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London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days
London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days
Doctors say they are treating patients with serious smoke inhalation damage rather than burns.
 Immunization matter of national security: serious consequences of vaccine refusals already occurred, - acting Health Minister Suprun Childhood immunization against most common infectious diseases is a matter of national security. Due to poor vaccination coverage in Ukraine, cases of tetanus, measles and even deaths from tuberculosis are being registered.Ukraines acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun said at a briefing on the occasion of the European Immunization Week, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform. "Vaccination, without exaggeration, is a national security issue in Ukraine. This is the most successful and cost-effective strategy to prevent 28 serious infectious diseases. The more developed the country is, the more vaccines are stipulated by its healthcare for children and adults," Suprun said. Read more: Suprun on healthcare reform: "Public insurance is the best system for a developing country" Today, the Ukrainian immunization schedule includes 10 vaccines, while the EU, North and South America immunize against at least 13 infectious diseases. According to WHO recommendations, 95 percent of the child population should be vaccinated. Due to vaccine refusals by parents, poor awareness of the consequences of such refusals, and the anti-vaccination campaign in the media, Ukraine is now the worlds least immunized country. Suprun says that negative effects of this are being already experienced in Ukraine. Read more: "Our reform is revolution of dignity in healthcare system," - Suprun According to Suprun, thanks to UNICEFs procurement of vaccines, Ukraine currently has enough vaccines, including in the regions. The acting minister advised parents who are denied a vaccine to address the regional state administration or, if no response is received, the Ministry of Health.
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Is UK biggest exporter of legal cannabis?
Is UK biggest exporter of legal cannabis?
The families of two children are seeking medical cannabis to help stop their seizures.
    2018-05-23 11:43:17


London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures
London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures
A watchdog says innovative changes helped boost London Ambulance Services performance.
    2018-05-23 11:42:41


Toddlers to help dementia patients in Conwy restore memories
Toddlers to help dementia patients in Conwy restore memories
Toddlers spend time with dementia patients in Colwyn Bay to test the potential for restoring memory.
    2018-05-23 11:42:37


GPs call for more help to tackle epidemic of loneliness
GPs call for more help to tackle epidemic of loneliness
Doctors in Northern Ireland say loneliness has become a public health epidemic.
    2018-05-23 11:42:34


Campaigners in court over NHS policy
Campaigners in court over NHS policy
Group - backed by Prof Stephen Hawking before his death - are challenging creation of new health management bodies.
    2018-05-23 09:41:20


Are we using too much Calpol?
Are we using too much Calpol?
Thousands of litres are sold in the UK every year but do we use it at the right times?
    2018-05-23 03:13:01


Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?
Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?
Artificial sweeteners offer a sweet taste without the calories, but are they healthy?
    2018-05-23 03:12:58


£13.4m claw back over NHS Wales waiting time failures
£13.4m claw back over NHS Wales waiting time failures
Three health boards fail to qualify for a share of £50m extra cash for improving waiting times.
    2018-05-22 19:11:35


Hundreds of ambulance staff work days lost due to abuse
Hundreds of ambulance staff work days lost due to abuse
There have been 2,278 reported incidents of abuse on ambulance staff since 2012/2013, figures show.
    2018-05-22 19:11:30


Blitz on sweet treats sees slow start
Blitz on sweet treats sees slow start
The sugar hit in puddings, biscuits and chocolate remains high despite a crackdown.
    2018-05-22 17:45:18


Lini Puthussery: Hero nurse who died battling the Nipah virus
Lini Puthussery: Hero nurse who died battling the Nipah virus
Lini Puthussery is among 10 people killed in the viral outbreak in Indias southern state of Kerala.
    2018-05-22 16:42:35


Iran mushroom poisoning: More than 800 sick from deadly fungi
Iran mushroom poisoning: More than 800 sick from deadly fungi
At least 11 die and 800 fall ill after eating the deadly fungi in the west of the country.
    2018-05-22 10:42:58


Drug addicts in Scotland waiting up to six months for treatment
Drug addicts in Scotland waiting up to six months for treatment
Experts say more people with drug and alcohol problems should be fast-tracked for treatment.
    2018-05-22 10:42:54


Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly
Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be deadly killer of humans.
    2018-05-22 10:42:51


Doctors explain Michael Jacksons impossible dance move
Doctors explain Michael Jacksons impossible dance move
Spine experts reveal the improbable dynamics of the Smooth Criminal lean.
    2018-05-22 07:11:31


An egg a day to keep the doctor away?
An egg a day to keep the doctor away?
A study in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of a stroke
    2018-05-22 03:41:14


Germ clue to childhood cancer
Germ clue to childhood cancer
Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia.
    2018-05-21 20:41:38


What do people want to happen at lifes end?
What do people want to happen at lifes end?
A hospice charity wants people to talk more about dying and bereavement.
    2018-05-21 12:41:57


Pepes story: How I survived Spanish flu
Pepes story: How I survived Spanish flu
José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.
    2018-05-21 12:41:52


Period power brings free sanitary towels to school
Period power brings free sanitary towels to school
Pupils at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.
    2018-05-21 10:41:36


Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India
Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India
Nipah is top of the list of 10 priority diseases the WHO has identified for the next major outbreak.
    2018-05-21 10:41:31


Nanoparticles from tea leaves destroy lung cancer cells
Nanoparticles from tea leaves destroy lung cancer cells
Scientists found tiny nanoparticles from the leaves destroyed 80% of cells they were applied to.
    2018-05-21 10:41:27


Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations to begin in DR Congo
Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations to begin in DR Congo
Some 4,000 vaccines will be used to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 25 people.
    2018-05-21 10:41:18


‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain
‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court.
    2018-05-21 07:13:12


Exercising regularly can keep heart and arteries young
Exercising regularly can keep heart and arteries young
Four to five sessions a week are needed to stop the main arteries to the heart from furring up.
    2018-05-21 07:13:07


Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.
    2018-05-21 00:40:57


Mental Health Awareness Week: My camera helped me beat anxiety
Mental Health Awareness Week: My camera helped me beat anxiety
A photographers portraits of strangers helped him to overcome his mental health problems.
    2018-05-20 14:11:55


Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?
Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?
Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?
    2018-05-20 02:40:58


The little girl who cant enjoy the summer
The little girl who cant enjoy the summer
Seven-year-old Harper Mitchell Hyslop has rare lung condition which makes it difficult to be in any heat.
    2018-05-18 20:46:50


Chorley and Royal Preston hospitals on high alert 169 times over winter
Chorley and Royal Preston hospitals on high alert 169 times over winter
Chorley and Preston hospitals issued 169 high level alerts across the winter of 2017-18.
    2018-05-18 20:46:03

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