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UK health service risks 350,000 staff gap by 2030: thinktanks

FILE PHOTO: An NHS sign is seen at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London, Britain May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Lack of staff now represents a bigger challenge to Britain’s health service than funding and the system could face a 350,000 personnel shortage by 2030, leading health thinktanks warned on Thursday.… Read More »

AHA: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Not VITAL to Heart Health

CHICAGO — Supplementation with vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids did not lead to a lower incidence of cardiovascular events or invasive cancer versus placebo, researchers reported here. In the VITAL trial, 1,617 participants were diagnosed with cancer (793 taking vitamin D; 824 on placebo) during 5.3 years of follow-up (hazard ratio 0.96, 95% CI… Read More »