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Endometriosis: 'Women's health at bottom of Welsh NHS wait lists'

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 09:15
Jessica Ricketts is one of 164,000 patients who've been on waiting lists for more than a year.
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Long Covid cyclist carried oxygen on 66-mile Etape Loch Ness race

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 00:10
The 63-year-old completed the Etape Loch Ness race after spending 70 days in hospital with Covid.
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Adenovirus probable cause of mysterious child hepatitis

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 18:07
Experts say there is mounting evidence that a common virus is linked to these rare cases.
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Kane Tanaka: Japanese woman certified world's oldest person dies

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 17:04
Kane Tanaka was born in 1903, the same year as George Orwell and when Roosevelt was US president.
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Protesters call for return of GP services in St Martin's

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 14:31
A decision on the future of the village medical practice is set to be made next month.
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MPs launch survey on body image and mental health

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 14:16
It also asks if people have used the NHS for these issues and about the success of services.
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Beijing kicks off mass testing after spike in Covid cases

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 05:44
Dozens of cases were reported, sparking fears that Beijing could face a similar situation to Shanghai.
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Sajid Javid to review gender treatment for children

Sat, 04/23/2022 - 18:39
The health secretary is considering letting an inquiry access a database of young people already treated.
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Women asked if bladder drug should be available to buy

Sat, 04/23/2022 - 00:51
The medication could help millions of UK women with overactive bladders, say experts.
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Coronavirus levels continue to fall across the UK

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 13:21
ONS officials say they are seeing welcome falls in infection across the UK, but levels remain high.
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Sleepless nights for women due to HRT shortage

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 11:49
MP says supplies in her Hampshire constituency have run out, leaving some women 'unable to sleep'.
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Covid: Tain family ends more than two years self isolation

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 06:42
The Arthurs stayed at home to protect seven-year-old twins Orin and Olivia who have a rare disease.
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York eating disorder clinic served unsafe food - report

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 06:30
Inspectors found "unsafe and unacceptable food provision" at the Schoen Clinic in York.
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Periods: TikTok gives better education than schools, say teens

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 06:07
Young women say they learn more about periods outside school as a report reveals shortcomings.
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Longest Covid infection lasted more than 16 months, tests show

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 02:03
UK doctors who treated the patient at a London hospital say persistent infections are still rare.
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NHS to ban products of slavery after PPE concerns

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 21:43
A campaign group says it is the biggest step in removing forced labour from supply chains in years.
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Cancer: Huge DNA analysis uncovers new clues

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 20:40
An "archaeological dig" of thousands of tumours in the UK has unearthed new patterns in cancer's DNA.
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Doctors suggest adenovirus link to child hepatitis cases

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 13:22
UK child hepatitis cases rise to 108, with a common virus increasingly likely to be the trigger.
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NI health crisis: Elderly woman died after six-hour ambulance wait

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 06:28
The family of Kathleen Neagle, who died at her Dundonald home last July, says the system failed her.
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NHS Wales: Covid impact to be felt for years, boss says

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 06:15
Figures, published on Thursday, are expected to show another month of record waiting lists.
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