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Cancer drugs fund – a waste of money

The Cancer Drugs Fund is a fund set up by the Government to pay for expensive medicines that the NHS would not usually finance. A recent study has found that the Fund has failed to benefit patients and may have resulted in some of them suffering unnecessarily from toxic side-effects. David Cameron set up the…
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Hundreds of women intending to sue the NHS over “barbaric” mesh implants.

Figures show that approximately 92,000 women within the UK has had a vaginal mesh implant until March 2015. Approximately 800 of those women have experienced severe problems with the same, leaving some in severe pain and/ or permanently disabled. Vaginal mesh implants are used to assist individuals with organ prolapse and incontinence (mostly after childbirth).…
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Drugs for depression could slow down dementia

A new study has claimed drugs used to treat cancer and depression could also help slow down the effects of dementia and other Neurodegenerative diseases. If they are proven to work, experts say it is a "very exciting first step in treating these disorders". Trazodone was shown to reduce brain shrinkage in early tests –…
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New possible therapy for Parkinson’s disease.

Researchers believe that they have found an effective way to treat/ reverse Parkinson’s disease. At the moment, treatment is available for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. However, treatment that is currently available alleviates the symptoms rather than stops Parkinson’s disease from progressing further. Due to brain cells dying, individuals with Parkinson’s disease lack dopamine (an essential…
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New hope for patients with Alzheimer`s.

Scientists are currently working on the production of a new medication for Alzheimers. If tests are considered successful (these will be carried out later this year) then the drug called, Intepirdine, will be the first new treatment for Alzheimers in over a decade. Alzheimers is the most common cause of dementia, but not the only…
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Anti cancer cap success story

With more money being ploughed into cancer research than ever before, the press are reporting on an anti-cancer cap that generates an electric field and has doubled the chances of brain tumour patients surviving for five years. It is reported that participants who used the device while undergoing chemotherapy had a 13% chance of survival…
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Goodbye to Lorna Knights

We said Goodbye and Good Luck to Lorna Knights yesterday (12/04/2017) as she starts a new episode of her legal career. Lorna started working with us back in 2007 as a Legal Assistant and has worked closely with Jemma Atkinson who is the Manager of Prison Law in Havant at Swain & Co Solicitors. Colleagues…
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Cosmetic surgery – The good, the bad and the ugly!

Cosmetic surgery has, for a long time, been the just for the rich and famous.  This is no longer the case.  The price of cosmetic surgery has fallen massively over the last 10 years meaning that it is now far more accessible to the masses than ever before.  Yet, the number of procedures in the…
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Man from Southampton a victim of asbestos exposure

A Coroner’s Court recently heard that a retired carpenter was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma due to his occupational exposure to asbestos decades earlier. The victim worked as a joiner and used asbestos sheets to make doors for schools and offices. The Court also heard that he worked for a firm refurbishing railway carriages, which involved…
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Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS): A SUMMARY OF THE FACTS

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is caused by the excessive exposure to vibration. It is also commonly referred to as VWF (Vibration White Finger). Typical tools and machinery that can deliver excessive exposure to vibration and cause these conditions are: Concrete breakers, concrete pokers; Sanders, grinders, disc cutters; Hammer drills; Chipping hammers; Chainsaws, brush cutters,…
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