UK Health Newswire Archive
21-12-2004 23:21WASHINGTON -- An Alzheimer's disease prevention trial was suspended after researchers said there were more heart attacks and strokes among patients taking naproxen, an over-the-counter pain reliever in use for 28 years and commonly known under the brand name Aleve.
The study, involving some 2,500 patients, was to test whether naproxen or Celebrex, both pain relievers, could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease among healthy elderly patients who were at an increased risk of the disease.
19-12-2004 01:38"Gay Bowel Syndrome" Must Be Deleted from UK Medical Textbook
Prisoners can, and have died as a result of injectable anti-psychotics, and that this is a worry regarding Deaths in Custody, as well as being an extremely harrowing experience to undergo if it doesn't kill you.
06-12-2004 20:48We know that Manchester is the target for the first new fluoridation scheme. Any organisation concerned with public health, environment & Human Rights should be getting behind the campaign to stop this now!
04-12-2004 02:10The pernicious effects of DU are now global with
reported increases in infant mortality in 20 regions
of Europe reported in the January 2004 Lancet medical
journal in the UK .... and
in the UK Guardian last spring throughout Europe. No
one can escape this horrendous amount of radiation now
globally contaminating the entire atmosphere at levels
that are 5 times higher than the legal allowable
exposure limit under US law. ... Today, the UK govt.
air monitoring station in Aldermaston, England, which
measures uranium in the air and must report those
levels each year has failed to provide any reports for
the past three years because they claim they are not
measuring it now. It is no coincidence but certainly
curious that Brown and Root (a Halliburton subsidiary)
has now taken over Aldermaston in England, a British
Saturday 4 December 2004
9.30am – 6pm
St Mary's Church, Somers Town, Eversholt St. London NW1
(Corner of Aldenham St. & Eversholt St. Undergrounds Mornington Crescent & Euston)
Fully wheelchair accessible. Refreshments.
Entrance: institutions £30; high waged £10; waged £3-£5; unwaged £3.
01-12-2004 10:27Consuming large amounts of milk increases the risk of developing ovarian cancer, new research suggests. Once again the Vegan diet is shown to be the way forward for health, animals and the planet.
30-11-2004 16:30Take action (today and tomorrow in Hebden and Manchester) to stop Calderdale Council auctioning off Hebden Bridge's Pitt Street Swimming Pool at manchester airport tomorrow.
28-11-2004 16:00Still eating fish? Want to have children? Read on...
27-11-2004 01:50why no justice for us in this 10 year issue?
24-11-2004 09:19Worlds Aids Day happens next week, on December 1st. To commemorate this fact some fine bands will be playing a couple of days earlier, November 29th, in Cambridge. Your support would be greatly appreciated! The aim of the evening is to support the new Stop Aids Group in Cambridge, to raise awareness in the run up to World Aids Day and to raise some money for the nationwide Stop Aids campaign..
22-11-2004 16:34US EPA PROPOSES CHILDREN USED FOR CHEMICAL STUDY
18-11-2004 19:53** Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches **
November 18, 2004
The Streets of Baghdad
We had our daily car bomb today when a suicide bomber drove his car into
a US patrol as it passed near the Yarmouk police station. Several Iraqis
were killed, with no report yet on US casualties. I felt the rumble even
though I was on a street far away from the blast-at least 5 miles distant.
18-11-2004 09:23This week by a majority of 12 the House of Lords have approved the latest reading of the Children Bill...we can now look forward to every child being on Big Brother's database, accessible to all and sundry who are allegedly "professionals"...and for what? "Every Child Matters" was the mantra, for what purpose?
12-11-2004 12:36In a time where the occupation of Iraq is becoming more and more bloody and
George W Bush the Warmonger in Chief has been returned to office it becomes
more important to remember that while all the money that is needed to
continue the so called "War Against Terror" is made available other areas
08-11-2004 16:16The Government's response to the Iraq Mortality Survey published last week in leading public health journal The Lancet (estimating that around 100,000 excess deaths may have been caused by the invasion of Iraq) is deeply inaccurate and misleading. Amongst other things it constitutes an opportunistic political attack on academic standards.