Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Health

Health

Stable genius: Britain’s first guide horse for blind people

An American miniature horse is training to become a faithful assistant to a visually impaired man from Lancashire – and causing quite a stir on the streets of Blackburn Mohammed Salim Patel with Digby...

I miss the NHS every day – Trump is wrong to demonise British healthcare...

Even in crisis, the NHS is vastly superior to the US’s inefficient, unfair system. Why aren’t Americans out on the streets marching for something like it? The US spends almost £7,200 per capita each...

Figures show rise in malnutrition deaths in England and Wales

Malnutrition was underlying cause of 66 deaths in 2016 and a contributory factor in 285 more An NHS hospital ward. The number of deaths from malnutrition was the highest in a decade. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Malnutrition...

E-cigarettes should be on sale in hospital shops, health body says

More could be done to get people to switch to products that are safer than smoking cigarettes, say Public Health England Wrongly, thousands of smokers think vaping is just as dangerous as cigarettes. Photograph:...

Here’s what Americans need to know about the UK’s health system | James Ball

Donald Trump’s criticisms of the NHS suggest he doesn’t know much about our system – or the one he presides over ‘It’s true that thousands of people took to the streets over the weekend...

Disability equality on juries a sham

Blindness and visual impairment It is apparently beyond the wit of either the jury summoning office or the courts to take note of what is needed to serve as a juror if you can’t...

Former Facebook and Google workers launch campaign to fight tech addiction

Campaign to highlights potential harm of digital platforms and social media on young people, alongside a call to regulate tech companies Research found teenagers consume an average of nine hours of media per day,...

Every NHS trust tested for cybersecurity has failed, officials admit

Data and computer security Assessments after WannaCry attack reveal vulnerabilities across whole of health system The NHS warned customers of problems with IT last year when it was hit by a major cyber attack. Photograph: Mike...

Have you experienced burnout due to overwork?

We’d like to understand more about the effects of psychological burnout because of overwork. Share your experiences and tell us what helped you through it Has work ever become too much for you? Photograph: Alamy We’d...

Trump claims pro-NHS marches show universal healthcare doesn't work

Thousands protested in London on Saturday in support of NHS Farage says on Fox and Friends immigration is breaking system A Boris Johnson impersonator lies in a makeshift hospital bed next to an effigy of...

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Who's the best boy? Robot pup v real dog

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