Less than half of adults saw NHS dentist in past two years, figures show | UK News

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Less than half of adults in England were seen by an NHS dentist over the last two years, according to new data.

Figures from NHS Digital have shown that within a 24-month period, up to the end of February, only 49.7% of adults received any dental treatment.

Within the same time period, only 59% – less than two-thirds – of children were seen by a dentist.

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Dental practices were forced to close for several months due to the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic led to the practices closing in March, which resulted in a fall in numbers visiting dentists, however overall attendance was said to have been “in a bad place” even before lockdown.

Some 21.01 million adult patients were seen for NHS dental treatment in the 24 months to the end of June, down 876,000 compared with the 24 months to the end of February.

A similar decline

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A Bodybuilder Shared What 4 Years of Eating Vegan Did to His Body

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It wasn’t too long ago that there was a widely held consensus that eating meat was the only way to get enough protein into your body for building muscle and seeing true gains. That way of thinking is slowly changing, thanks in part to the growing number of bodybuilders and athletes who are crediting a vegan diet with helping them achieve peak performance.

Rob, a British bodybuilder and coach, has been vegan for four years. In a recent YouTube video, he shared the results of his DEXA scan, which accurately measures body fat and muscle, and broke down exactly what kind of impact a plant-based diet has had on his body.

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After four years on the vegan diet, Rob has a body fat percentage of 13.7. “That’s certainly higher than I was expecting,” he says. “That means of my 85 kilos, I

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InventHelp Inventor Develops Skincare Product to Heal Skin and Keep it Healthy (TPA-2631)

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PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “I’m a doctor and I wanted to create a skincare solution to help heal a variety of problems and reduce signs of aging,” said an inventor, from Clearwater, Fla., “so I invented MARY’S HERBAL SOLUTION.”

The invention provides an effective way to cleanse, rejuvenate, moisturize and reduce redness of the skin. In doing so, it offers an alternative to traditional skin creams and treatments. As a result, it could help to heal sores from 1st and 2nd degree burns, wounds, skin rashes, acne, eczema, boils, etc. and it could contribute to healthier, younger looking skin. The invention features an all-natural design that is easy to apply and use so it is ideal for individuals age 12 and older. Additionally, a prototype sample is available.

The inventor described the invention design. “My design eliminates the need to use harsh and harmful chemical products

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ClinOne Partners with CQuentia to Add COVID-19 and Comprehensive Precision Medicine Testing to Their Suite of Clinical Trial Operating Services and Virtual Trials

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DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today ClinOne announced a strategic partnership with CQuentia to bring focused and personalized molecular testing to clinical trial patients. ClinOne’s mission is to simplify and accelerate clinical trials for those conducting, participating in and benefiting from clinical studies in onsite, remote, and strictly virtual settings. “Our goal is to increase patient access to life changing clinical trials, while continually analyzing operations and developing workflows and capabilities to minimize our clients’ costs,” explains Rob Bohacs, ClinOne’s CEO. Partnering with a laboratory such as CQuentia, provides a depth of diagnostic testing that expands ClinOne’s offering and brings comprehensive lab solutions directly to the patients.

ClinOne continuously evaluates the market for innovative companies and products to add to its suite of e-clinical technologies. “CQuentia is a thought leader in genomic testing and a natural fit, given their comprehensive COVID-19 testing capabilities offered at or near patients’ homes,” explains Dr. Elizabeth

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Agony at dentist’s as 10million visits hit by delays due to coronavirus lockdown

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Agony at dentist’s as 10million visits are hit by delays due to coronavirus lockdown as experts warn of an oral health timebomb for children

  • Patients face waits as 10million dentist appointments were delayed due to Covid
  • British Dental Association warned waiting list backlog could take months to clear
  • Patients who can get appointments face additional charges up to £40 for PPE 
  • Campaigners have claimed the crisis is disastrous for children’s oral health

Patients face agonising waits for dental treatment after ten million appointments were delayed because of Covid.

The British Dental Association (BDA) warned that the waiting list backlog could take months to clear as campaigners said the crisis is disastrous for children’s oral health.

