MEDICAL NEWS: Archive

Newtons Medical News – September 2020

In the news this month: NHS News sees a major push for winter flu jabs. In COVID-19 news, the virus is likely to become seasonal over time. In Health news, could video gaming be good for you? And scientists have established that waistline size is definitively linked to ill health. In decontamination news, heat and humidity are the best ways to decontaminate N95 Masks. In Newtons News, find out more about our school hygiene packs.

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Newtons Medical News – August 2020

In the news this month: In Profile: The genetics of eczma. Scientists identify the gene mutations which cause the condition. In COVID-19 news: The NHS launches ‘COVID friendly’ cancer treatments and scientists believe that more people have had COVID-19 than official figures show. In health news; scientists investigate lucid dreaming. Endoscopy news sees the invention of a new 'bacteria grabber'. In Newtons News; more about our fantastic face mask range.

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Newtons Medical News – July 2020

News in profile this month: Managing medical emergencies in space. In COVID-19 news, two vaccine trials show positive results and the NHS launches an online rehabilitation programme. In medical history news, scientists have discovered that Vikings carried smallpox. Health news includes interesting information about goosebumps! In decontamination news, research raises questions over the reuse of facemasks in hospital environments. In Newtons News – find out about our antiviral wipes and effective face masks available to buy today.

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Newtons Medical News – June 2020

In Profile: The UK Government unveils major plan to boost antibiotic development. In COVID-19 news; Trials of a new saliva test in Southampton and Dexamethasaone is hailed as a life saving treatment for COVID-9. In NHS news; New online tools for diabetes are launched and in health technology news, robots are being used to help deal with the pandemic. In health news; It is the 20th anniversary of mapping the human genome and research has helped scientists to understand the spread of measles. Good news in Newtons News as Sanisafe 4c wipes are back in stock.

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HAPPY 72nd Birthday to the NHS

A VERY HAPPY 72nd Birthday to the NHS 🎂🎉🎇 From all at Newtons Medical Supplies.   We work closely with a number of NHS Trusts and other customers to provide them with high quality medical supplies. Find out more on our NHS Purchasing page or contact us for further information.    

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Newtons Medical News – May 2020

In the news this month - Celebrating our wonderful nurses during International Nurses Year. COVID-19 news; investigating underlying conditions that affect the progress of the virus and a new inhaler treatment to boost the immune system. In medical technology news, scientists have developed a bionic eye. Infection control news; a focus on hospital handwashing. And in Newton’s news; new face masks in our online shop.

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Newtons Medical News – April 2020

In profile this month - A treatment or a vaccine for the corona virus? In NHS news, an innovative new cancer drug has received funding and have you ever been bitten by a crocodile? In health news, hay fever season is back, information on sleep and vitamin D and medical monitoring in your clothing. In Newton’s news we have a product update.

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Newtons Medical News – March

In the news this month: In profile: coping with COVID-19, keeping positive and avoiding worry. In health news: An egg a day, is full fat milk bad for children's health? Sugar or sweeteners? And in Newtons News: Product Availability and thank you to the NHS.

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Newtons Medical News – February

In February’s Newtons Medical News. In Profile: The Corona Virus outbreak dominates the headlines, keeping up to date with the latest advice, effective hand hygiene and tracking the virus. In Health News: dinosaur health problems and the negatives of too much home cleaning. Endoscopy news: A new approach to diagnosing celiac disease. Sterile Services News: keeping hospital sinks germ free and in Newtons News: helpful products for good hand hygiene and virus prevention.

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Newtons Medical News – January

In Profile this month: Public Health Initiatives in the first two decades of the century which have had the greatest impact. In NHS News, a new strategy for migraine and headache care. In health news – training for a marathon may make you younger and in Endoscopy News we share an article about a Day in the Life of a Nursing Endoscopist. We also look at robot arm technology, the germs found on doctors’ white coats and some of the great products available from Newtons Medical Supplies this winter.

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