A new report shows mercury poisoning of the English-Wabigoon river system is having serious, detrimental effects on the health of youth and mothers in Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation).
‘If a child requires services under general anaesthetic in the hospital they have some serious dental health problems,’ chief dental officer says as hundreds of children wait for treatment.
Sainsbury’s, ASDA, Tesco and Morrisons are removing these items from shelves after a listeria warning. If Britons have these products at home, supermarkets are urging them to return them to shops. Some of the foods that might pose a health risk include fruit juice and sugar. What items should you check the cupboards for? Smoked […]
Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Lidl have urgently recalled a number of products which have sold from their supermarket shelves. Products include everything from condoms and cough syrup to frozen fruit and vegetables and baby food. These products are being recalled for a number of different reasons, including listeria outbreaks and metal wire contamination. See the full […]
British and Irish parliamentarians have called for “urgent” reform to Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion law after a surge in the number of women going abroad for abortions.
Enlarge / Here, have some antibiotics. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Popular urgent care centers may be the biggest—and most overlooked—culprits in the dangerous overuse of antibiotics in clinics, according to a new analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine. Based on insurance claims from patients with employee-sponsored coverage, researchers estimated that about 46 percent of patients who […]
Supermarket chains including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Lidl, Asda and Aldi have urgently recalled more than 100 products sold on their shelves. Products including baked goods and soy sauce are believed to contain pieces of metal wire. A number of these products are all being recalled due to allergy fears and and incorrect label information. Some 50 […]
Fortnite players are warned to remain vigilant online by Epic Games this week after a number of players lose their personal information to scammers. Fortnite is a free-to-play game but offers layers the change to make in-game microtransaction purchases on skins and cosmetics, opening an avenue for exploitation from scammers. Epic Games issued an urgent warning for players to […]
British Prime Minister Theresa May has summoned her cabinet to brief ministers this Thursday on a “fast-moving week” amid the ratcheting up of tensions over Syria. May’s spokesman confirmed that the meeting will focus on Syria. May will hold an unscheduled meeting of her cabinet on Thursday, which will involve senior ministers, her spokesman told […]
The call comes after a study found over-60s who go to their family doctor after unintentionally shedding weight have a greater than 3% chance of having one of 10 cancers. These patients “warrant rapid investigation” for cancer and possibly multiple types, according to research published in the British Journal of General Practice. The study, the […]