Daily Echo: Health News

Knee surgeons could prolong sports careers

Daily Echo:

11:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SURGEONS in Southampton have begun pioneering knee operations that could extend sporting careers.

Tombstoning campaign launched to stop serious injuries

Daily Echo: Tombstoning warnings ignored as temperatures soar

10:57am Monday 21st July 2014

IT’S a fresh warning over a dangerous craze that can leave people horribly injured or worse.

Potential breakthrough in fight against Alzheimer's

Daily Echo: More help demanded for dementia patients in Yorkshire

7:12pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON scientists have given new hope to Alzheimer’s sufferers.

Kids kept off school as sickness bug breaks out

Daily Echo: Make developers build schools too

2:24pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school have kept away today after several staff reported suffering from a sickness bug.

Inquest hears man died after drugs relapse

Daily Echo: My mum died from a heroin overdose - I thought all adults used drugs

7:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A RECOVERING drug addict died of a heroin overdose after relapsing and taking cocaine and heroin, an inquest heard.

The hospital worker who stole £3,600 from vulnerable patients

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE hospital worker has been jailed after stealing hundreds of pounds from vulnerable patients.

Transplant woman organises fundraiser just three weeks after operation

Daily Echo:

11:07am Friday 11th July 2014

A BRAVE young Southampton woman who has undergone a kidney transplant is organising a major event to help others with renal problems.

Boy dies after being found in swimming pool

Daily Echo: Woman flown to hospital after crash

10:49am Thursday 10th July 2014

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy has died after being found "unresponsive" in a swimming pool.

Sickness bug shuts school

Daily Echo:

7:31am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has been forced to close after pupils were taken ill with a severe sickness bug.

Stars attend charity ball to help little Oliver to walk

Daily Echo:

11:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A HUGE appeal launched to help a little Hampshire boy take his first steps has almost reached its target.

I was so fat I could have killed my baby

Daily Echo:

6:23pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

When medics rushed Sian Taylor’s newborn baby Poppy away to save her life, the overweight mum knew something had to change. Here she tells how she turned her life around to become a role model to her children

Sam's helping to save more lives in schools

Daily Echo:

11:57am Monday 7th July 2014

MONTHS ago he was in a hospital bed after his life was saved by a defibrillator.

Cocaine juice death inquest adjourned

Daily Echo: Joromie Lewis

12:06pm Friday 4th July 2014

An inquest into the death of a Hampshire man who drank from a bottle of fruit juice laced with cocaine has been adjourned to a later date.

High praise for city’s trauma unit

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

11:10am Friday 4th July 2014

MORE patients in the south are surviving severe injuries thanks to a specialist trauma centre at a Southampton hospital.

Prom teen Alicia cheats death twice

Daily Echo: Alicia Stevens

10:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

BRAVE Alicia Stevens made it to her school prom just eight weeks after coming out of intensive care.

'Don't name and shame GPs over cancer diagnosis'

Daily Echo: Dr Nigel Watson.

10:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE doctor has hit out at Government plans to name and shame GPs who fail to diagnose cancer as another “attack” which could force many top GPs to leave the profession.

Fundraiser struck down with Weil's disease

Daily Echo: Kate Hack

4:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A FUNDRAISER has told how she suffered organ failure and almost died after taking part in a charity event at a Hampshire activities centre.

City leading the way with hike in research

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

5:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-based health organisations are leading the way in pioneering research.

Immigration bosses stop brother's life saving operation

Daily Echo: Musa Gibba, who needs a life-saving kidney transplant

9:24am Monday 30th June 2014

A SICK man has made a desperate appeal to immigration chiefs to let his brother into the country to save his life.

Tributes to young woman who died after epileptic fit

Daily Echo: Lara Weston

6:00am Friday 27th June 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a young Hampshire woman who died after suffering a severe epileptic fit at home.

Seven out of 10 over 45-year-olds are too fat, say Hampshire experts

Daily Echo: A new programme is being launched encouraging children to lose weight

10:25am Friday 27th June 2014

There is a ''looming health crisis'' facing England as the vast majority of people entering old age are overweight, Hampshire experts have said.

Hunt for escaped mental health patients

Daily Echo: Neil Emery

9:39am Friday 27th June 2014

A COUNTYWIDE hunt has been launched for two men who have escaped from a secure mental health unit.

Nurse had 'sexual relationship with 17-year-old after overdose'

Daily Echo: The Royal Hampshire County Hospital, where Mr Webley died

4:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A NURSE began a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl just days after she was admitted to a Hampshire hospital following an overdose, a tribunal heard.

More mums-to-be in Southampton are smoking

Daily Echo: Siobhan England with her dad Mark, who she encouraged to stop smoking

11:10am Tuesday 24th June 2014

MORE pregnant women are smoking more in Southampton than in most of the south, new figures have revealed.

Large breasts put many women off excercise

Daily Echo: Striders Edge compression sports bra £35 (stridersedge.com)

12:10pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Nearly one in five women say their breasts stop them participating in physical activity, according to new research.

Contractors set to transform hospice

Daily Echo: An artist’s impression of the new-look Naomi House

5:01pm Friday 20th June 2014

A HAMPSHIRE charity has appointed a contractor to lead its £4m transformation.

Scientists could crack age-old problem of teenage behaviour

Daily Echo: Southampton scientists are part of a new study which could explain more about teenage behaviour such as Little Britain character Vicky Pollard, pictured

8:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

Southampton scientists will be part of a multi-million pound study to find out more about teenage behaviour.

