Health

Low levels of air pollution linked to changes in the heart

Image copyright Getty Images Regular exposure to even low levels of air pollution may cause changes to the heart similar to those in the early stages of heart failure, experts say. A study of 4,000 people in the UK found those who lived by loud, busy roads had larger hearts on average than those living in less polluted areas. This was despite the fact people in the study were exposed

Low levels of air pollution linked to changes in the heart

Image copyright Getty Images Regular exposure to even low levels of air pollution may cause changes to the heart similar to those in the early stages of heart failure, experts say. A study of 4,000 people in the UK found those who lived by loud, busy roads had larger hearts on average than those living in less polluted areas. This was despite the fact people in the study were exposed

Give your bones a workout, public told

Image copyright Getty Images Too many of us are neglecting to do exercises for strong muscles and bones, says Public Health England (PHE). It’s launched a new report giving advice on how people can age better by doing the right workouts. While the message about doing aerobic exercise for a healthy heart and lungs is getting through, people are less clear about the need to look after their overall strength

Give your bones a workout, public told

Image copyright Getty Images Too many of us are neglecting to do exercises for strong muscles and bones, says Public Health England (PHE). It’s launched a new report giving advice on how people can age better by doing the right workouts. While the message about doing aerobic exercise for a healthy heart and lungs is getting through, people are less clear about the need to look after their overall strength

Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Image copyright Science Photo Library Increasing numbers of people are being readmitted to hospital in England with preventable conditions such as pneumonia and pressure sores, according to Nuffield Trust research. Better care in hospital and at home afterwards could have made a difference, it said. Emergency readmissions, within 30 days of discharge, have risen by a fifth over the past seven years. The government said no-one should endure unnecessary trips

Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Image copyright Science Photo Library Increasing numbers of people are being readmitted to hospital in England with preventable conditions such as pneumonia and pressure sores, according to Nuffield Trust research. Better care in hospital and at home afterwards could have made a difference, it said. Emergency readmissions, within 30 days of discharge, have risen by a fifth over the past seven years. The government said no-one should endure unnecessary trips

Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Image copyright Science Photo Library Increasing numbers of people are being readmitted to hospital in England with preventable conditions such as pneumonia and pressure sores, according to Nuffield Trust research. Better care in hospital and at home afterwards could have made a difference, it said. Emergency readmissions, within 30 days of discharge, have risen by a fifth over the past seven years. The government said no-one should endure unnecessary trips

Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Image copyright Science Photo Library Increasing numbers of people are being readmitted to hospital in England with preventable conditions such as pneumonia and pressure sores, according to Nuffield Trust research. Better care in hospital and at home afterwards could have made a difference, it said. Emergency readmissions, within 30 days of discharge, have risen by a fifth over the past seven years. The government said no-one should endure unnecessary trips

Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Image copyright Science Photo Library Increasing numbers of people are being readmitted to hospital in England with preventable conditions such as pneumonia and pressure sores, according to Nuffield Trust research. Better care in hospital and at home afterwards could have made a difference, it said. Emergency readmissions, within 30 days of discharge, have risen by a fifth over the past seven years. The government said no-one should endure unnecessary trips

Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Picture copyright Science Photograph Library Growing numbers of individuals are being readmitted to hospital in England with preventable circumstances resembling pneumonia and stress sores, in accordance with Nuffield Belief analysis. Higher care in hospital and at house afterwards may have made a distinction, it stated. Emergency readmissions, inside 30 days of discharge, have risen by a fifth over the previous seven years. The federal government stated no-one ought to endure