August 2016

  1. MidMeds Social – September 2016

    MidMeds Social – September 2016
        MidMeds Social | September       Links to articles featured throughout the MidMeds social media network in September 2016   Thursday 29th September Taking a common kind of painkiller is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, a study suggests. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen and diclofenac, are commonly used to treat pain and...
  2. 5 Interesting NHS Facts

    5 Interesting NHS Facts
        5 Interesting NHS Facts         1) It's the oldest Founded in 1948 by Minister of Health Aneurin Bevan, the NHS has always had the principal that the NHS should meet the needs of everybody and be free at the point of delivery. The NHS is the oldest single-payer healthcare system in the world and many...
  3. 10 Fascinating Facts About Mosquitoes

    10 Fascinating Facts About Mosquitoes
        10 Fascinating Facts About Mosquitoes       In one form or another, Mosquitoes have been around for 79 million years, and as far as we know, they've always been considered pesky little creatures. In recent years, they've been annoying us more than ever. Climate change has brought warmer conditions to much of the world, meaning mosquito season...
  4. Not Your Typical Hospital Gowns

    Not Your Typical Hospital Gowns
        Not Your Typical Hospital Gowns       The Starlight Children's Foundation in Canada has redesigned hospital gowns to help hospitalised teens feel more like themselves! The 'Ward + Robes' initiative brings together the children's charity and leading Canadian designers. The goal, to create cool hospital gowns that teenagers would actually want to wear!   Brian Bringolf, the...
  5. 5 Health Benefits of Drinking Beer

    5 Health Benefits of Drinking Beer
        5 Health Benefits of Drinking Beer       Since 2007, the first Friday of every August has been International Beer Day. It began as a small event in the western Untied States and has since grown into a global celebration spanning 50 countries in all 6 continents.   The event has 3 main goals: To gather with...
  6. MidMeds Social – August 2016

    MidMeds Social – August 2016
        MidMeds Social | August 2016       Links to articles featured throughout the MidMeds social media network.   Wednesday 31st August: A test of how sticky a protein molecule is could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests. Scientists said early work on a small number of samples proved...

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