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Breast cancer drug price cut urged - 23/04/2014

Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as the NHS prepares to rejects its use on price grounds. - read more...

Cancer teen hits £1m charity target - 23/04/2014

A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers. - read more...

'A third' can't afford healthy food - 23/04/2014

High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests. - read more...

Most of Clwyd's NHS claims rejected - 23/04/2014

Some serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her late husband are rejected following an independent investigation. - read more...

Hospice boss cleared of misconduct - 23/04/2014

The director of care at a children's hospice is cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager. - read more...


News from CNN Health

She found love, left sugar, lost weight - 14/04/2014

Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream. Now she finds solace in her new self image. - read more...

Pitcher drops 162 pounds - 08/04/2014

Denny McLain is a recognizable name to almost any baseball fan. But even his best friends wouldn't recognize him today. - read more...

She bet she'd lose -- and won! - 01/04/2014

Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds. - read more...

The cancer I beat came back - 18/04/2014

Kezia Fitzgerald knows the toll treating Hodgkin's lymphoma again will take on her body -- and her mind. - read more...

5 myths about the ER, debunked - 09/04/2014

Several myths prevail about what you can expect in the emergency room. Here are five that need to be declared DOA. - read more...


News from Google Health

Anatomy of the cost of a new drug - BBC News - 23/04/2014

BBC NewsAnatomy of the cost of a new drugBBC NewsThe cost of drugs is in the headlines following the decision by NHS watchdog NICE that a new cancer treatment should not be funded. Its cost? More than £90,000 per patient for an extra six months of life. But how are such figures reached? The drug ...Why the NHS thinks a healthy year of life is worth £20000Channel 4 NewsBreast cancer drug Kadcyla 'too expensive' for NHSStoke SentinelCancer drug too expensive for general - read more...

Acute kidney injury vastly underestimated - OnMedica - 23/04/2014

Telegraph.co.ukAcute kidney injury vastly underestimatedOnMedicaMore than four in every five cases of acute kidney injury may be missed by routine hospital data, say experts. In their study*, published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, they warn that the consequences of AKI could be costing the NHS in England more ...Avoidable kidney problems kill at least 15000 people a yearThe Voice of RussiaThousands Of Hospital Kidney Deaths 'Avoidable'KL.FM 96.7Warning over ho - read more...

Violent crime in England and Wales falls again, A&E data shows - BBC News - 23/04/2014

Telegraph.co.ukViolent crime in England and Wales falls again, A&E data showsBBC NewsViolent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals. There was a 12% fall in injuries from violent incidents in 2013, according to data from almost a third of emergency departments examined by ...Violent crime dropping in England, Wales, says study based on NHS figuresThe Voice of RussiaViolent crime falls according to study involving - read more...

Breastfeeding may protect... - Rappler - 23/04/2014

Times of IndiaBreastfeeding may protect...RapplerPARIS, France – People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart disease in adults, a study said Wednesday, April 23. Researchers in the United States found a ...Breastfeeding may ward off heart diseaseBusiness StandardBreastfeeding May Reduce Diabetes and Heart Disease RiskVoice of AmericaBreastfeeding cuts adult heart disease risk, study suggestsG - read more...

Third of Brits 'struggle' to afford healthy food - Nursing in Practice - 23/04/2014

Prestwich and Whitefield GuideThird of Brits 'struggle' to afford healthy foodNursing in PracticeA third of people in the UK are struggling to eat healthily, a leading charity has found. Poll of 2,444 people conducted by the British Health Foundation (BHF) found that two thirds of people in the UK wish they could eat more healthily. But 42% said they could ...Make a wheel difference to the British Heart FoundationDorset EchoHealthy Food 'Unaffordable For A Third - read more...


News from eHealth News EU

Philips' First Quarter Results 2014 - Healthcare Sector

PhilipsRoyal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX: PHIA) reports that healthcare comparable sales showed a 2% decline year-on-year. Home Healthcare Solutions posted mid-single-digit growth, while Customer Services and Patient Care & Clinical Informatics achieved low-single-digit growth. Imaging Systems recorded a double-digit decline. In growth geographies, - read more...

