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Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows
22 Sep 2017 00:47
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not told of the risk.
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
22 Sep 2017 00:45
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%
22 Sep 2017 05:19
The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years.
Epilepsy drug's safety reviewed over pregnancy risk
21 Sep 2017 18:01
Women whose children have been harmed by sodium valproate will give evidence to a European panel.
Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen
22 Sep 2017 00:50
Papworth Hospital opened as a tuberculosis colony and celebrates its 100th year in 2018.
Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time
21 Sep 2017 07:53
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts.
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'100% accurate' eye test for schizophrenia claim
'Alarming' rise in antibiotic resistance
Are TV cookery shows making us fat?
'Autism gene discovered' by researchers
Baby paracetamol: asthma risk not proven
Car exhaust fumes 'link' to autism
Changes to trends in disease-related deaths
Charity report shows examples of bad NHS care
Childhood trauma and genes linked to depression
Claims flu jab is a 'waste of money' misleading
Complaints about NHS up by 8%
Could exercise heal a broken heart?
Could illegal drug meth hold key to flu cure?
'Dementia gene' explored in teens
'Designer vagina' ops for kids on the NHS?
Do 'fat genes' really make you happier?
Does losing your job up the risk of a heart attack?
Failings in diabetes care 'cost thousands of lives'
Green tea may be a 'brain booster'
HIV rates in gay men at record high
How mum’s menopause can affect your fertility
iPad use and depression link questioned
Is childcare ‘making kids chubbier’?
Is your doctor fattist?
Lung cancer rates in women 'to soar' by 2040
More teens seek help for cannabis use
Neuroticism can be 'good for your health'
New meningitis B vaccine gets go-ahead
'NICE nanny state' parking cost claims are untrue
North-South divide in heart disease deaths
Pregnant women 'take two months sick leave'
Prescription drugs and grapefruit a 'deadly mix'
Psoriasis drug could hold key to dementia treatment
Research into patient feedback websites usage
Rotavirus vaccine to be introduced for babies
Schizophrenia care failings outlined
Smacking link to adult cancers improbable
Smoking 'rots brain’ causing mental decline
Syrup found in biscuits 'triggering global diabetes epidemic'
Tea cuts bowel cancer risk
Tool to predict babies likely to become obese
'Weedy' teen boys have 'higher risk of early death'
Weekly glass of wine in pregnancy 'harms kids' IQ'
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Yawning while in the womb may offer insight into baby’s health
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