Antibiotic Resistance Continues to Grow

Antibiotic Resistance Continues to Grow

There’s good reason why patients often leave empty handed when they see their GP hoping for a prescription for antibiotics; used irresponsibly antibiotics are contributing to the growth of resistant infections, which are showing no signs of abating. It has never been...
Improvements in UK Health Falling Behind Others in Europe

Improvements in UK Health Falling Behind Others in Europe

A new study suggests that with respect to health outcomes, the UK has not kept pace with some other countries. Information was collected in 1990 and again in 2010 to compare life expectancy, the leading cause of death and risk factors for disease and disability in the...
Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk

Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk

While a bar of chocolate might be considered as a guilty pleasure by many of us, perhaps we don’t need to feel quite so bad about our weakness for this sweet treat. Research published recently in the journal Neurology indicated that men who consume a moderate amount...