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Vaginal implants: Report recommends recording complications

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:04
Better communication is needed over the use of vaginal mesh implants, says NHS report.

More than 80,000 NHS posts vacant, says report

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:58
An official report suggests the NHS in England is short of thousands of staff - particularly nurses and midwives.

HIV-prevention ring a hit with teen girls

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:58
A vaginal ring, which cuts HIV infections by 56%, is proving popular with teenage girls, scientists say.

Scientists hope fish clues aid spinal cord injury treatment

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:54
Edinburgh scientists uncover a "vital mechanism" in damaged fish spines that helps nerve connections to regrow.

NHS 'does not need more money to improve'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 09:48
The leading hospital inspector says there are more cost-effective ways of running the service.

Belfast medical students asked to wear 'skin cancer tattoos'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 06:29
The Queen's University study aims to give medical students an insight into living with melanoma.

'Spaced out'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 03:04
Dodie describes how she plucked up the courage to try a new treatment for depersonalisation.

Charlie Gard: 'Last precious moments' for parents with their son

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 02:40
Chris Gard and Connie Yates are distraught after ending their legal battle to treat their baby in the US.

Food banks warn of school holiday hunger

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 01:56
Many children risk going hungry over the summer, warns the Trussell Trust, which runs 420 UK food banks.

Drugs cocktail 'cut HIV deaths by 27%'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 01:54
Three lives were saved for every 100 treated, a trial using a mix of drugs found.

Time, not material goods, 'raises happiness'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 01:42
Contentment comes from paying others to take on chores such as cleaning and cooking, a study says.

Vlogger: I'm using magnets to treat depersonalisation

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 00:16
Vlogger Dodie Clark is trying a rare treatment to help her depersonalisation condition.

Charlie Gard parents end legal fight as time runs out for 'beautiful' baby

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:36
Letting "gorgeous" Charlie go is "the hardest thing we'll ever have to do", his parents say.

Asian and bulimic

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:01
Priyesh Vyas hid his bulimia because of the pressure to be a "strong Asian man".

Cervical smear tests: 'Concerning' delays on results letters

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:07
A change to the screening system is thought to be the cause as fewer staff are replaced when they leave.

South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:32
The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth.

Injections ‘next revolution’ in HIV - study

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:13
The ''next revolution" in HIV could see daily drugs replaced with just six doses a year, say scientists.

Eating disorders and me: Steve James' story

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:14
The sports journalist wants more support for men like him who have faced huge battles with eating disorders.

Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 04:02
Scientists say new immunotherapy drugs may help researchers "unlock" treatment for the virus.

'If skin goes over my trousers, I feel that's fat'

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 03:19
25-year-old James has been struggling with anorexia for over five years. He shares how the anorexia took over his life and the challenges he faces.