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London Emergency Services Receive Wide Appreciation

The key for a metropolis in coping with a terrorist attack is how fast and co-ordinated// are the cities emergency medical services. ....Yesterday London witnessed one of the worst terrorist attacks when it was still celebrating the successful 2012 Olympics hosting bid. In the morning rush hours at 8.51 am a bomb explosion took place at Liverpool Street subway station and a call was received .by...

London Hospital Provides Specialized Care For Pregnant Women

A dramatic improvement in the maternity care is expected, with a London- based NHS hospital willing to offer a privileged one to one service, for pregnant women who pay £4,000. The novel scheme would be implemented at the Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital. // ..The provision of such a cost-effective one-to-one service during final stages of pregnancy and labour has been a target impossible...

Shriners in London Don’t Intend To Give Up Their Caus

Shriners in London are all set to make a go to build a second Shriners children's orthopedics hospital in Canada after losing a bid to build it in their own city, London.// ....Two Shriners Hospitals can certainly be accommodated, according to David Sloman, potentate of the Mocha Shriners Temple in London. Shriners in Montreal are a bit apprehensive that the London bid would foil the plans for th...

East London Receives World Class New Private Hospital Facility

After a long wait the approval has been finally given to the redevelopment of St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital in East London. It was one of the most expensive PFI (private finance initiative) project in Britain. // ..Patricia Hewitt, the Health Secretary, said that not all the money would be brought into action immediately. ..One floor at Barts and two floors at the Royal London...

London: HIV Rates Shoot Up Amongst Drug Users

There has been a significant increase in new drug users who have HIV, and currently has recorded a rate so high, unseen in the last ten years. // ....This rise in drug users is being attributed to increasing number of people injecting themselves with crack cocaine, according to reports from The Health Protection Agency. HIV infection among injecting drug users did not change much in London but a...

Sandwich Royale, Adorns Shelves of Selfridges in London

Selfridges can now boast of a hugely expensive sandwich, which true to its name can cause a potential customer, to feel sandwiched between its capacity// to create more pocket space on the one hand, and be a taste buds tickler on the other! ....This famously rich sandwich, meant perhaps only for the rich and famous, will make it’s consumer rich by 2000 calories. Well, as they say, you win some...

Limit Water Intake, London Marathon Runners Told

A new study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine says that marathon runners should limit the amount of water //that they drink during the race or they may be faced with complications like headache, collapse, confusion, memory loss, vomiting, seizures, and even death from fluid accumulation in the lungs or brain. ..All these complications result f...

India To Highlight The Potential Role Of Ayurveda In London

A team of Indian experts will project the scientific value of Ayurveda before the European Medicines Agency on May 15.// ....The experts will give a presentation on the potential role of Ayurveda in the healthcare system, an official statement said here Friday. ....The presentation is being done under the aegis of the India-European Union Joint Working Group on Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology....

Gambling Addiction on the Rise in London

The British Medical Association was warned about the rising number of Internet gaming and super-casinos gambling addicts//. .. GP Jan Wise, from London at the association's annual conference said that adequate steps are not being implemented to track down and help addicts. Both the NHS and the private sector should co operate with each other and create awareness among the general public. Accordi...

7 Workers Tested Positive For Polonium In London Hotel

Seven members of the bar staff at the Millenium Hotel in Mayfair, who tested positive// for polonium-210, were seriously ill and admitted in a hospital in Moscow. ..Millenium hotel is where Alexander Litvinenko, former KGB spy, whose mystery death was reported a few days after he lunched with two Russian businessmen — Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun on November 1. It is inferred that Polonium...

LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India

Education experts from Britain feel that Indian universities are reluctant to go in for research collaborations though the quality // of state-run institutions in the country is better than in many Southeast Asian nations. ..And although India is an IT giant, there is still a great reluctance towards online education in this country, London Metropolitan University educationists Robert Aylett a...

Tower of London Facing Pollution Threat

For almost 800 years, the Tower of London has had an iconic status in British history, but now, according to a new study, it is facing a major pollution threat. ......The entire complex is turning yellow from the exhaust of cars and trucks, and the discoloration is most noticeable at the complexs White Tower, the original square fortress built by William the Conqueror in 1078, says study co-aut...

Shahnaz Hussain Takes Ayurveda to London's Harley Street

India's leading beautician Shahnaz Hussain has tied up with a partner in Harley Street - a street here known for private health care centres that are frequented by celebrities - and is introducing Ayurveda treatment for high-end clients. ......Hussain will enter into tie-up based on her franchise system with the LXiR Centre of Excellence on July 5. Starting Shahnaz Ayurveda on Harley Street is i...

'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change

Some of London's key landmarks and top hotels are to go dark for an hour on Thursday evening as the British capital does its bit for the fight against global warming and turns off its lights. ......The Houses of Parliament, luxury hotels like the Ritz and key businesses have confirmed they will take part in the "Lights Out" campaign from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm (2000-2100 GMT) Thursday. ......The...
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