Doctors 2.0 & You and the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs Announce Partnership

Doctors 2.0 & You5 - 6 June 2014, Paris, France.
Doctors 2.0 & You, the international healthcare social media conference, and SoPe, the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a global biomedical and healthcare innovation network to accelerate medical innovation for patients, have announced their partnership to communicate to - read more...

Network, Learn and Engage at the mHealth Summit Europe

mHealth Summit Europe6 - 8 May 2014, Berlin, Germany.
Like no other event, mHealth Summit Europe provides international thought leadership on how we can fulfil the mHealth promise. The event addresses opportunities and challenges, as well as strategies for taking mHealth from pilots to true implementation. mHealth Summit - read more...

Public Consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth)

European CommissionThe European Commission has launched a public consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health (mHealth), inviting comments on the barriers and issues related to the use of mHealth. Your input will help - read more...

Denmark Displays Solutions and Visions for the Health IT Sector

conhIT 20146 - 8 May 2014, Berlin, Germany.
As the partner country of conhIT 2014 Denmark will be represented on all three days of the event, and not only at the Industrial Fair. It will also be participating in the Congress, where Danish speakers will be holding five lectures at four sessions. On Wednesday, 7 May at 3.30 p.m. an event - read more...


News from Innovation in Textiles

A billion cars and a big opportunity

It will come as no surprise that there was a major emphasis placed on the automotive sector at both the JEC Composites Show held in Paris last month and also at the INDEX 14 event for nonwovens held from April 8-11 in Geneva, Switzerland.... - read more...

French textile machinery at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014

The UCMTF, French Association of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, is ready to showcase its offer at the ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014 exhibition that will be taking place from 16-20 June in Shanghai. France is the 6th textile machinery exporter worldwide with an annual turnover of more than EUR 1 billion (USD 1.3 billion). Evelyne Cholet, the Secretary General of the association, is very optimistic on the outcome of the next ITMA ASIA 2014, as the companies which will exhibit have already many customer - read more...

Composites UK to host Marketing and PR course

Composites UK is to host marketing and PR courses for the composites industry. The trade association will be teaming up once more with experts from Aro Consulting and Outsourcing B2B Marketing to host the one-day course on 19 June in Birmingham. This will mark the third time the Association has held this popular event, which aims to assist companies in the composites industry with enhancing their business and products through marketing techniques. ... - read more...

Turkey sets dates for ITM 2016

ITM Texpo Eurasia, an International Textile Machinery Exhibition, will be held from 1-4 September 2016 at the Beylikdüzü Tüyap Convention and Congress Center. Pre-registrations for the anticipated event will start on 1 May. Uniting hundreds of domestic and foreign textile leaders, ITM Texpo Eurasia ranks among the leading exhibitions of the sector. Entitled to receive an international exhibition certificate, the exhibition also has a place in the global textile exhibitions calendar, the inte - read more...

DyStar showcasing Jettex at 2014 FESPA

DyStar will showcase its extensive offer of high quality, high performance Jettex digital printing inks, ranging from reactive, acid to disperse inks, at FESPA Munich 2014 trade fair that will take place from 20 -23 May 2014. A leading provider of dyes, chemicals, effects and services for the textile industry, the company believes in focusing on market-oriented research and development, offering several new products. ... - read more...


News from Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Stars Pound The Pavement In London Marathon

35,000 people set off through the English rain yesterday in the third biggest London Marathon ever held. And a handful of celebrities slipped on their running shoes, polished off their pedometers, and sweated their way along the 26 mile course for charity. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay managed to compete in his ninth marathon with very little of his trademark bad language, and completed the race in just under three hours. “It doesn’t get any easier,” said the Micheli - read more...

Stars Gather For Cystic Fibrosis Benefit

A cold London night was made a little warmer on Thursday, when a host of stars came out to raise money for sufferers of a chronic genetic disease. The “Liv” Gala and Auction was held on January 31, with 420 guests paying up to $2,500 to attend the black tie event. The evening, which included performances by British comedians David Walliams, Matt Lucas, and Jimmy Carr, rasied over $4 million, with proceeds to be split between the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in England and the Cystic - read more...