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Folic Acid Supplementation in Bread: Boon to Neonates and Curse to Pensioners

Bread loaves would be fortified with certain vitamins, in order to reach out to the needful masses. This week, Government-commissioned report expected// supplementation of folic acid to be made a compulsion in bread would prevent neural tube effects like spina bifida. But this step could prove...

Harsh British Winter Could Kill Upto 90,000 Pensioners

With rising gas prices and breakdown of electricity supplies, upto 90,000 senior citizens could die due to severe cold, charity organizations have warned.// As the Meteorological Office has issued its second severe weather warning, parliament debated the rising price of gas - essential to warm hom...

Prescription for an electronic revolution?

...in the School of Sociology. On average there are 14 prescriptions dispensed per year to each person in the UK. But this is heavily weighted towards pensioners with over-65s receiving an average of 38 prescription items each per year. The majority of these are for long-term conditions. The cost of prescri...

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

...ada's oil patch headquarters, for the moment, do not seem convinced of the need for this peculiar service. During a recent visit by AFP, there were no pensioners on site. Sopik conceded: "We haven't had as many people using it as we thought we would. We mostly had people calling to find out how they wou...

Greek Heatwave Kills Two

... A heatwave in Greece has killed two pensioners and pushed demand for eletricitity to new all-time highs, officials and news reports said on Monday. With air-conditioning and fans at full s...

Cold Weather deaths on the rise

...res released.// This is a seasonal death was mainly because the older pensioners were not provided enough insulation and support to keep their houses warm T...ordon Lishman director general. ely without worrying about cost." "Many pensioners still agonise about whether or not to heat their homes in the cold weather....

Wily Old Man Undergoes A life Saving Operation With A Worthless Cheque

...k of money stop him from enjoying the rest of his days. He believes the Government is at fault for allowing waiting lists to increase and not ensuring pensioners get access to life-saing treatment. ...

Medical councils Claim Lack Of Funds For The New Medical Policy Of The Elderly

...edical councils are alleging that they have already run out of money to provide the service. Earlier this week it was reported that more than 200 pensioners were denied their legal right to free personal care in the Argyll and Bute Council area. The councillors have stated that they have not got enough mon...

Change In Mental Makeup Could Prove Beneficial For Elders

... The new mantra for the pensioners and the ageing millions in the country is not to give into despair but celebrate life by using acquired //skills to provide a helping hand to others, ...

NHS Dentistry Faces Pensioners’ Delug

...al teeth. This is in contrast to `968 when 80 percent of the people in the age group 65-74 had no teeth and depended on dentures. This means that many pensioners with limited incomes will opt for complex dental procedures that will put added pressure on the exchequer. The society's report recommends that ol...
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