MICROBLADING: THERAPIST TATTOOS EYEBROWS FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Beautician Laura Woodward is giving women their confidence back through beauty treatments.

GROUP B STREP: ‘A COMMON BUG COULD HAVE KILLED MY BABY'

A mother whose baby got meningitis because of Group B Strep says all pregnant women should be tested.

 
 
 

'I WAS ADDICTED TO EXERCISE'

When does something healthy, such as exercise, become an unhealthy obsession? And can apps make things worse?

DODDIE WEIR: THE RUGBY LEGEND WHO WON'T GIVE IN TO MND

Three years after being told he has a terminal illness, rugby legend Doddie Weir refuses to give it an inch.

 
 
 

NHS E-HEALTH SYSTEMS 'RISK PATIENT SAFETY'

The use 21 separate electronic record systems in NHS hospitals across England 'could lead to errors'.

'MY HEART WAS DEAD FOR OVER SIX HOURS'

Audrey Schoeman's heart stopped beating after she developed hypothermia in a snowstorm.

 
 
 

MEASLES DEATHS 'STAGGERING AND TRAGIC'

Global estimates suggest 142,000 people - mostly children - died from the disease in 2018

BRITON AUDREY SCHOEMAN REVIVED AFTER SIX-HOUR CARDIAC ARREST

Audrey Schoeman fell unconscious when she was caught in a snowstorm while hiking in Spain.

 
 
 

POOR CHILDREN LOSE OUT ON EXERCISE, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

Significant inequalities remain in the areas of family affluence, gender and race, Sport England says.

NOROVIRUS CLOSES 1,100 HOSPITAL BEDS IN ENGLAND

Don't go to work or send children to school until 48 hours after symptoms have gone, NHS bosses say.

 
 
 

ADAM HURST: FATHER-TO-BE DIED IN HOSPITAL 'SCREAMING IN PAIN'

A hospital's pain management of Adam Hurst, who had a rare hernia, was "inadequate", bosses accept.

TYPHOID VACCINE 'WORKS FANTASTICALLY WELL'

The jab is being given to nine million children in Pakistan at risk of a dangerous form of the infection.

 
 
 

SEIZURES OF ILLEGAL DIAZEPAM TABLETS DOUBLE IN A YEAR

Doctors warn people cannot trust the authenticity of drugs bought from rogue online pharmacies or dealers.

MENTALLY ILL 'SPEND MONTHS ON HIDDEN WAITING LIST'

NHS talking therapy service leaves patients in limbo for months, BBC investigation shows.

 
 
 

GENERAL ELECTION 2019: HOW MANY 'NEW' NHS HOSPITALS ARE CONSERVATIVES BUILDING?

It's not six completely new hospitals - some involve redeveloping existing buildings and sites.

BOY BORN TO MOTHERS WHO CARRIED EGG IN BOTH WOMBS

Jasmine Francis-Smith gave birth to a son after the egg had been incubated by her wife Donna.

 
 
 

UK PATIENT DIAGNOSED WITH MONKEYPOX

It is believed the patient contracted the infection while visiting Nigeria, Public Health England said.

ONCE-A-MONTH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILL IN TESTS

Researchers say the prototype pill could ultimately offer women more contraceptive choice and control.

 
 
 

SAMOA MEASLES: UNVACCINATED FAMILIES TOLD TO HANG RED FLAG ON DOOR

The Pacific nation declares a state of emergency as 60 people die of measles.

CAMBRIDGE BABY LOSS CHARITY PETALS REINSTATES HOSPITAL COUNSELLING

Petals suspended counselling at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge in September in an NHS funding row.

 
 
 



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