Category Archives: video

Breast cancer screening – short video explains reality

TIME FOR HONESTY – This short video presents the true picture of breast screening programmes in a very easy to understand format. How shocking that this harmful ‘industry’ is allowed to continue (NHS BSP) and the age limit extended at … Continue reading

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Time to stop mammography screening and other interesting video links

Video of lectures given at the Evidence Live conference in Oxford. In the first, Peter Gotzsche, Director Nordic Research Centre, clearly explains why mammography screening is an intervention that exists despite the clear evidence that it is harmful. Time to … Continue reading

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News from Cochrane

The Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group Newsletter, March 2014, mentions not only that they launched a new website in 2013, but also that they had joined the Twitter community. Follow them on twitter @cochraneccrg And a new simple online toolkit: … Continue reading

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Nurses are human too

If we want nurses and other health care staff to show compassion, we must ensure compassion is shown towards them. Ignoring their needs is likely to lead to poor quality patient care. This is worth a look: http://www.slideshare.net/kingsfund/jill-maben

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News from MD Anderson Cancer Centre

Facts about myelodysplastic syndrome can be found on  Cancer Newsline – a video and audio podcast series from MD Anderson Cancer Centre which aims to provide ‘the most current information on cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention’. Tune into the … Continue reading

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On a lighter note

A Happy New year and ‘What a Wonderful World’ it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5nQ7JUPrg8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Aba0lVdE2c http://www.lyricsfreak.com/l/louis+armstrong/what+a+wonderful+world_20085347.html Louis’ sung version still my favourite. ………………………………………………………………….. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8WHKRzkCOY David Attenborough’s spoken version my top visual fav – brings the tears every time!

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Breast screening: understandable video on U-tube

Gilbert Welch from Dartmouth, author of “Should I get tested for cancer?” and “Overdiagnosed” lectured about overdiagnosis in general in Copenhagen mid-November. He has now put a 10 min video for the general public up on You Tube, which explains … Continue reading

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