Category: Health News

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Robotic sleeve ‘hugs’ failing hearts

Scientists have developed a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they are failing. The sleeve – made of material that mimics heart muscle – hugs the outside of the heart and squeezes...

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Teach children simple hygiene to help curb infections

NICE and PHE recommend children and young people are taught the importance of hand washing to tackle antimicrobial resistance. The guidance recommends children in nurseries and young people at university be taught when and...

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Look after older people this winter

News from Shropshire Council With the festive season upon us, Shropshire Council’s public health team is reminding people to take time to check on elderly neighbours or relatives who may be alone or vulnerable this...

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Faulty defibrillator warning

This afternoon, defibrillator manufacturer Lifepak have issued a faulty defibrillator warning. This relates to LIFEPAK CR Plus & LIFEPAK EXPRESS AEDs. People and organisations should check if they have the defibrillator models, LIFEPAK CR Plus...