

Know your rights: Supports during cocooning

Following Government advice, many older people need to minimize their risk of infection by staying at home during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. This is called cocooning and is advised for everyone over 70 and other medically vulnerable people. ...

Know your rights: COVID-19 and funerals

If someone close to you has just died, or you know someone who has recently been bereaved, you may have concerns about planning the funeral during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have put together some information about wakes and funerals. ...

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! The post Hello world! appeared first on CancerNI.net. ...

COVID-19 support and resources

ASO has been busy collating information alongside EASO to provide support and ideas for members and their patients to draw on during the Coronavirus outbreak. Visit our web page for healthy mind and body tips, campaigns to get behind, resources and much m ...

Smokers at greater risk of severe respiratory disease from COVID-19

Emerging evidence from China shows smokers with COVID-19 are 14 times more likely to develop severe respiratory disease. ...

New guidance provides much-needed clarity for GPs on PPE, says College

Responding to new guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline clinicians, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "It is crucial that healthcare professionals on the frontline of tackling the COVID-19 pan ...

New personal protective equipment (PPE) guidance for NHS teams

UK Government and NHS leaders publish new guidance about PPE for NHS teams who are likely to come into contact with patients with COVID-19. ...

RCGP clarification on the use of Roth scores in the assessment of patients with potential COVID-19

The Royal College of GPs has been working with University of Oxford regarding developing guidelines for general practitioners during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Roth score was initially thought to be a useful approach to assessing patients remotely. Howeve ...

Using the COVID-19 crisis to build a better future for all

President Michael D Higgins, in his interview with Pat Kenny on Newstalk on Friday March 27th, highlighted that during this COVID-19 crisis we have learned undeniable lessons which must lead us to fundamentally question how we have been doing things up to ...

Joint statement on advance care planning

The importance of having a personalised care plan in place, especially for older people, people who are frail or have other serious conditions has never been more important than it is now during the Covid 19 Pandemic. Where a person has capacity, as defin ...

Preliminary Guidance on Minimising Risk of Transmission of Respiratory Virus in GP Practice v2.0

Preliminary Guidance on Minimising Risk of Transmission of Respiratory Virus in GP Practice v2.0 Health Protection Surveillance Centre; Cormican, Martin There is evidence of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the community including residential care settings. I ...

Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Ireland Report prepared by HPSC on 01/04/2020 for NPHET

Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Ireland Report prepared by HPSC on 01/04/2020 for NPHET Health Protection Surveillance Centre This report includes data as of 1st April 2020 13:10 for events created on CIDR up to midnight Monday 30th March 2020. ...

New advice for safe funerals after discussions with faith leaders

Public Health England has published new guidance to ensure funerals are conducted safely, consistent with social distancing principles. ...

Transparency data: PHE spend over £25,000: December 2019

Details of Public Health England transactions over £25,000 in December 2019. ...

Transparency data: PHE government procurement card spend over £500: December 2019

Details of Public Health England (PHE)'s government procurement card expenditure over £500. ...

Corporate report: Civil Service people survey 2019: Public Health England results

Public Health England (PHE) results for the Civil Service people survey 2019. ...

Community health and care leaders call on the Cabinet Secretary to take urgent action to protect those caring for the most sick and vulnerable during Coronavirus

Organisations representing the community health and social care workforce across Scotland have today written jointly to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to call for urgent action to be taken to protect those caring for the most sick and vulnerab ...

Official Statistics: NDNS: assessment of salt intake in adults, England 2018 to 2019

Data on estimated salt intake in adults in England aged 19 to 64 years. Published as part of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey. ...

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