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Experts launch world's largest genetic study of ME

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 12:10
Academics are seeking 20,000 people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis to take part in the research.

UK Covid infections lowest since last October

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 11:38
One in 70 people now has the virus, but not all parts of the UK are still seeing falling infections.

Listeria warning over ready-to-eat smoked fish

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 11:24
Vulnerable people - including over-65s and pregnant women - should avoid eating it, say food safety advisers.

Nottingham maternity failings: Hundreds of families contact review team

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 11:13
The review is examining how babies died or were injured at Nottingham hospitals.

Air pollution cancer breakthrough will rewrite the rules

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 07:56
Research shows that cancers might not always be caused by DNA mutations, as previously thought.

New York declares state of emergency over polio

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 21:08
Evidence emerges that the virus - once declared eradicated from the US - is spreading across the state.

Self-sterilising plastic kills viruses like Covid

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 01:12
The researchers think their plastic could help stop viruses spreading in hospitals.

One in eight on hospital waiting list as backlog grows

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 10:10
Numbers waiting for treatments, such as knee and hip surgery, reaches 6.84m in England.

New malaria vaccine is world-changing, say scientists

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 01:25
The jab could be used on a mass scale next year with the aim of ending deaths from the disease.

Hormone replacement therapy and menopause: What you need to know about HRT

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 00:53
HRT can help with menopausal symptoms. If you're thinking about taking it, here's what you need to consider.

Post-menopause HRT treatment to be sold in UK pharmacies

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 00:39
Estradiol tablets help treat the cause of vaginal dryness in women experiencing menopause.

Therese Coffey's views on abortion concerning, charity says

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 08:14
The new health secretary has opposed extending abortion rights but has said the law would not change.

Tool to spot breast cancer at home wins UK Dyson award

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 01:50
The Dotplot aims to help women self-check at home and track any changes they may find on an app.

Super-smeller helps scientists develop test to spot Parkinson's

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 01:28
A woman who can detect Parkinson's through smell helps scientists develop a test for the disease.

Baby sticky tape skin test can predict eczema risk

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 01:10
Scientists say they can predict which youngsters might get the dry, itchy skin condition.

Period dignity officer role scrapped after abuse over man's appointment

Tue, 09/06/2022 - 15:57
Jason Grant's hiring sparked a heated debate, with critics saying the job should have gone to a woman.

Suicide the leading cause of death among young Scots

Tue, 09/06/2022 - 15:06
A Public Health Scotland study shows suicide was the leading cause of deaths among 15 to 24 year olds.

Rise in teenage vaping, as drug use falls - survey

Tue, 09/06/2022 - 12:59
Among 11-15-year-olds in England, 9% say they use e-cigarettes - up from 6% in 2018, a survey suggests.

China approves inhaled Covid vaccine

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 12:08
Inhaled as a fine mist, Convidecia Air can provide good protection after just one breath, its maker says.

Fines for smoking outside Scottish hospitals become law

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 08:37
Anyone lighting up within 15m of a hospital building could incur a fine of up to £1,000.