MEDICAL NEWS: Archive

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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Newtons Medical News – December

In Profile this month, food labelling and scanning children’s brains to tackle obesity. The NHS fears the annual return of the Norovirus. In endoscopy news, new imaging technology has been developed to spot early signs of colorectal cancer. In health news, mobile ‘phones and the danger of head and neck injuries and we also look at the germs that may be lurking in your makeup bag! At the end of the year we like to wish a happy Christmas to all of our readers and customers.

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Newtons Medical News – November

In Newtons Medical News this month: What can our animal friends teach us about human health? In NHS news we look at the increase in burn injuries at this time of year, an increase in the number of young people who want to be doctors and London trauma centre finds a new way to deal with major bleeding. In health news we find out why some of us don’t like our vegetables and in Sterile Services news we look at the major challenge of infections which are resistant to antibiotics. In Newton’s News we look at our relationship with our hard-working colleagues in the NHS.

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