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Periods 'keeping girls out of school'

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:26
Some 350,000 girls say they have missed school at some point because of being on their period, research from YouGov suggests.

Pre-sex HIV drug should be made available on NHS, MPs say

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:11
The Prep drug is cost-effective and proven to work, three MPs say.

'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:55
The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit.

'We're in love but never have sex'

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:48
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 10 times in the past year.

'We haven't had sex in three years'

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:44
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 11 times in the past year.

Jelly treats for people with dementia

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:11
After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia.

Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:00
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire.

Are drink-driving limits too high?

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:30
How are the limits on how much alcohol you can drink set?

Making sure you get the right type of calorie

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:01
Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge - the "quality" calorie.

Grenfell: Back to the school

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:56
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?

Bacteria disrupts Northern Ireland breast milk service

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:32
Donated breast milk held in the County Fermanagh facility is destroyed after a bug is found in the water supply.

Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:19
Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume.

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:39
Pro-marijuana activists cheer following a landmark ruling by the country's highest court.

Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:37
An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race.

Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:59
Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.

Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:39
A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light.

Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:33
Luke Watkin first experienced psychosis at 12 years old - he didn't talk about it for a decade.

'I've performed 23,000 post-mortems'

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:10
Dr Richard Shepherd has examined evidence from 9/11 and 7/7 terror attacks, and the death of Stephen Lawrence.

Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:34
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.

Deaths spiked during UK heatwave

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:49
When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows.


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