'Fifty-year-olds with slightly raised blood pressure are at an increased risk of getting dementia in later life' The Independent reports
"Link found between severe eczema and heart problems," reports The Guardian.
"More than 1.5 million heart flutter patients should be on blood-thinning drugs to prevent stroke, study says," reports The Telegraph.
'Women with apple-shaped bodies are ‘more likely to suffer heart attacks than those who are pear-shaped’ the Daily Mirror reports, as a new study found a link between increased waist size and heart attack
The latest official news on the swine flu pandemic, from the UK and around the world, from NHS Choices.
"Almost 2,000 British children a year die from 'avoidable' causes because family doctors lack training in paediatric care," The Independent alarmingly claims. The story comes from a review of health services for children across 15 countries...
'Just one cigarette a day is ‘almost as dangerous as 20 – hiking your heart attack and stroke risk by 40%’' The Sun reports
Newspapers have warned of an invading moth that can pose a risk to human health. The media warns that in its caterpillar stage, the oak processionary moth is covered in tiny hairs that can cause severe asthma attacks and allergic reactions.
The Mail Online has reported that, “Women are three times more likely to die after a heart attack than men”, while BBC News said that, “Fewer women would die if given the same treatment as men”.