I found my girl, 21, dead in bed after taking prescribed dose of sleeping pills

[ad_1] A 21-YEAR-OLD woman passed away after accidentally overdosing on prescribed medication, an inquest heard. Chloe Caton passed away on June 1 as she slept on a mattress at the foot of her mum’s bed in Newcastle-under-Lyme. 3 Chloe Caton, 21, was found dead at the foot of her mum’s bed on June 1, 2023Credit: … Read more

Gambling addicts to be prescribed drugs to help kick habit under new NHS plans

[ad_1] GAMBLERS who want to kick the habit should be offered help from a GP and even medication, health chiefs say. A first-ever official guide from the NHS watchdog, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, is a major step to treating betting addiction as a health issue. 1 Around 300,000 Brits are estimated … Read more

Laughter really is the best medicine and ‘should be prescribed on NHS’

[ad_1] LAUGHTER may actually be the best medicine for heart disease, scientists say. Chuckling along to comedy shows helps boost the organ’s ability to pump blood around the body, Brazilian researchers found. 1 Laughing therapy can help treat heart disease by improving the organ’s ability to pump blood around the body, Brazilian researchers sayCredit: Getty … Read more

Major change to how contraception is prescribed – are you affected?

[ad_1] CONTRACEPTIVE coils and implants could be given out by pharmacists under new plans. Women will also be able to get the contraceptive pill without a doctor’s appointment, under the NHS reforms. 1 Pharmacists in England are now able to provide an annual contraceptive pill check up — taking the role away from GPsCredit: Getty … Read more

Diet that beats diabetes to be prescribed on NHS – average patients ditch 2 stone

[ad_1] SOUP and shakes are set to be prescribed on the NHS as part of a new diet plan to help patients beat diabetes. The new plan saw average patients drop two stone in clinical trials and limits daily intake to 850 calories, with the aim of helping 500 Type 2 diabetics kick the disease … Read more

Drugs prescribed to millions of Brits ‘can pose a threat to your brain’

[ad_1] DRUGS that are prescribed to millions of Brits could pose a risk to the health of your brain in later life, experts have warned. Anti-anxiety medication is used for people who are struggling with overwhelming feelings and can also be used for those have issues with sleep. 1 Medics tested diazepam on mice and … Read more

I’m a doctor – here’s why vibrators should be prescribed free to all women

[ad_1] USING a vibrator is a pleasurable experience. But now researchers say they could also help women with a myriad of health issues. 1 Researchers have said medics should consider prescribing vibrators to womenCredit: Getty Experts in the US have revealed their benefits could even warrant the devices being prescribed to women free of charge. … Read more

Retired doctor wrongly prescribed sex-change treatments to seven trans patients — including one who was aged just nine

[ad_1] A RETIRED doctor wrongly prescribed sex-change treatments to seven trans patients — including one who was aged just nine. Dr Michael Webberley provided puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones via GenderGP, his online gender clinic. WNS Dr Michael Webberley wrongly prescribed sex-change treatments to seven trans patients — including one who was aged just nine[/caption] … Read more