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Hospital patients’ hands are covered in antibiotic resistant superbugs, study suggests 

Hospital patients’ hands are covered in antibiotic resistant superbugs, study suggests Antibiotic resistant infections are difficult or impossible to treat  The World Health Organization considers the spread of antibiotic resistance a top public health concern  Superbugs are especially common in hospitals and are mostly thought to be spread by doctors, nurses and staff  But a… Read More »

Bangers and burgers ’cause 4,000 DEATHS a year’ study claims

Sausages and burgers are killing more than 4,000 Brits a year, an international study has claimed. Processed meats are causing death rates higher than most other countries according to findings published in the respected Lancet medical journal. Scientists calculated that there were a total of 90,000 deaths caused directly by poor diet in Britain in… Read More »