Growing issue of prescription drug addiction examined

Public Health England is starting a review of the growing issue of prescription drug addiction.

NHS information indicate that medications are prescribed for one in every 11 patients in England that might be addictive or hard to get off. Sedatives, painkillers and anti-depressants are included in this.

PHE intends to prevent a scenario like that in the US, where opioid addiction ...

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Canadian scientists have created exercise, screen time and sleep instructions

Research has disclosed that less than 10 percent of British adolescents fulfil the recommended sleep, workout and screen time rules.


According to Canadian researchers ' 24-hour movement guidelines’, children between the ages of 5 and 17 should spend an hour per day doing moderate to energetic exercise, no more than two hours per day in front of a screen, and at leas...

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HRT deficiency leaves thousands of UK females untreated

Medical specialists call for intervention to address the domestic hormone substitute treatment (HRT) shortage of products used to manage menopausal symptoms. The shortage in the UK causes trouble for thousands of females, medical specialists said.


The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the British Menopause Society (BMS) and the Faculty of Sexual an...

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English smokers light up 1.5 billion less cigarettes a year

A research, financed by Cancer Research UK and released in the Jama Network Open newspaper, discovered that median cigarette consumption dropped by almost a third between 2011 and 2018, with about 118 million fewer cigarettes consumed every month. The University College London (UCL) team examined cigarette sales data from over 135,000 individuals in the Smoking Toolkit Study as well as the mont...

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