City one of the worst places in the country for chlamydia

Daily Echo: City one of the worst places in the country for chlamydia

5:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON remains one of the worst places in the country for cases of chlamydia, new figures have revealed.

Heart unit decision delayed again

Daily Echo: An earlier demonstration to save the unit outside Southampton General.

6:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

A DECISION on the future of children’s heart surgery in Southampton has been delayed again – prompting warnings that the confusion will cost lives.

Paint the town red with hospice’s Rainbow Run

Daily Echo: Fundraisers at Naomi House launch their Rainbow Run

6:06pm Saturday 14th June 2014

CAN you help the Daily Echo paint the town red?

Praise for level of care at NHS trust

Daily Echo: Where will funds come from?

5:59pm Saturday 14th June 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s biggest health providers is celebrating after a glowing report from a national watchdog.

Father saves son's life with vital organ donation

Daily Echo: Ilkay Husseyin saved son Aidan's life by donating his kidney

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

A Hampshire father has given his the son the greatest gift possible - a second chance at life.

Deadly legal high set to be banned

Daily Echo: VICTIM: Adam Hunt.

4:00am Friday 13th June 2014

A DEADLY “legal high” blamed for the death of a Southampton teenager is poised to be banned.

Exposure to dust mites could reduce risk of allergy in babies

Daily Echo: Avoid dust mites to cut your child’s asthma risk

1:25pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Doctors in Southampton have found that exposing babies to a dust mite extract can significantly reduce their risk of developing allergies - and may help to prevent asthma and eczema.

World's smallest pacemaker fitted by city heart experts

Daily Echo: A heart operation to fit a new tiny pacemaker by surgeons at Southampton

12:04pm Monday 9th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON heart experts have successfully implanted the world's smallest pacemaker in a patient.

Crohn's Disease sufferer Becky in bid to help advice line

Daily Echo: SPONSORED WALK: Becky Stanton

4:10pm Monday 9th June 2014

A HAMPSHIRE teenager is determined to give back to the charity which helped her cope with a medical condition.

Charity concert raising funds for hospital

Daily Echo: Just Millie performs at Lollifest II last year

3:06pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A CHARITY concert takes place tomorrow (Fri May 30) to raise money for a Southampton hospital.

Business backs Daily Echo campaign for defibrillators in schools

Daily Echo: Stuart Deas of HP Contracts, pupils Benjamin Wyatt, Isobel Oram and Annalise Potter with school site manager John Troke

2:00pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

A HAMPSHIRE business has donated a defibrillator to its neighbouring school.

Southampton doctors and IT experts awarded £1.1 million

Daily Echo: Dr Mike Celinski

1:20pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

SOUTHAMPTON doctors and IT experts have been awarded £1.1 million by NHS England to develop a new digital monitoring system for critically ill patients.

Asbestos led to veteran’s death

Daily Echo: Lymington New Forest Hospital where the fatal fall took place

12:03pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

A WAR veteran died from exposure to asbestos during his time in the military, an inquest heard.

Hampshire television presenter criticised over cancer comments

Daily Echo: Chris Packham

9:29am Tuesday 20th May 2014

HAMPSHIRE wildlife expert Chris Packham has come under fire for urging people to stop chasing cancer cures and instead focus on wildlife.

City doctors discover new drug to battle lung disease

Daily Echo: Professor Luca Richeldi of Southampton General Hospital

10:10pm Sunday 18th May 2014

DOCTORS in Southampton have discovered a new breakthrough in lung disease treatment.

Chances of stem cell hip surgery 'very slim'

Daily Echo: Vitali Goriainov

6:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

IT IS a revolutionary new operation that uses a 3D hip printed from a machine. But the chances of you having hip surgery using the state-of-the-art implant and stem cells is very slim - according to a Southampton expert.

Market trader died after fall from bed

Daily Echo: Mohinder Singh Taheem

11:09am Friday 16th May 2014

MARKET trader from Hampshire, who was a key member of a Southampton temple for 25 years, died from a fall, an inquest heard.

3D printed hip used in groundbreaking operation in Southampton

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

10:46am Friday 16th May 2014

A GROUNDBREAKING operation using a 3D printed hip has been carried out in Southampton.

Boxer weighs in to help toddler

Daily Echo: Chris Hobbs with toddler James Mills

4:07pm Friday 16th May 2014

BOXER Chris Hobbs is aiming to land a knock-out blow for charity – by swapping his gloves for a bike and climbing boots.

Patients queue to say goodbye to GP after 32 years

Daily Echo: One in five patients in Bradford are unable to make an appointment to see a GP

4:54pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Patients have queued around the block to say farewell to their much-loved GP as he retired after 32 years.

10,000 people head for Alresford's Watercress Festival

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

BE warned that Alresford will be a tad busy this Sunday from 10am. An estimated 10,000 people are set to attend the annual watercress festival.

Labour promises to end long waits to see doctor

Daily Echo: Patients want to be seen today

7:02pm Monday 12th May 2014

LABOUR vowed tonight to end long waits to see a GP, promising all patients an appointment within 48 hours.

Tests to see if aspirin can combat hearing loss

Daily Echo: Alan Fox

4:49pm Thursday 8th May 2014

SCIENTISTS in Hampshire have today launched a new trial that could revolutionise the effects of chemotherapy for tens of thousands of people battling cancer.

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