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Having coil fitted should not hurt, say experts

But they say pain relief should be part of the discussion when fitting this type... Read More
22nd Jun 2021, 4:13pm

Covid-19: Aim for double-jabbed arrivals to avoid quarantine - Hancock

Ministers are "working on" plans for quarantine-free travel from amber list countries if vaccinated.... Read More
22nd Jun 2021, 4:47pm

Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon to confirm delay to lockdown easing

The first minister is expected to say a move to level zero in Scotland will... Read More
22nd Jun 2021, 6:21am

NHS data strategy: Hancock defends data sharing plan

Critics fear data could be misused but the health secretary says the system will deliver... Read More
22nd Jun 2021, 1:18pm

Contaminated blood inquiry: The school where dozens of pupils died

Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago are giving evidence at an... Read More
21st Jun 2021, 5:04pm

Coil fitting agony: 'My screams were so loud'

The BBC's Naga Munchetty says the procedure was one of the most traumatic experiences she's... Read More
21st Jun 2021, 2:25pm

NHS Choices: Behind the headlines

NHS Choices

Health A-Z Symptoms, conditions, medicines, treatments and guides Find conditions and treatments Live well Articles, videos... Read More
31st Jan 2018, 11:33am

Cancer treatment response may be affected by gut bacteria

"Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy," BBC News reports. The news comes from research into whether people... Read More
3rd Nov 2017, 5:00pm

Could a blood test in middle age predict dementia risk?

"Tissue inflammation blood test points to dementia risk," is the headline in The Times. Researchers in... Read More
2nd Nov 2017, 5:00pm

Acid reflux drugs linked to increased stomach cancer risk

"A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled... Read More
1st Nov 2017, 5:00pm

Nutrient drink for Alzheimer's has disappointing result in trial

A new study investigating the effects of a nutrient drink for Alzheimer's disease has led... Read More
31st Oct 2017, 5:00pm

Marriage may help lower dementia risk

"Marriage and having close friends may help protect against dementia, according to Loughborough University researchers,"... Read More
30th Oct 2017, 5:00pm