Prostate cancer detection using MRI now first-line investigation tool in the UK

Men with prostate cancers under the NHS would soon get non-invasive MRI scans for detections after a health body (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence or NICE) has given its approval

Prostate cancer detection using MRI now first-line investigation tool in the UKAt present the MRI scans for detection have undergone pilot trials in three areas only and may soon be available all over Wales. The NICE approval states that these scans are non-invasive and are also cost-effective. These scans can successfully detect more cancers says the health body. NICE would be releasing finalised recommendations or guidelines […]

Father-of-three left paralysed from nose down after eating roadside chicken curry

The 40-year-old man was left fighting for his life in an induced coma a couple of days after eating a chicken curry. David Braham became unwell with food poisoning while watching his son play rugby after the dodgy meal

Father-of-three left paralysed from nose down after eating roadside chicken curryThe food poisoning unexpectedly brought on a rare autoimmune disorder called Guillian-Barré Syndrome. David was left paralysed from the face down, unable to talk and breathe while on a ventilator for four months. He has finally learnt to walk on his own eight months after the Chinese curry nearly cost him his life. The former […]

Health of diabetic children on an upswing in Wales, report shows

Diabetes affects the body's ability to produce insulin, meaning there can be dangerously high levels of glucose (or sugar) in the blood. The annual statement of progress for diabetes also said those with high blood glucose fell from 21.6 per cent to 18.6 per cent

Health of diabetic children on an upswing in Wales, report showsA recent report from Wales, UK shows that the health of children with diabetes in Wales is improving. Those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes whose blood glucose is in the target range increased from 17.8 per cent in 2014-15 to 27.2 per cent in 2015-16. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce insulin, meaning there […]