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Personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors leaked, says Singapore Red Cross

The personal data of 4,297 people has been compromised after a website hack, according to a statement by the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) on May 16.  Last Wednesday (May 8), SRC said it was alerted by its web developer to an incident of unauthorised access to the part of its website which supports the recruitment… Read More »

Induced labor not more expensive to healthcare system than spontaneous labor

Expectant parents wait 40 weeks for the arrival of their new baby, but what if labor was induced a week earlier? Conventional wisdom holds that inducing labor at 39 weeks would be cost-prohibitive to a health system. But the results of a joint study between University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare show inducing labor… Read More »

People who drink a glass of wine a day have a lower risk of depression than tee-totallers

People who drink a glass of wine a day have a lower risk of depression than tee-totallers, study finds Researchers in Sweden tracked the lifestyle habits of more than 5,000 people from 1998 to 2010 They found the people with the best mental health drank up to 14 units a week – the equivalent of… Read More »

Average Brit spends more than £65,000 to stay in good basic health

The average Brit will spend more than £65,000 over their lifetime – looking after their basic health it has emerged. A poll of 2,000 adults found we spend an average of £1,091.26 each year on gym memberships, vitamins and supplements, prescriptions, exercise classes and healthy foods. And over the course of a 60.3 year average… Read More »