The Irish Republic's Health Minister, Michael McGimpsey, has assured people, regardless of adverse monetary condition, that the Government will not fail to fulfill the commitment of setting up a radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry.
A recent report on the quality of general practice in England has concluded that overall quality of health care is good but it varies widely. The report was made by an independent panel commissioned by the fund.
Cosmetic surgeries have become a trend. Today people want to look good and they do not have any problem in taking help from the plastic surgeon. There are surgeries available for almost every part of the body. Out of the numerous options available, the boob job is the most common one.
There are numerous women who go under the knife to have a better looking set of boobs. This category of surgery has been normally associated with women.
A study conducted by the Institute for Ageing and Health at the University of Newcastle has claimed that strontium ranelate is 17 times better than the standard medication for the treatment of osteoporosis and the prevention of fractures. The drug is more effective in forming new bones.
Breast cancer has been a reason of concern for the authorities. The main problem is that women do not get the required regular checks done. By the time the breast cancer is diagnosed, it is too late. In most of the cases, a cancer patient gives up hope and loses the desire to live and fight the cancer.
A word of caution for the obese who may be thinking of undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) --- the long-term effects of the procedure are relatively poor!