Health Headlines: Morning heart attacks, treatment requests and autism screening

Welcome to our daily round-up of health stories making the national news. Don't forget to tell us your views.

Morning heart attacks - The Independent
The most serious heart attacks happen in the morning, research has shown. Between 6am and noon, a heart attack is likely to affect 20 per cent more of the organ than if it happens at another time, according to doctors in Spain.
Morning heart attacks cause more damage

Treatment requests - The Daily Telegraph
As GP reports, doctors are being forced to make more special requests for treatment for their patients as NHS managers try to cut costs.
17% more special requests for treatment as NHS rations care

Autism screening - BBC
Asking parents a few simple questions about their baby during routine one-year well-baby checks can help spot early autism, say US experts.
Screen may spot autism in one-year-olds

 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register

Already registered?

Sign in

Follow Us:

Just published

Doctors are being 'taxed out of the NHS', warns BMA chair

Doctors are being 'taxed out of the NHS', warns BMA chair

The NHS risks being brought to a standstill because 'perverse and punitive pension...

Welsh GP contract deal delivers £25m funding boost and partner incentives

Welsh GP contract deal delivers £25m funding boost and partner incentives

GPs in Wales will receive a £25m increase in funding in 2019/20 as part of a new...

Elected BMA members to receive equality training after sexism investigation

Elected BMA members to receive equality training after sexism investigation

BMA chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul has promised that the association will 'learn, act and...

NHS Resolution moves to allay fears over state indemnity 'small print'

NHS Resolution moves to allay fears over state indemnity 'small print'

Information about GPs will only be passed to the GMC under 'very rare circumstances'...

BMA U-turn over sexism and harassment debate at annual conference

BMA U-turn over sexism and harassment debate at annual conference

Doctors' leaders will debate claims that the BMA fails to address sexism and harassment...

Doctors begin giving evidence in BMA sexism investigation

Doctors begin giving evidence in BMA sexism investigation

Doctors have started giving evidence as part of the investigation into sexism and...