HEALTH

 

Warning for Brits as Zika discovered in Kent



CHINA , HEALTH, UK October 20, 2016


(Photo: Asian Tiger Mosquito/Pixabay) A mosquito with eggs that could potentially transmit Zika has been discovered for the very first time in United Kingdom.  The eggs were discovered near Folkestone in Kent, south-east En...

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Bird flu breakthrough for British scientists



CHINA , HEALTH, UK October 14, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay)  Scientists in Edinburgh have published a new report today to help quell the rapid spread of bird flu worldwide. By monitoring the migration routes of wild birds, experts have high hopes data collected will...

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Smokers and Obese banned from surgery in parts of UK



HEALTH, UK October 07, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) An NHS group is planning to cut costs by denying operations for six months to smokers and obese people. NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) say the restriction only concerns patie...

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Obesity not just greediness - it's in our genes



CHINA , HEALTH, UK October 05, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) We're all familiar with that common dilemma come lunchtime - Do I opt for the tantalizing fatty option or go for the somber, yet, healthy salad? Well, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge, the...

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Cure to HIV in the hands of Man from London?



CHINA , HEALTH, UK October 03, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) A huge breakthrough in the fight towards ending HIV could be in the hands of a man from London.  According to tests, the blood of 44 year old man - who was previously HIV positive - is now scientifically ri...

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