JOHN NEWMAN: SINGER ON HOW CAREER LED TO DEPRESSION

The singer reached number one with 'Love Me Again' but has had a break from music due to his health.

POLICE MUST OFFER WOMEN DETAINEES PERIOD PRODUCTS UNDER NEW RULES

Campaigners say change will help to preserve the dignity of women, non-binary and trans detainees.

 
 
 

CONTAMINATED BLOOD INQUIRY: KARISA JONES SPEAKS OF 'NIGHTMARE' DIAGNOSIS

A widow tells the contaminated blood inquiry of both her and her husband's infections.

‘I HAD CHEMO FOR BREAST CANCER THAT NEVER EXISTED'

Sarah Boyle underwent chemotherapy and a mastectomy before the mistake was noticed.

 
 
 

CANNED LAUGHTER 'MAKES JOKES FUNNIER'

It works for "dad jokes" too, according to researchers who tried it out on 72 volunteers.

'HOW I GOT TO MEDICAL SCHOOL VIA A&E AND THE CHICKEN SHOP'

Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life.

 
 
 

HEATWAVE: HOW TO KEEP COOL AND CARRY ON IN 35C

With temperatures set to soar in the coming days, how can the UK keep cool and carry on?

CONTAMINATED BLOOD INQUIRY: WELSH GOVERNMENT URGED TO TAKE LEAD

A lawyer representing victims of the contaminated blood scandal urges ministers to help them.

 
 
 

TAFIDA RAQEEB: PARENTS' BID TO GET DAUGHTER TREATED GOES TO HIGH COURT

Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.

PLEDGE TO END SMOKING IN ENGLAND BY 2030

The ambition is part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health.

 
 
 

WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL PLAYER ABDI JAMA: I'M LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

Abdi Jama was paralysed after a fall. Now he's an international wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.

UK NEWBORN BABY SCREENING 'NOT GOOD ENOUGH'

Newborn screening checks for rare but serious health conditions are not happening, says a charity.

 
 
 

RESISTANT MALARIA SPREADING IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

TRANSGENDER TREATMENT: PUBERTY BLOCKERS STUDY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Early findings of patients reporting thoughts of self-harm warranted investigation, Newsnight finds.

 
 
 

GUT BACTERIA MAY HAVE MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ROLE

Finding could lead to the first treatment for the devastating disease.

SURGEONS CALL FOR BREAST IMPLANT ILLNESS WARNING

Naomi Macarthur got breast implants in 2014, but within weeks says she began to suffer from chronic pain and extreme fatigue.

 
 
 

PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN 'SHOULD LEARN ABOUT FGM'

Experts fear that for some vulnerable girls, secondary school lessons on the issue will be too late.

WOMEN 'MUST BE WARNED' OF BREAST IMPLANT ILLNESS

One woman says she experienced severe pain, tiredness, hair loss and allergies because of the condition.

 
 
 

UK'S TOP DOCTOR CALLS FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EFFORT

Countries must work together to tackle global health risks, the outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer has warned.

WOULD THIS BURGER TEMPT YOU TO EAT MEAT?

Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

 
 
 



Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

A new study led by Imperial College London has found that emissions from tiny PM2.5 particles has lowered life expectancy in the US by 0.15 years for women and 0.13 years for men. Read more ...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

The uptick, shown in a CDC report today, was so sharp that deaths hit 10-year records for young Hispanic Americans and young African Americans, and a 20-year record for young... Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is "mentally ill," supporters "racist"

The government indoctrination racket known as the public school system recently became a little more “progressive” with the addition of a new “American History” textbook... Read more ...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from contaminated blood'

Geraint Jones, who died at the age of 50, was diagnosed with hepatitis C and liver cancer after being given blood from infected donors following a terrible accident at work Read more ...