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My Awful Experience With The NHS

The NHS is a great concept, I can’t imagine having to pay either for insurance or for hospital visits, just to have health care. I’m grateful for the NHS because if it didn’t exist my family would be in a great deal of debt because of my mum’s brain surgery, a very expensive procedure. 1,009 more words


Prostate cancer screening update 2017

Prostate cancer screening update 2017

If you follow this blog far enough back you will read early rumblings about the futility of prostate cancer screening.  The last ten years has seen a “slow growth” of international guidelines stating that this is something that we probably should NOT be doing… and yet, it remains one of the most common screening tests in primary care. 110 more words


Focus on Men’s Health – Prostate Health

It’s a fact – prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in American men, second only to skin cancer. Even so, a prostate cancer diagnosis can often come as a surprise, because many men do not experience any prior symptoms. 204 more words


The Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center gets steelier

More iron, more concrete, more fun for spectators. The Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center continues to grow in Streeterville. Northwestern University’s new facility, on the site where Prentice Women’s Hospital once stood, is growing toward its goal of 14 stories. 105 more words

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UKIP's call for mandatory FGM examinations violate patient rights

Mandatory medical checks for schoolgirls at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) were announced today as UKIP kicked off their general election campaign.

Announced as part of their… 666 more words