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Warwick medical students face re-sit after exam paper blunder

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 17:01
Medical students discovered half the questions were on a 2015 paper that was circulated online.
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Buying fake Viagra online 'Russian roulette'

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:43
We follow police officers on a raid.
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Bath Spa University 'blocks transgender research'

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:49
It was feared studying people who reversed gender reassignment surgery could be "politically incorrect".
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Former 'heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:39
A hospital in Abu Dhabi confirms the Egyptian's death despite recent weight-loss surgery.
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£1.4m mental health project to help school pupils

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:09
A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self harm.
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Mon, 09/25/2017 - 05:09
Megan Davison hanged herself after years of hiding her diabulimia and not receiving the right type of care.
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Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself daily'

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 19:18
Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800m and 1,500m in Athens in 2004, but had suffered with injury.
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Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors' body

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 06:16
The pregnancy association votes to regulate terminations in line with other medical procedures.
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'My baby is allergic to milk'

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 01:18
Tammy worries that her baby's allergy to milk protein damaged their bond.
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Dear Cancer: What would you say?

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:26
Three people who have experienced cancer on what they would write to the disease.
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Cedric Anselin: Ex Norwich City player ion his fight against depression

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:44
Ex-Norwich City player Cedric Anselin said he considered taking his life.
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Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:25
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.
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Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:19
The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years.
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Ex-mental health nurse: 'I couldn't get back up again'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:34
Aimee Leigh Smith was a mental health nurse for 17 years. She left the NHS after the "stress and burnout" became too much.
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Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:50
Papworth Hospital opened as a tuberculosis colony and celebrates its 100th year in 2018.
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Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:48
Loneliness costs £6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma".
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Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:47
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not told of the risk.
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New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:45
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
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Neanderthal brains 'grew more slowly'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:44
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.
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Mum's regret after taking epilepsy drug

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:23
Three of Julie Marjot's children have been affected by sodium valproate.
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