UK Licensing Law Changes Have Trebled Overnight Alcohol Related Visits to Emergency Care
Changes to the UK licensing laws have trebled
the number of overnight visits to emergency care for alcohol related problems, reveals research in Emergency Medicine Journal .
The new licensing law, which allows alcohol to be available around the clock, took effect in November 2005.
‘Nursing’ a Dream in Foreign Lans
... In the 1990 alone, nearly 8.5% of all newly registered nurses in the United States were foreign trained. The number of nurses leaving their lands had trebled
In the year 2000, this figure had jumped to 15.2 percent. It was also seen that 21% of the foreign trained registered nurses hailed ...
FSA Proposes Packaging of Fatty Food in Smaller Packs
...umers to choose healthier food options instead of fatty ones. This action is highly appreciated in the United Kingdom, where obesity rates have simply trebled
in the past twenty years.
The watchdog's director of nutrition and dietary health Gill Fine said: "Cardiovascular disease is the main cause of d...
Paunch Size Linked To Cardiovascular Diseases Risk: Study
According to Kamlesh Khunti, senior clinical lecturer at the University of Leicester, obesity has now become a worldwide epidemic. Its prevalence has trebled
in the last 20 years, and currently over half of women and two-thirds of men in Britain are either overweight or obese.
Khunti's research has sh...
Alcohol-related deaths in Scotland on the rise
...se figures confirm the increasingly serious problem of excessive alcohol consumption. The number of alcohol-related deaths in Scotland has essentially trebled
in just over 20 years. This is alarming.
"Education is clearly required and we have to take action to curb underage drinking, because this is the ro...
Engineer Paralyzed by Undercooked Lamb
...e recognized cause of GBS is Campylobacter.
A recent study by Otago University has shown that campylobacter poisoning in New Zealand have nearly trebled
in the past 15 years to become the highest in the world. The number of reported cases of campylobacter poisoning was 1425 in May alone.
Boom In Sexually Transmitted Infections In Senior Scottish Citizens
...gures reveal that the rate// of sexually transmitted diseases had more than trebled
in this segment of the population.
Infections like chlamydia and herp... have increased from 43 in 2000 to 91 in 2005, while herpes infections have trebled
from 32 to 107.
Antioxidants used for longevity
... brain disease and live for only a week. But when they are treated with synthetic antioxidant molecules which take the place of SOD, their lifespan is trebled
and they stay healthy. This research has significant implications for human disease.
Complexity of Crohn's disease revealed as 'gene' count tops 30
... New research has trebled
the number of genetic regions known to be implicated in Crohn's disease, a ...wing year using genome wide association studies. This number has now almost trebled
Amongst the findings are loci containing genes known to b...
Mutation of the COX2 gene can double or treble a woman's risk of ovarian cancer
... role in cervical cancer, they found that particular versions of it doubled the risk of developing ovarian cancer and, in women aged 53 or younger, it trebled
Dr Pereira looked at the distribution and frequency of three different types (genotypes) of the -765G>C COX2 polymorphism: the GG, GC and...