General News

News from the wider world of healing, healthcare and wellbeing

15th February 2016

A 36-year long study has linked an overactive thyroid with an increased risk of breast cancer in women.  read more

21st January 2016

Researchers have called for GPs to offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for all patients that have not responded to antidepressants  read more

4th January 2016

Junior doctors in England are set to take industrial action after talks between the BMA and NHS Employers failed to produce an agreement  read more

10th December 2015

For the first time, NICE has offered guidance on the menopause to ensure women 'get the help they need from their GP to manage their symptoms'.  read more

13th November 2015

The Department of Health is looking at blacklisting homeopathic products to stop them being prescribed on the NHS says Pulse today  read more

4th February 2016

The Forum of Private Business accused Holland & Barrett of making a "smash and grab raid" on the trade after H&B suppliers were told to cut prices  read more

7th January 2016

Cancer Research UK wants a 9pm watershed ban on TV advertising of junk food and is backing the call for a tax on sugary drinks  read more

17th December 2015

US think-tank the Commonwealth Fund has found that UK GPs are more stressed and dissatisfied than their counterparts in the world's wealthiest nations  read more

10th December 2015

Talking therapy and anti-depressants are equally effective for treating major depressive disorder, therefore GPs should offer both, say researchers  read more

11th November 2015

The Daily Mail explains why you could get alternative health treatment on the NHS  read more