MEDICAL NEWS: Archive

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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Newtons Medical News – October

All the latest medical news this October: In Profile – Having a dog may make you healthier. The NHS unveils a plan to cut down on single-use plastic. A new medical theory may explain why Neanderthals died out and in surgical news, a new mapping process has been designed to help the correct placement of pacemakers. An innovative graphene filter will help to manage bacteria in hospitals and our Newtons Product Profile looks at Zoll AED Equipment.

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Newtons Medical News – September

All of the latest medical news for this month. Pioneering new treatments from the NHS for deafness and blindness in chuildren. And have doctors found a cure for the common cold? In surgical news; babies born by Cesarean section have a different gut biome and in dental news - is this the end of fillings? The WHO World Patient Safety Day looks at ways to prevent and control infection in areas where there is conflict. AND: Last Chance to Buy - these products are selling-out fast in our online shop.

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Newtons Medical News – August

Our round-up of medical news stories for August looks at the increasing number of measles cases in the UK and USA, NHS efforts to reduce long term hospital stays, living longer as an optimist and pioneering surgical techniques to help patients regain movement after paralysis and to operate on heart valves without open heart surgery. And in Endoscopy News we take a look at cutting edge pill-sized endoscopic cameras.

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Newtons Medical News – July

In Newtons Medical News this month we look at how Artificial Intelligence is changing the way we access medical support. The HPV Vaccine programme is being expanded in the UK to to include boys, how music can calm anxious patients and decontamination of hospital scrubs and flying insects in hospitals. In Newton’s News is the Chicopee® Microfibre Light Cloth and, COMING SOON, our summer sale.

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Newtons Medical News – June

Our round-up of this month's medical news looks at high tech developments from the NHS, preventing strokes with a drug for acne, preserving livers for transplant, endoscopic removal of button batteries which have been swallowed by children and tracking the movement of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospital environments. You can also find out more about our latest PRODUCT DISCOUNT OF THE MONTH.

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Newtons Medical News – May

In the news this month: Medical Treatments of the Past, NHS plans to free-up GPs’ valuable time, Pioneering surgery to help deaf children, Teaching endoscopy skills with gaming, Ultraviolet and red light irradiation to decontaminate transplanted organs, The Welch Allyn Hand Held Sphygmanometer is our popular product discount of the month.

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Newtons Medical News – April

Our April round-up of stories from the medical and surgical world. In this month's edition: Raising Awareness of the Symptoms of Bowel Cancer, The NHS ‘Long Term Plan’, Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes, Bacteria which can Survive in Hospital Environments, Good News for Joint Replacement Recipients and our Fantastic NEW Care Product Range.

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