Health

Reading and writing ‘can help prevent dementia’

Reading and writing ‘can help prevent dementia’

Reading and writing may help to protect the brain against dementia, according to new findings. The research was conducted by US researchers and published in the journal Neurology and showed that those who read books, write letters, and take part in mentally stimulating activities both early and later in life were 15 per cent less likely to suffer from dementia[Read More…]

Euthanasia by the backdoor? Shocking new report reveals 42% of people with learning disabilities die prematurely in hospital

Euthanasia by the backdoor? Shocking new report reveals 42% of people with learning disabilities die prematurely in hospital

Report shows high premature mortality rate among disabled people in care Half of all care services branded inadequate for disabled people Misdiagnosis and failure to provide the right services most common cause of premature deaths A damning new report has for the first time revealed the extent to which people with learning disabilities are being systematically maltreated within the NHS[Read More…]

Caught red handed: US woman wakes up during operation to catch doctors trying to steal her organs

Caught red handed: US woman wakes up during operation to catch doctors trying to steal her organs

Imagine waking up in the middle of an operation only to discover that doctors were trying to harvest your organs for transplant. Sounds like something out of a horror movie doesn’t it? And yet for one US lady that is exactly what happened. Colleen Burns, reported how her shock turned to horror, when she opened her eyes to discover that[Read More…]

The dark side of smart meters

The dark side of smart meters

The government along with the energy industry have always touted the benefits of smart meters. It is claimed that the benefits of such metres would be to provide more accurate and fair readings on bills, cut carbon emissions and help people to track and cut down on their energy usage. Recently, MP Kate Green, who represents the Stretford constituency, publicly[Read More…]

Government to store DNA records of every NHS patient

Government to store DNA records of every NHS patient

The DNA of every man, woman and child in England will be profiled and stored under large-scale databases, according to a recent government announcement.  Under the project, every patient of the NHS will have the details of their genes, infections, past illnesses, sequenced over the next 5 years. This means that the government, along with medical authorities and other third[Read More…]