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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Exercise Might Aid Asthma Control


Adults whose asthma is not fully controlled by medication might gain some benefits from adding an exercise routine to their lives, a small study suggests. Exercise can trigger asthma symptoms in some people, but there is also evidence that physically … Continue reading


Airlines in America are Considering Banning Peanuts on Board Flights


Federal regulators are considering a snack attack on America’s airlines that would restrict or even completely ban serving peanuts on commercial flights.Advocates say the move would ease fears and potential harm to an estimated 1.8 million Americans who suffer from … Continue reading


Poll Suggests Surgery Targets Endanger Patient Safety


According to a survey carried out by Bournemouth University, pressures over hospital budgets and targets may be damaging safety in operating theatres.Around one in five of almost 600 surgeons questioned reported being involved in incidents, during a two-week period, where patients … Continue reading


Health eRecords Struggling to Fulfil Potential


According to a recent study undertaken at University College London, and reported via the BBC Health news channel today, electronic patient care records will require an “enormous effort” and a “high cost” to fulfil their potential. The basic patient record … Continue reading