Menopause: Swansea MP calls for change on 'the change'

Would you be able to spot the signs of menopause? Hot flushes, night sweats and low mood are common symptoms of “the change”, which happens to women in the UK at an average age of 51. Campaigners are encouraging women to talk more about the menopause and calling for more training for medical professionals. Swansea… Continue reading Menopause: Swansea MP calls for change on 'the change'

NHS calls for ban on toy neodymium magnets amid child safety fears

In England, 65 children have needed urgent surgery after swallowing magnets in the last three years. Source link

Covid: Deaf campaigner calls for clear mask research

More research needs to be done into effective clear masks to help deaf people communicate during the pandemic, according to a campaigner. Melissa Julings, 35, from Norwich, said the wearing of masks had left deaf people feeling “isolated” and “lost” throughout the past year. The government is due to review face coverings before 21 June,… Continue reading Covid: Deaf campaigner calls for clear mask research

Coronavirus: Ministers to step up vaccine take-up calls amid variant fears

Matt Hancock is urging anyone who is unsure about having a Covid jab to “look at the situation in Bolton”. Source link

Calls for post-Covid 'revolution' in building air quality

Top experts in how diseases spread are calling for massive improvements to the air in buildings. Source link

Covid: Andy Burnham calls for Greater Manchester over-16s to have vaccine

The mayor of Greater Manchester says a “worrying” spike of cases in Bolton is a “cause of concern”. Source link

Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns have had an effect on many people’s mental health. For Mental Health Awareness Week, BBC North West Tonight has been given access to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) team at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. Right at the start of the pandemic, the mental health… Continue reading Alder Hey children's mental health team see rise in calls for help

EastEnders actress Lacey Turner calls for better miscarriage support

In the UK parents only qualify for treatment on the NHS if they have had three miscarriages in a row. EastEnders actress Lacey Turner has has two miscarriages and believes the current system needs reforming. New research published in The Lancet reveals that miscarriage doubles the risk of depression and quadruples the risk of suicide.… Continue reading EastEnders actress Lacey Turner calls for better miscarriage support

Edibles and children: Poison center calls rise

If a 3-year-old finds a cookie on the table, chances are they are going to eat it. Even if it is made with marijuana or THC, CBD, or other components of cannabis. As more states have legalized the use of marijuana and an ever-widening range of derivative products, it’s not surprising that more children are… Continue reading Edibles and children: Poison center calls rise

Air pollution: Coroner calls for law change after Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death

Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah’s mother calls on the government to “reduce air pollution immediately”. Source link