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PM to give 'significant' cash to the NHS

The NHS will receive a “significant increase” in its budget to coincide with the service’s 70th birthday, the health secretary has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Jeremy Hunt said Prime Minister Theresa May was “unbelievably committed” to “sustainable funding increases”. However, it is understood that the deal is still far from finalised. It […]

Food & Nutrition

The Vegan Diet Explained

There are many good reasons to switch to a completely plant-based diet, with concerns over animal welfare and the hefty environmental cost of the meat industry being two of the most common. Even if you don’t go completely vegan, eating a plant-based diet most of the time is likely to improve your health by increasing […]

Health

Migraine Medications and Antidepressants: a Risky Mix?

What are the health risks associated with taking migraine medications and antidepressants at the same time? Answers from Jerry W. Swanson, M.D. Reports suggest that combining migraine medications called triptans with certain antidepressants—including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)—may increase the risk of a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. […]