AQAGeog1 Health I...
Follow
Find
2.6K views | +2 today
 
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
onto AQAGeog1 Health Issues
Scoop.it!

Lagging UK health? We should blame ourselves, not the NHS

Lagging UK health? We should blame ourselves, not the NHS | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Michael White: Unhealthy headlines and Mid Staff failings bring calls for heads to roll, but much in the NHS is better and we must do the same
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

AQAGeog1 Health Issues
A level reading for the unit Geog1 Health Issues
Curated by JOHN SAYERS
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

How smart syringes, aimed at stopping HIV, work - 15 secs

How smart syringes, aimed at stopping HIV, work - 15 secs | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Only smart syringes that break after one use should be used for injections by 2020, the World Health Organization has announced. But how do they work?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

WHO promotes 'auto-disable' syringes to prevent infection

WHO promotes 'auto-disable' syringes to prevent infection | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The World Health Organisation will recommend the use of smart "auto-disable" syringes to reduce infections.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Half of children 'not eating fruit and vegetables daily'

Half of children 'not eating fruit and vegetables daily' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Newsround heard from more than 1,400 children across the UK about what they eat and how much they know about how it affects them
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Parents not recognising obesity in their own children

Parents not recognising obesity in their own children | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Many parents in England are failing to recognise that their children are overweight until the problem has reached an extreme level, say researchers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Uganda male circumcision truck brings hope on HIV

Uganda male circumcision truck brings hope on HIV | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Male circumcision can reduce the risk of HIV by 60%, the WHO says, and a mobile clinic is helping to make the procedure in Uganda far more accessible.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Obese need special help - minister

Obese need special help - minister | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Overweight people who struggle to shed the pounds should be given incentives to lead a more healthy and active lifestyle, Conservative minister Claire Perry has said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Creating a fertile future for smallholder farmers in Africa

Creating a fertile future for smallholder farmers in Africa | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
What are the most effective ways of encouraging the development of smallholder farming? Diversification, training and working with the private sector are key, writes Frederika Whitehead
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

DNA Injection Works Like An HIV 'Vaccine'

DNA Injection Works Like An HIV 'Vaccine' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A new technique tricks the HIV virus into attaching itself to an antibody-like molecule created by the body.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

'Focus on fitness not fatness'

'Focus on fitness not fatness' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
In this week's Scrubbing Up, Dr Gavin Sandercock argues there has been a well-meaning but misguided focus on obesity, while the harm caused by inactivity has been overlooked.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Fat Guidelines 'Shouldn't Have Been Introduced'

Fat Guidelines 'Shouldn't Have Been Introduced' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Advice warning people to avoid eating fatty foods like butter and cheese "lacked any solid trial evidence to back it".
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Our obesity epidemic is being fuelled by an avalanche of sugar

Our obesity epidemic is being fuelled by an avalanche of sugar | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The average Irish person eats a whopping 24 spoons of sugar in their convenience food every day – almost three times more than the global average.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

WHO urges shift to single-use smart syringes

WHO urges shift to single-use smart syringes | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Smart syringes that can be used only once should be used for injections, the World Health Organization has announced.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Reused syringes cause over 270 HIV infections in Cambodia

Reused syringes cause over 270 HIV infections in Cambodia | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
An unlicensed doctor in Cambodia is accused of infecting over 270 people after using dirty syringes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

NHS approach to obesity inexplicable, say MPs

NHS approach to obesity inexplicable, say MPs | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
MPs say it's "inexplicable" the NHS in England spends more on bariatric surgery than well-established measures to prevent obesity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Parents 'rarely spot child obesity'

Parents 'rarely spot child obesity' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Dumfries and Galloway school food sales restrictions considered

Dumfries and Galloway school food sales restrictions considered | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Rules about where and when street traders can sell food near schools in Dumfries and Galloway could be set to change.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

The cost of being unhealthy

The cost of being unhealthy | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Despite all the warnings, too many of us are living unhealthy lifestyles. This causes a serious burden - and not just to the individual, but to the NHS and wider society as well.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

'World grappling with malnutrition'

'World grappling with malnutrition' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Every nation on the planet, except China, is crossing a "malnutrition red line", suffering from too little or too much nutrition, a report warns.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Radical HIV vaccine ploy raises hope

Radical HIV vaccine ploy raises hope | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
In a radical new approach to HIV vaccination, DNA in monkeys is transformed and seems to give total protection against the virus, US scientists say.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Obese Could Lose Benefits Unless They Diet

Obese Could Lose Benefits Unless They Diet | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Alcoholics, drug addicts and obese people face losing their benefits if they refuse treatment, as a Government review is ordered.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

Food fight: Row over fat advice

Food fight: Row over fat advice | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A row has erupted over claims that advice to eat less saturated fat had been based on shaky evidence. So, what is the best way to eat well?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by JOHN SAYERS
Scoop.it!

BBC Future of Food - Part 2: Senegal - YouTube

Future of Food - Part 2: Senegal George heads out to India to discover how a changing diet in the developing world is putting pressure on the world's limited...
more...
No comment yet.