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Coffee Could Help You Live Longer

Posted: 18th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

Caffeinated and decaffeinated drinks were both found to lower risk of heart disease and death.

Global Health Report Highlights Antibiotic Misconceptions

Posted: 16th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

Over two thirds of people wrongly believe that antibiotics can be used to treat colds and the flu, which could have disastrous effects on global health.

UK Diabetes Cases Rise 65% in 10 years

Posted: 16th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

A report from The British Health Foundation has found a 65% increase in the number of diabetes cases over the last ten years. This could have major effects on the state of UK health.

NHS Facing Trouble as Winter Approaches

Posted: 13th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

New data released has shown a worrying trend in the NHS's service, and health bosses predict the health service could be in trouble as winter approaches.

Drinking One Energy Drink Could Increase Heart Disease Risk

Posted: 11th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

New research carried out by the Mayo Clinic has found that just one can of energy drink can have significant effects on a persons risk of heart disease

Vegetable Oils Linked to Cancer Says Scientists

Posted: 9th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

Contradicting NHS advice, information from scientists has found evidence that, when heated, vegetable oils release a toxic chemical that could cause cancer and brain disease.

Drug That Could Prevent Dementia Trialed

Posted: 6th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

A trial has recently been launched by the Universities of Edinburgh and Nottingham to find out if a 7p drug could reduce the risk of strokes and dementia.

Man Dies Due To Tapeworm Cancer

Posted: 5th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

A 41 year-old Colombian man has died recently after cancerous cells were discovered in his body. However, tests have confirmed that the cells contained tape work DNA.

A Fantastic Month for The Private Healthcare Company

Posted: 4th November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

The Private Healthcare Company is proud of it's independent status and the freedom it brings in saving you money on your private medical insurance! This month we've received some exciting news from one of the insurers we represent, Bupa.

Two Steaks a Week Increases Cancer Risk by 40%

Posted: 3rd November 2015 | Category: Healthcare News

Following the announcement early last week from The World Health Organisation, scientists from Oxford University have released the results of a study that backs up the claim that red and processed meats are carcinogenic.

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