Category: Health News

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Drones to be tested for Japanese ambulance use

The trials will involve medics flying medicines, defibrillators and other medical supplies to places where airborne delivery will be faster than on land. KYUSHU, Japan — First responders will test the use of drones to help...

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PHE publishes new advice on vitamin D

PHE is advising that 10 micrograms of vitamin D are needed daily to help keep healthy bones, teeth and muscles. To protect bone and muscle health, everyone needs vitamin D equivalent to an average...

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Keep cool and carry on

Heatwave temperatures have arrived across the eastern part of the country, prompting PHE to urge people to take extra care. The Met Office yesterday (Tuesday 19 July 2016) declared a Level 3 heatwave alert, which...

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Diabetes Awareness Week 2016: 12-18 June

Setting the record straight What is diabetes? Diabetes is a common health condition caused by either inadequate or absent levels of the hormone insulin, which then results in high levels of glucose in the...