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BACKGROUND In England and Wales, the Department of Health introduced a primary prevention programme, NHS Health Checks, to provide screening for cardiovascular risk amongst people aged 40-74. The aim of this programme is to offer treatment and advice to those identified with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD).The North East of England has(More)
Use of electrosurgery or laser surgery in the presence of metallic implants has been implicated in generating heat-induced injury to peri-implant bone, with the subsequent loss of osseointegration. Studies involving lasers offer conflicting results, while in the case of the electrosurg, little research has been published supporting or refuting these claims.(More)
Thesis The continuous media coverage of the recent outbreak of H1N1 has triggered an international panic; therefore, we recommend several policy changes for handling any future incidents. Abstract The continuous media coverage of the recent outbreak of H1N1 has triggered an international panic. This paper clarifies many of the misconceptions about the H1N1,(More)
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