News archive from 10 October 2013, page 1

Rise in 'avoidable' NHS admissions

The number of emergency hospital admissions for conditions that could be avoided has risen 48% in 12 years, according to a new report. Between April 2001 and March 2013, NHS hospitals in England received more than 56 million emergency admissions, of...

 

Monetary policy 'to stay on hold'

Rate-setters are expected to keep monetary policy on hold today amid mounting speculation over a surge in Britain's third quarter economic growth. Bank of England p olicymakers, who concluded their meeting yesterday to allow some officials to attend...

 

NHS 'must strain every sinew'

The NHS must look abroad to countries like India, Ghana and Mexico for solutions to its £30 billion funding crisis, a health regulator has said. The health service needs to undergo a "radical change" if it is to survive, according to...

 

Tobacco firms 'over-supplying'

British tobacco manufacturers are fuelling the black market by deliberately over-supplying their products to European countries, MPs have warned. UK firms are supplying more tobacco to European countries than their markets need and is then finding its...

 

Heritage fans bid to save buildings

An army of "heritage fans" is to be recruited to help launch a huge expansion in efforts to save listed buildings at risk of neglect or decay. English Heritage said it hoped to recruit volunteers from next year to help survey an estimated...

 

New hope of pill for brain diseases

A landmark British study has raised the prospect of a pill that can treat brain diseases such as Alzheimer's by halting the death of neurons. The research, performed on sick mice, is at a very early stage and it could be a decade or more before any...

 

Lights will stay on says Miliband

Labour leader Ed Miliband insisted the lights would be kept on if he won the next election and implemented his freeze on energy prices. But he sidestepped questions about whether the energy firms would hike prices in the months between now and the...

 

Government 'missed horsemeat risk'

T he Government must remove the confusion that marred the response to the horsemeat contamination crisis and improve its understanding of potential food fraud, according to a report. The National Audit Office (NAO) said the Government failed to...

 

Government 'missed horsemeat risk'

T he Government must remove the confusion that marred the response to the horsemeat contamination crisis and improve its understanding of potential food fraud, according to a report. The National Audit Office (NAO) said the Government failed to...

 

Rise in 'avoidable' NHS admissions

The number of emergency hospital admissions for conditions that could be avoided has risen 48% in 12 years, according to a new report. Between April 2001 and March 2013, NHS hospitals in England received more than 56 million emergency admissions, of...

 

Monetary policy 'to stay on hold'

Rate-setters are expected to keep monetary policy on hold today amid mounting speculation over a surge in Britain's third quarter economic growth. Bank of England p olicymakers, who concluded their meeting yesterday to allow some officials to attend...

 

Stressed women SMELL incompetent and untrustworthy: How body odour changes people's perception of a woman

The smell of stressed women makes them come across as incompetent and untrustworthy to others, according to a new study. Researchers have proved that the smell of stress sweat - which is a different scent to sweat released during exercise or while in...

Daily Mail, 00:32 in Health
 

Toddler has life-saving operation to BREAK APART his skull and put it back together like a jigsaw

1 View comments A toddler has been cured of a rare condition after having his skull broken apart and pieced back together like a jigsaw. Ethan Mair, two, from Gosport, Hampshire, was born with craniosynostosis - a condition which caused the skull to...

Daily Mail, 00:32 in Health
 

New mothers are developing depression because they feel under pressure to do everything right

New mothers are developing depression because they feel under pressure to get everything right, a new report has found. A range of worries - including money and getting practical help with childcare - cause women to feel very low, according to a poll...

Daily Mail, 00:32 in Health
 

More talks due on press charter

A second round of talks aimed at reaching cross-party agreement on a revised press regulation royal charter will be held today as Sir Brian Leveson faces questions from MPs on the issue. Culture Secretary Maria Miller is said to be confident that a...

 


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