How hundreds of patients are dying of thirst in hospital: The story of a 22-year-old who died in hospital from dehydration shocked Britain.
A licence to abuse patients: They've attacked and stolen from the vulnerable in their care.
The 10p-a-day vitamin supplement that tackles dementia: So why is the drug industry spending billions By Professor David Smith PUBLISHED: 21:44 GMT, 17 March 2012 | UPDATED: 11:45 GMT, 18 March 2012 Modern medicine has let us cheat death.
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You will live longer if you TELL people you're healthy, as positive thinking lengthens life Those who feel 'well' outlive those in 'poor' stateTrend remains despite other risk factors First long-term study to show relationship between self-rated health and mortality Promoting your own wellbeing will help you live longer, say scientists.
Cameron “putting patient privacy at risk” with plan to share medical records with drugs companies Britain”s life sciences industry has a 50billion annual turnoverThousands could be given cancer drugs before they are approved by NHS under new strategy David Cameron has been accused of putting patients” privacy at risk over plans to share their medical records with private firms. The Prime Minister wants to change the NHS constitution to give drugs giants and other healthcare companies the right to access patients” confidential data in the hope it will help them develop new treatments. He outlined the plans today at the launch of the Strategy for UK Life Sciences in London.