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Covid: Why do some vaccines protect you for longer than others?

Sat, 06/04/2022 - 00:00
Here's why you need more than one Covid jab.

Monkeypox outbreak mostly in young men in London

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 19:27
UK health officials say no one factor linking all the cases has been identified so far.

Shanghai lockdown: China eases Covid restrictions after two months

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 09:06
China's biggest city, a vital global trade hub, begins to relax crippling Covid restrictions.

Women can safely have fewer smears thanks to HPV test

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 00:02
Cervical screening is changing, but fewer checks will not mean more cancers missed, a study confirms.

Violent incidents at GP surgeries double in five years

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 00:00
A senior GP warns that the steep rise is likely to have a "significant impact" on doctors and staff.

Transplant success: Liver survives out of body for days

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 16:06
Surgeons successfully transplanted the donated organ into a patient who, a year on, is doing well.

Sperm donor fathered 15 children despite DNA condition

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 12:43
James MacDougall offered his sperm via social media but did not disclose his genetic syndrome.

The areas with the fewest GPs revealed

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 11:58
Shortage has left some areas of England having to cope with half the number of doctors than others.

Shrewsbury hospital: Man's bed death was avoidable, says coroner

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 11:45
Max Dingle, 83, died after his head became trapped in a bed at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

NHS waiting lists: Seven years to clear Covid backlog warning

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 10:40
A patient paid to diagnose slipped discs and is living in pain with private surgery costing £15,000.

Whittlesey care home residents died weeks after fears voiced in family meeting

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 06:05
Three families say they "objected to the poor care" before their relatives were taken to hospital.

Best exercise time differs for men and women, says US study

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 05:01
Women burned more body fat during morning exercise whereas evenings counted more for men.

Monkeypox infections rise as guidance advises cases to abstain from sex

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 19:41
Anyone who tests positive should abstain from sex while symptomatic and use condoms for eight weeks.

Covid: Peterborough kidney patient still shielding

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 12:19
A 70-year-old kidney transplant patient is waiting for a drug to be reapproved.

Emergency services: Attacks in Wales on workers up to almost 3,000

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 08:30
Frustrations with waiting times and drunk patients are thought to be behind the 5% increase.

Miscarriage: 'We had to put baby’s remains in fridge'

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 06:05
A couple who lost their baby say staff had no idea what to do for them when they arrived at A&E.

Peterborough school counsellor tells of her anorexia journey

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 01:40
Shama Hanif tells of her her struggle with anorexia and how she has cast off the shame she once felt.

New calls for buffer zones around UK abortion clinics

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 01:10
Some medical leaders say protest-free areas are the "only way" to protect patients and staff.

Monkeypox wasn’t created in a lab - and other claims debunked

Sun, 05/29/2022 - 00:18
"Copy and paste" conspiracies that spread during the pandemic are being pushed for monkeypox.

Hong Kong's Omicron crisis: ‘It took just 10 days for everyone to be infected’

Sun, 05/29/2022 - 00:09
More than half of those to die in the latest wave to hit Hong Kong were care home residents.