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Welcome to the latest edition of Valuemed News page
The news page is designed to keep you up to date with the services and products that Valuemed offers, as well as covering medical related topics of interest , recent news stories and developments in the medical world.
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We are tidying up this website to make it easier to navigate
Over the next couple of months we will be doing some work to prune this website. This should speed up the load times and make it much quicker when browsing or ordering. We hope it will also make it easier to navigate and more user friendly for you. If you have any difficulty locating a particuar product then either use the search button at the top right hand side of the site, or contact our customer services team who will be happy to help.
You can also use our online discount coupon code at UK Drug Testing
Paypal Express Checkout
You have the option to use Paypal Express Checkout through this website. If you already have a Paypal account then the express checkout is the fastest way to checkout.
Wholesale medical supplies online
We have increased the range of medical test kits & products that we offer to buy online in bulk packs on our wholesale medical supplies website ADTUK
We have increased our range of glucose monitors, meters & test strips in UK for diabetics
You can buy ovualtion tests, early pregnancy tests, fertility lubricants, home fertility tests & products through this website. They are in our fertility section of the site.
Click here to see our full range of ovulation tests, pregnancy tests & fertility products at our fertility site Access Diagnostics
Larger packs of Smoking Detection Test Kits added
Due to popular demand we have added some larger packs of the Smoking Nicotine Detection Test Kits. These simple and easy to use test kits detect cotinine in urine which is a first stage metabolite of nicotine.
Drug Driving Tests
The new roadside drug test has now been in force since March 2015 and is proving an effective tool for the UK police , allowing the UK police to perfrom drugalyser tests at the roadside. Previously the police had to perform a 'field test ' to judge whether a driver was impaired by drugs and then if the driver failed the field test they would be taken to the police station for drug testing. The police now have access to roadside saliva drug testing kits and are be able to perform an instant drug test if they suspect a motorist is under the influence of drugs.
Saliva drug testing kits
What drugs can be tested for by the police at the roadside ?
The drugs that can be tested for at the roadside under the new rules are :
Cannabis, Cocaine, Opiates, Amphetamine, Methadone, Benzodiazepines
Some of the drugs that may be tested for are prescription drugs, that impair driving ability. The following prescription drugs will also be covered under the new rules:
Benzodiazepines ( sedatives sometimes used post operatively, also used for anxiety and as sleeping tablets) including : Clonazepam, Diazepam, Flunitrazepam (also known as Rohypnol) , Lorazepam, Oxazepam and Temazepam
plus Methadone (often prescribed to drug addicts to help them come off heroin ) and Morphine or opiates (strong painkillers)
If a driver fails the roadside screening drug test then the police will take them to the police station for further tests. Drug driving test kits for saliva
Drivers in France including british drivers are required to carry disposable single use breathalyzer kits in their , under new French legislation that came into force on 1st July 2012. The kits are inexpensive costing around £4.99
The move is an effort by the French government to reduce the number of deaths & accidents on french roads attributable to drink driving and to make the public more aware of the levels of alcohol. The French drink driving limit is 0.05% BAc , lower than the UK's limit which is 0.08% BAC.
Remember Scotland now has a lower drink drive limit
The Scottish parliament lowered the drink drive limit to 0.05% BAC on December 5th 2014 bringing it in line with much of the rest of Europe. The drink driving limit for Scotland is 0.05% BAC , lower than the limit in England, Wales & Northern Ireland which remain 0.08% BAC. The UK police force & driving organisations are keen for the UK government to do the same in the rest of the UK.
Click here to see single use breathalyzer kits, if you are looking for breathalysers for Scotland select the 0.05% BAC kits
Drug & Alcohol Testing Kits
We have an extensive range of drug and alcohol testing kits available to buy online or by purchase order.
New medical products-wholesale ketone test packs
We have added some bulk packs of ketone tests for NHS and trade customers.
Is there a drug testing kit for mephedrone yet ?
The good news is that there is now a drug testing kit for Mephedrone ( MCAT , meow meow )
Obesity increases cancer risk According to recent research conducted by Oxford university & funded by Cancer Research, obesity is now the a leading modifiable factor that can affect a womens chance of developing breat cancer. Alcohol consumption and smoking are other modifiable risk factors that were identified after obesity. The research was published in the Journal of Cancer.
Visit cancer researchs website to read full information http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/archive/pressrelease/2011-07-20-weight-strongest%20influence-on-post-menopausal-breast-cancer?view=rss