DWP cuts put government's welfare reforms at risk, says leaked document
Department for Work and Pensions is struggling to meet demands for savings, according to internal review
The government's ambitious welfare reform strategy is at risk because of the speed and depth...
Russia risks consequences over Crimea referendum, Cameron and Merkel say
Leaders' statement implies further sanctions if Russia legitimises referendum but says diplomatic efforts ongoing
David Cameron and Angela Merkel have agreed that any Russian attempt to legitimise...
Are e-cigarettes a 'gateway to nicotine addiction'?
"E-cigarettes are encouraging a new generation to become hooked on nicotine," reports the Mail Online.
E-cigarettes are devices that deliver a heated aerosol ("vapour") of nicotine in a way that...
Claims new blood test can detect Alzheimer's disease
“Blood test that can predict Alzheimer's,” was the headline used by BBC News, the Daily Mail and The Guardian today. Similar coverage was seen across many of the front pages of other newspapers....
Large, small LDL diameters increased CV mortality risk
Both large and small LDL particle diameters were independently associated with an increase in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality risk, with deaths from cardiovascular causes more highly...
Little-Known Health Act Fact: Prison Inmates Are Signing Up
Inmates are taking advantage of the expansion of Medicaid that allows states to extend coverage to single and childless adults — a major part of the prison population.
Report Cites ‘Devastating Toll’ on Health of Syria’s Children
The civil war has annihilated the country’s health care system, leaving children to suffer or die from what may have been treatable illnesses, a report found.
Doctors warned over incorrect drug doses
The Health Service Executive has written to 2,500 doctors warning them of the dangers of incorrectly prescribing blood-thinning drugs.
Economist in warning over fate of SMEs
Professor of Economics at UCD Morgan Kelly has warned that the European Central Bank is planning a "clean-up" of Irish banks which will see large numbers of small and medium-sized businesses go under.
Russia has miscalculated, says Hague
Russia has made a "big miscalculation" in entering Crimea and could face "far-reaching" economic sanctions, Foreign Secretary William Hague says.