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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.

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.

Coronavirus levels continue to fall across the UK

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 15:58
ONS officials say they are seeing welcome falls in infection across the UK, but levels remain high.

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'.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NHS Wales and Covid: A&E departments under 'relentless pressure'

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 12:23
Fears staff are burnt-out and patients waiting in pain as waiting times hit record highs in Wales.

MPs say asbestos must go from public buildings within 40 years

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 11:26
A date must be set to "focus minds" on getting rid of the deadly substance, a Commons committee says.

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.

Covid: Woman caught virus twice within record 20 days

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 00:30
Spanish researchers say it's the shortest-known gap between two coronavirus infections.

Father calls for overhaul of 'flawed' suicide assessments

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 13:05
His son Tom died a day after being judged "low risk", in a final counselling session, Philip Pirie says.

Pregnant women 'afterthought' in Covid jab rollout

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 09:39
A leading scientists says lives of pregnant women who died from Covid could have been saved.

Hepatitis cases detected in children in Europe and the US

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 05:09
Acute hepatitis - or liver inflammation - among children was first reported in the UK last week.

Urine bugs may be a sign of aggressive prostate cancer

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 02:43
The discovery may lead to ways to spot and even prevent dangerous tumours, experts hope.

Social distancing scrapped in waiting rooms in England

Tue, 04/19/2022 - 17:46
Patients in hospitals and GP waiting rooms in England are no longer required to socially distance.