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British doctors face jail over fake abortion consent


March 24th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) The British government has warned that doctors who were found illegally carrying out abortions by faking consent forms would be put behind bars.The warning was issued ... Read more...

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Did David Cameron give a fist bump to Andrew Lansley?


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Prime Minister David Cameron is rumored to have given Health Secretary Andrew Lansley a fist bump after the Prime Minister’s Questions session at the House of ... Read more...

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Overseas doctors to undergo language test for Britain


October 4th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Foreign doctors coming to Britain seeking employment will now have to undertake a mandatory English test before being allowed to work in the Nation Health Service ... Read more...

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Brit homosexual men can donate blood if they did not have sex for decade


April 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Homosexual men may soon be able to donate blood as a ban stopping them from doing so is soon to be lifted.The ban is being lifted after it ... Read more...

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UK govt to rope in superhero Sportacus to tackle obesity


March 14th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): British ministers are considering roping in a famous children's character to help them tackle obesity.They hope the BBC children's programme Lazytown, which sees the athletic superhero Sportacus ... Read more...

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UK restaurants, company canteens to put calorie counts on their menus


February 19th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): In a bid to fight the obesity epidemic, restaurants, fast food outlets and company canteens in the UK will be pressured to put calorie counts on their menus.The ... Read more...

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UK surgeons call for changes in weight-loss surgery rules


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): With modern lifestyles, excessive weight is an increasingly common condition resulting in greater health risks.Now, surgeons in the UK are urging lawmakers to change a rule that allows ... Read more...

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Britain runs out of swine flu vaccine


January 6th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) British Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has admitted that the country was running short of swine flu vaccines.The health secretary has issued a message to manufacturers as doctors said ... Read more...

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UK Govt. may force tobacco companies to package cigarettes in plain wrappers


November 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Tobacco companies could soon be forced to sell cigarette in plain brown wrappers, as a part of the UK Government's effort to stop young people picking up habit. ... Read more...

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Nestle joins obesity battle by rewarding families buying Kit Kats, Smarties


October 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Food firm Nestle has joined a Government campaign to combat obesity by linking the official Change4Life logo on a website that has products carrying tokens offering points towards ... Read more...

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Brit docs call for ‘fat taxes’ on unhealthy food


July 11th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Leading British doctors have urged ministers to impose 'fat taxes' on unhealthy food and introduce cigarette-style warnings to children about the dangers of a poor diet.Senior medical figures ... Read more...

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Britain says no to action against unhealthy food


July 8th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Health campaigners are shocked by the British government's conditional proposal not to take action against food firms manufacturing sugary, salty and fatty drinks and eats. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley ... Read more...

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Cameron cabinet’s happy marriages record blemished


June 20th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 20 (IANS) The record of British Prime Minister David Cameron's cabinet as a group of happily married members with the least number of divorcees took a beating ... Read more...

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The New British PM - David Cameron


May 12th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Eton and Oxford educated Conservative leader David Cameron, 43, has become the 53rd prime minister of Britain, ending 13 years of Labour rule and giving the country ... Read more...

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Number of Brits dying due to obesity doubles in 10 years


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): The number of middle-aged people dying as a result of obesity in the UK has almost doubled in the last decade, according to official figures.More than 190 people ... Read more...

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British women giving birth in lifts, toilets: report


August 26th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A shortage of midwives and hospital beds is forcing thousands of British women to give birth outside maternity wards, putting the lives of babies and mothers at risk, ... Read more...

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Booze, drugs, sex posing a threat to teens health


August 27th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Booze, drugs, cigarettes and sex are adversely affecting the health of British teenagers, says a new report.According to the report released by Tories, British kids as young ... Read more...

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Most Brit hospitals infested with rats, fleas and bed bugs


August 6th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): Most of the 171 hospitals that come under the purview of Britains National Health Service (NHS) are infested with rats, fleas, bed bugs and other forms of vermin. This ... Read more...

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