Number of NHS patients waiting more than a year for treatment in London has skyrocketed

The number of NHS patients forced to wait longer than a year for routine treatment in London is now 20 times the figure for the whole of England in 2019.  Leaked data revealed 19,775 patients in the capital had been waiting 12 months for procedures such as hip or knee operations by July 19. In … Read more Number of NHS patients waiting more than a year for treatment in London has skyrocketed

Pioneering treatment for dementia could be available in the UK in two years

For millions living with dementia – and for their loved ones – the future may appear bleak. Thanks to medical breakthroughs, more people than ever are surviving our other biggest killers – heart disease, strokes and cancer. But research into dementia drugs have led to dead ends, and time and again, hopes have been dashed. … Read more Pioneering treatment for dementia could be available in the UK in two years

Pioneering treatment for dementia could be available in the UK in two years

For millions living with dementia – and for their loved ones – the future may appear bleak. Thanks to medical breakthroughs, more people than ever are surviving our other biggest killers – heart disease, strokes and cancer. But research into dementia drugs have led to dead ends, and time and again, hopes have been dashed. … Read more Pioneering treatment for dementia could be available in the UK in two years

Battle for fair treatment of shared appreciation mortgage customers is STILL raging

Homeowners who took a shared appreciation mortgage from Bank of Scotland or Barclays in the late 1990s are still waiting for an outcome from legal negotiations that have dragged on for years.  A challenge led by law firm Teacher Stern is seeking to secure fairer charges for these borrowers, but pre-action talks are still going … Read more Battle for fair treatment of shared appreciation mortgage customers is STILL raging

Beijing warns UK will ‘pay the price’ for ‘hostile’ treatment of China

Beijing warns Britain it will ‘pay the price’ for treating China like a ‘hostile country’ as its ambassador to the UK accuses MPs of ‘clamouring for a Cold War’ Liu Xiaoming today warned the UK will ‘pay the price’ for its China foreign policy  Chinese Ambassador said UK must ‘bear the consequences’ for Huawei decision … Read more Beijing warns UK will ‘pay the price’ for ‘hostile’ treatment of China

Arthritis anti-inflammatory treatment could halt immune system ‘storm’ to coronavirus

Could an arthritis drug be a breakthrough treatment for Covid? Doctors say anti-inflammatory treatment could halt the immune system ‘storm’ responsible for killing thousands Doctors say anti-inflammatory treatment tocilizumab could save lives It could be used to halt the immune system ‘storm’ that has killed thousands If successful, it would only be second drug proven to … Read more Arthritis anti-inflammatory treatment could halt immune system ‘storm’ to coronavirus

Arthritis anti-inflammatory treatment could halt immune system ‘storm’ to coronavirus

Could an arthritis drug be a breakthrough treatment for Covid? Doctors say anti-inflammatory treatment could halt the immune system ‘storm’ responsible for killing thousands Doctors say anti-inflammatory treatment tocilizumab could save lives It could be used to halt the immune system ‘storm’ that has killed thousands If successful, it would only be second drug proven to … Read more Arthritis anti-inflammatory treatment could halt immune system ‘storm’ to coronavirus

NIH is gearing up to launch a ‘flurry’ of coronavirus treatment trials, director says

NIH is gearing up to launch a ‘flurry’ of clinical trials using everything from antibodies to blood thinners in an ‘obsessive’ effort to treat coronavirus patients, director says Dr Francis Collins says the National Institutes of Heath is getting ready to launch dozens of clinical trials looking at coronavirus treatments Some studies will look at … Read more NIH is gearing up to launch a ‘flurry’ of coronavirus treatment trials, director says

Tamar Braxton alert and responsive as she’s transferred to a new hospital for specialized treatment

Tamar Braxton is ‘alert and responsive’ as she’s transferred to a new hospital for ‘specialized treatment’ following possible suicide attempt By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 22:09 BST, 20 July 2020 | Updated: 22:13 BST, 20 July 2020 Tamar Braxton is said to be ‘alert and responsive’ following her possible suicide attempt, and has now been transferred … Read more Tamar Braxton alert and responsive as she’s transferred to a new hospital for specialized treatment

Coronavirus ‘breakthrough’ as inhaled drug treatment slashes ICU admissions by 79%

Scientists believe they have found an inhaler (pictured) that blocks coronavirus from progressing in the lungs An inhaled drug cuts the risk of Covid-19 patients falling seriously ill with the life-threatening infection, according to scientists trialling the experimental treatment.  Initial results from the trial of more than 100 hospitalised Covid-19 patients found it prevented 79 per … Read more Coronavirus ‘breakthrough’ as inhaled drug treatment slashes ICU admissions by 79%