According to a research carried out by a group of researchers from Ohio State University, it has been unveiled that 8.6 million women lose their lives every due to coronary artery disease (CAD).
CAD-related deaths make up 33% of all deaths among women. Then also it has been seen that not many preventive steps are being taken in comparison to men.
As per the Health and Social Care Information Centre, it has been unveiled that a significant rise has been witnessed in the number of prescriptions given to NHS patients in 2012.
The centre officials were of the view that the prescriptions have soared to its highest level. It has been found that more than a billion prescriptions have been handed out in the past year.
In order to assess the level of care being provided to patients, a new test, Friends and Family test, has been developed.
Simple questions are asked from patients who have stayed overnight in hospital or have visited A&E unit. One of the questions is whether people who have visited any of the above mentioned wards will recommend it to their friends and family.
A recent report about 23 additional mosquito batches in Macon County has been developed by the Macon County Health Department. They have been found to have tested positively for West Nile Virus.
A recent study has shed light on the fact that sex is possible after heart attack. Some doctors were found saying that this subject is not easy to put across the patients. According to a heart specialist, Dr. Ruth, sex is not a subject that they are can easily bring in front of the patients.