Asthma can be a deadly condition but there is a worrying amount of complacency from both doctors and sufferers resulting in more deaths from asthma attacks that could have been prevented.
With New Mexico’s recent judicial decision in favor of assisted suicide, some think that the practice could soon be legalized in more American states.
Research indicates that socio-economic and cultural factors can have a significant impact on regional health levels across the UK.
While many developing economies are frequently criticised for ignoring the health risks associated with pollution, research indicates that more developed western countries are also putting people’s health at risk by failing to address the health consequences of air pollution.
This week, Jeremy Hunt the Health Secretary, announced plans for a detailed investigation into the controversial 'Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient' program. The program is an NHS service which aims to offer special care and support for terminally ill patients who are assessed to be in the final days- or even hours- of their lives. But the LCP program has come under lots of…