News tagged with national health service

Want to stop smoking? See a specialist

Smokers in England who want to stop smoking are three times more likely to succeed if they see a trained advisor than if they try by themselves, according to a new study published online today in the medical journal Addiction. Worryi ...

Dec 20, 2013
popularity 0 comments 0

Struggling with chronic pain

People who suffer with chronic musculoskeletal pain face a daily struggle with their sense of self and find it difficult to prove the legitimacy of their condition.

Dec 02, 2013
popularity 0 comments 0

UK experts: Cosmetic surgery needs tighter rules

A group of independent experts has slammed Britain's cosmetic surgery industry for not protecting patients adequately and is calling for stricter controls in the aftermath of a breast implant scandal in Europe ...

Apr 23, 2013
popularity 0 comments 0