Utah condom campaign halted over racy packaging...

Coloured condoms. File photo Utah Governor Gary Herbert has halted the distribution of 100,000 condoms for free in the US state because of racy slogans on the packaging. It features phrases like "SL,UT", a word play on...
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17 January 2020, 0:52

Miscarriage can lead to 'long-term post-traumatic stress'...

Toni with her daughter, Willow One in six women who lose a baby in early pregnancy experiences long-term symptoms of post-traumatic stress, a UK study suggests. Women need more sensitive and specific care after a...
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16 January 2020, 19:49

Hernia mesh implants used 'with no clinical evidence'...

Roseanna Clarkin is now registered as disabled, after complications following her hernia mesh repair "Too many" types of hernia mesh implants are being used on NHS patients with little or no clinical evidence, the BBC...
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16 January 2020, 8:56

NHS to pioneer cholesterol-busting jab...

A twice-a-year injection that reduces bad cholesterol to protect the heart is to be pioneered by the NHS in England. Already, millions of people take daily statin pills to cut their cholesterol. But later this year, a...
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16 January 2020, 8:56

Languages affected differently by brain disease...

The researchers want to study speakers of many different languages There are differences in the way English and Italian speakers are affected by dementia-related language problems, a small study suggests. While English...
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13 January 2020, 22:00

Tafida Raqeeb: Brain-damaged girl in High Court case out of intensive care...

Tafida Raqeeb has been able to breathe without aid for an hour A brain-damaged girl who was taken to Italy for treatment after her parents won a High Court battle to prevent her life support being switched off is out of...
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13 January 2020, 19:30

'My ability to see depends on men giving blood'...

A woman who would lose her vision if there was not enough male blood available to treat her condition is urging more men to donate. Jo Daniels, 39, from Bristol, has the autoimmune disease Sjogren's syndrome, which...
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13 January 2020, 12:01

Mystery Chinese virus: How worried should we be?...

The outbreak occurred in the city of Wuhan, south of Beijing A mystery virus - previously unknown to science - is causing severe lung disease in the Chinese city of Wuhan. More than 50 people have been infected. Seven...
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13 January 2020, 12:00

China pneumonia: Sars ruled out as dozens fall ill in Wuhan...

Hong Kong airport is health screening passengers arriving from Wuhan A mysterious viral pneumonia that has infected dozens in central China is not Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars), health chiefs have said. They...
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10 January 2020, 12:30

Fatty tongues could be main driver of sleep apnoea...

Sleep apnoea can cause loud snoring and noisy breathing at night A sleep disorder that can leave people gasping for breath at night could be linked to the amount of fat on their tongues, a study suggests. When sleep...
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10 January 2020, 12:30

Neglected extremity up through 'smaller brains'...

An early life full of neglect, deprivation and adversity leads to people growing up with smaller brains, a study suggests. The researchers at King's College London were following adopted children who spent time in...
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10 January 2020, 2:03

Running marathon cuts years not on 'artery age'...

Training for and completing a marathon improves the health of a new runner's arteries, cutting about four years off their "vascular age", . Researchers from Barts and University College London tested 138 novice runners...
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10 January 2020, 2:02

Does melody create practice greater degree of competent?...

Something upbeat, like Abba or Shakira, can help Along with losing weight, one of the most popular new year's resolutions is "to do more exercise". Although any form of exercise is better than none, "brisk" exercise...
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10 January 2020, 2:02

Sound habits 'deliver additional disease-free decade'...

Exercising for 30 minutes a day and eating well are part of a healthy lifestyle Women can gain 10 and men seven years of life free of cancer, heart problems and type-2 diabetes from a healthy lifestyle, a study in the...
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10 January 2020, 2:02

Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico site...

Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred New Mexico siteTribes are urging U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site with massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient...
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27 December 2019, 10:30