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MDA: Endotracheal Tube

The Medical Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has released a Medical Device Alert (MDA) on endotracheal tubes. Please click here for information on the product codes being recalled and the action required.

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Worry 'ups men's diabetes risk'
7/28/2008 @ 1:15 AM

Anxiety, depression and sleepless nights increase the risk of diabetes in men, a study by Swedish researchers suggests.

GPs' sexual health care 'patchy'
7/28/2008 @ 1:00 AM

Action is needed to address the "patchy" level of sexual health care offered by GPs in England, a report says.

Obesity gene 'affects appetite'
7/28/2008 @ 12:39 AM

The first gene clearly linked to obesity appears to make it harder for children to tell when they are full, UK research suggests.

Immune clue to pregnancy danger
7/27/2008 @ 6:08 PM

The body's immune system may cause a common condition which is potentially dangerous for pregnant women and their babies.

Face of hope
7/27/2008 @ 1:19 AM

A toddler helping to boost heart research funds

Trans-fats banned in California
7/26/2008 @ 4:14 AM

California becomes the first US state to ban trans-fats, chemically altered vegetable oils linked to heart disease.

Deaf boy speaks
7/26/2008 @ 1:42 AM

Notebook find could end 350-year-old science dispute

Warning over blood-taking method
7/26/2008 @ 1:22 AM

A UK expert has warned people who take blood not to allow patients to tightly clench their fists as it can confuse results.

Having fat friends may raise your own risk of obesity
7/25/2008 @ 10:53 AM

People are subconsciously influenced by the weight of those around them, researchers suggest.

H2O power
7/25/2008 @ 10:23 AM

The study that claimed water has a memory

Hospital car parking fine warning
7/25/2008 @ 6:48 AM

A time limit for free car parking in a hospital could cause problems for people whose appointments overrun, a patients group says.

'Wrong bras' can damage breasts
7/25/2008 @ 12:15 AM

Women who wear the wrong kind of bra could be damaging their breasts, researchers warn.

HIV drugs 'add 13 years of life'
7/25/2008 @ 12:11 AM

Life expectancy for people with HIV has increased by 13 years on average since the late 1990s, a survey suggests.

Lifestyle 'should hit' IVF access
7/25/2008 @ 12:06 AM

Almost half of fertility experts say access to IVF should be conditional, a survey finds.

US cancer boss in mobiles warning
7/24/2008 @ 5:56 PM

The director of a top US cancer research institute warns thousands of staff of possible risks from mobile phone use.

'Teen toddler'
7/24/2008 @ 4:13 PM

The struggle of living with a child who has ADHD

Suspension for 'suicide' case GP
7/24/2008 @ 4:12 PM

A Glasgow GP is suspended for six months by the General Medical Council after prescribing sleeping tablets to a suicidal patient.

Homeopathy prescriptions falling
7/24/2008 @ 3:11 PM

GP prescriptions for homeopathy have nearly halved in two years, figures show.

Middle-aged 'fitter' than young
7/24/2008 @ 11:57 AM

Middle-aged men and women in England are more likely to play sport than younger people, research suggests.

Diet 'can flavour mother's milk'
7/24/2008 @ 7:05 AM

Flavours in a nursing mother's snack can find their way into her breast milk within minutes, research suggests.

Soy foods 'reduce sperm numbers'
7/24/2008 @ 12:07 AM

A regular diet of even modest amounts of food containing soy may halve sperm concentrations, scientists suggest.

Low uptake mars chlamydia testing
7/24/2008 @ 12:00 AM

Chlamydia screening in England reached just a third of those it should have in its first full year, the BBC learns.

From BBC Health
6/17/2008 @ 11:19 AM

The aches and pains of fibromyalgia

Medical notes
6/16/2008 @ 4:57 PM

A comprehensive guide to clinical conditions

8/7/2007 @ 10:30 AM

Reports, circulars, reviews and publications about dental services.

Monthly CJD statistics
8/6/2007 @ 3:18 PM

Press releases on CJD statistics.

Learning disabilities
8/6/2007 @ 10:50 AM

People with learning disabilities are one of the most vulnerable groups in society, and the Government is committed to improving their life chances. The Department of Health has worked with several other Government departments on a white paper (originally announced as a strategy last Autumn by the Secretary of State) designed to improve support for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities
8/6/2007 @ 10:44 AM

The independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities has invited written information from professionals, people with learning disabilities, their carers, families and all others with an interest in ensuring adults and children with learning disabilities receive appropriate treatment in the NHS.

David Nicholson CBE
8/3/2007 @ 3:21 PM

As NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson CBE ensures that the Department provides strategic leadership for the NHS and social care.

Pregnancy timeline
12/23/2004 @ 1:42 PM

A week by week guide to pregnancy taking in how the baby develops, changes to the mother and key scan dates.

Cancer: The facts
1/30/2004 @ 11:57 AM

The disease tends to affect older people - but can strike at any time.

Heart disease and stroke
2/14/2003 @ 12:26 PM

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