While most surgeries reopened last month, strict infection control

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The F-Factor Diet Is Getting Major Backlash from Dietitians

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More than a decade before the keto diet and its emphasis on healthy fats took a stronghold in the nutrition scene, another diet with laser-focus on a single nutrient was stealing the hearts (and stomachs) of those looking to lose weight: the F-Factor diet. 

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Created by Tanya Zuckerbrot, M.S., R.D. in 2007 alongside the publication of her groundbreaking book of the same name, the F-Factor Diet is rooted in the idea that fiber (a bioavailable type of carbohydrate) is the ~magic key~ to losing weight without ever having to feel hungry. The diet focuses on consuming high-fiber carbs (think: lots of beans and legumes; veggies like beets, broccoli, and cauliflower; fruits like apples, berries, and oranges; whole-wheat bread instead of white) and lean protein — a combo meant to help you feel full more quickly while consuming fewer calories, according to the program’s

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Mercy Health doctor: Simple solutions to tackle ‘maskne’ | Lorain County

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As the state of Ohio continues to tackle the novel coronavirus pandemic with mask wearing a part of the daily lives of Ohioans, some residents are dealing with the unexpected side effects of “maskne.”

A play on words with the skin irritation many people are experiencing due to wearing masks on a daily basis, Dr. Valerie Nemeth, of Mercy Health Vermilion Primary Care, says there are a number of steps people can take to prevent and mitigate the soreness to protect the health of their skin.

The problem is arising from irritation with the mask fabric rubbing against the skin all day in addition to the hot, humid environment making the skin more prone to breakouts, including those who have never experienced acne before.

Wearing a clean mask every day can make a world of difference as far as prevention, Nemeth said.

She encouraged people to make sure to wash

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Milind Soman busts 3 most common myths about health and fitness in new post

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Milind Soman is one of the healthiest celebrities out there and there is no denying that. Since the lockdown began, the actor has been sharing a lot of tips with his fans and helping them stay fit, physically and mentally.

In his latest post as well, Milind is tackling the subject of health and fitness, and busting some common myths. The supermodel shared a throwback picture from 2018 and captioned it, “#ThrowbackThursday 2018.. 3 myths about health and fitness! Health food is expensive – Truth is eat local and seasonal, its healthiest and cheapest. You need space or a gym to exercise – Truth is bodyweight exercise can make you really fit and can be done at home in a space 8ft by 10ft (sic).”

“You need time to exercise – Truth is micro workouts take 3-4 minutes and

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LifeTime Initiative with BSC Aims to Improve European Healthcare Through Cell-Based Interceptive Medicine

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Sept. 8, 2020 — Hundreds of innovators, research pioneers, clinicians, industry leaders and policy makers from all around Europe are united by a vision of how to revolutionize healthcare. In two publications – a perspective article in the journal Nature and the LifeTime Strategic Research Agenda – they now present a detailed roadmap of how to leverage the latest scientific breakthroughs and technologies over the next decade, to track, understand and treat human cells throughout an individual’s lifetime.

Magnification of miniature chips: Single cells are encapsulated in tiny droplets and supplied with reagents for further processing. Image courtesy of BSC.

The LifeTime initiative, including the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), has developed a strategy to advance personalized treatment for five major disease classes: cancer, neurological-, infectious-, chronic inflammatory- and cardiovascular diseases. The aim is a new age of personalized, cell-based interceptive medicine for Europe with the potential of improved health

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Fla. Dentist’s Bid For COVID-19 Loss Coverage Axed

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Law360 (September 3, 2020, 4:10 PM EDT) —
A Florida federal judge handed a win to Allied Insurance Co. of America, freeing the insurer from having to pay for a dental clinic’s claimed COVID-19 related losses, holding that the policy’s virus exclusion clearly bars coverage.

U.S. District Judge John L. Badalamenti tossed Mauricio Martinez, DMD, P.A.’s suit seeking coverage for losses stemming from state-mandated closures because of COVID-19 Tuesday, holding that the dental practice’s alleged losses are not covered by the policy, which expressly

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