Sign up for Englemed updates from TwitterSign up for Englemed updates from Facebook
Contact Englemed
Our contact email address.
We can provide a specialist, tailored health and medical news service for your site.
Click here for more information
RSS graphic XML Graphic Add to Google
About Englemed news services - services and policies.
Englemed News Blog - Ten years and counting.
Diary of a reluctant allergy sufferer - How the British National Health Service deals with allergy.
BookshopFor books on women's health, healthy eating ideas, mental health issues, diabetes, etc click here

WWW Englemed
Copyright Notice. All reports, text and layout copyright Englemed Ltd, 52 Perry Avenue, Birmingham UK B42 2NE. Co Registered in England No 7053778 Some photos copyright Englemed Ltd, others may be used with permission of copyright owners.
Disclaimer: Englemed is a news service and does not provide health advice. Advice should be taken from a medical professional or appropriate health professional about any course of treatment or therapy.
Development of new antibiotics is 'stagnant'
Fri June 24th - Work to develop new antibiotics is ‘stagnant’ and does not meet global needs, a new report from the World Health Organization has warned. More
COVID-19 vaccines 'prevented 20 million deaths' in first year
Fri June 24th - In the first year of the vaccination programme, COVID-19 vaccines prevented about 20 million deaths globally, according to an analysis published today. More
On 09/10/2020 William Haworth wrote:
How long is recovery time after proceedure... on Ablation cuts atrial fibrillat...
On 08/02/2018 David Kelly wrote:
Would you like to write a piece about this to be i... on Researchers unveil new pain re...
On 23/10/2017 Cristina Pereira wrote: on HIV breakthrough - MRC...
On 12/09/2017 Aparna srikantam wrote:
Brilliant finding! indeed a break through in under... on Leprosy research breakthrough...
On 01/07/2017 Annetta wrote:
I have been diagnosed with COPD for over 12 years.... on Seaweed plan for antimicrobial...


05/10/2021 - Wireless kit a good alternative 'glue ear' treatment
A wireless kit with an app might be a cheap alternative to the usual treatment for glue ear and could avoid the need for surgery, developers report today. More

23/03/2021 - COVID-19 associated with hearing loss
Hearing loss and auditory and vestibular problems have been linked to COVID-19 after-effects, according to a new study. More

14/10/2020 - COVID-19 triggers permanent hearing loss
A case of permanent hearing loss linked to COVID-19 infection has been confirmed in a UK patient. More

07/07/2020 - Genetic variant behind cause of adult deafness
Thousands of adults are at risk of deafness because of a common inherited genetic variant, researchers report today. More

14/12/2017 - Headphone aid for glue ear children
An adapted headphone can help children with glue ear cope with the problem – by improving their hearing, developers in Cambridgeshire have announced. More

14/09/2017 - Chemo ear protection plan
A new research project is underway to help avoid hearing loss caused by the chemotherapeutic drug cisplatin, often used to treat childhood cancers. More

25/04/2016 - Search launched for hearing loss drugs
A British charity is to finance a major international search to find the first drugs for hearing loss, it was announced today. More

02/03/2015 - Young ears at risk - WHO
Nightclubs and smartphones are placing the hearing of a generation of adults at risk, according to health experts. More

20/10/2014 - Child infection link to hearing
People who suffered common infections in childhood face an increased risk of hearing loss later in life, British researchers say today. More

05/08/2014 - Hearing gene found
A major study involving twins has led to the discovery of a gene responsible for the quality of hearing, it was announced today. More

01/05/2014 - Deaf threat to musicians
Professional musicians face a massively increased risk of losing their hearing, a study shows today. More

24/04/2014 - Gene hope for hearing treatment
The cochlear implant was a revolution in the treatment of hearing loss - and now researchers say they can boost it with gene therapy. More

03/02/2014 - Wear ear defenders - DJ
A top DJ has urged music lovers to wear ear defenders to concerts amid concern about the growing risk of damage. More

22/03/2013 - Ancient ‘glitch’ blamed for childhood ear infections
Textbooks may have to be re-written after researchers in England discovered why some children are prone to repeated bouts of glue ear – it’s an evolutionary glitch in the development of the middle ear. More

04/02/2013 - Ear problem myths exposed
Campaigners are hoping to expose a series of "myths" about the hearing problem tinnitus this week. More

13/09/2012 - Breakthrough brings hearing treatment hope
British scientists have made a breakthrough in the search for new treatments for hearing loss, it was announced last night. More

25/05/2012 - Hope for ear problem treatment
A combination of cognitive behaviour therapy and sound-based retraining therapy is a significantly more effective treatment for the hearing condition tinnitus than existing therapies, a new study has found. More

20/07/2010 - Mobile threat to ears
Regular mobile phone may cause damage to the ears, researchers claimed today. More

09/02/2010 - DJ heads campaign against noise risk
A well known DJ is fronting a campaign to encourage people to listen to less loud music - and cut the risk to hearing, it was announced yesterday. More

29/12/2009 - Music soothes hearing problem
Modern music technology may provide the key to treating chronic ringing in the ears, researchers reported last night. More

Printer friendly page Printer friendly page