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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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111 helpline is ‘struggling’, NHS board concedes
Abnormal growth rate in womb linked to autism
Absent fathers linked to depression risk in girls
Angelina Jolie's surgery to 'reduce breast cancer risk'
Antibiotics may help ease chronic back pain
Are the middle classes in denial about alcohol use?
Avatars may help control 'voices' in schizophrenia
Breast cancer enzyme may slow tumour growth
Breast cancer rates in under-50s at record high
Breast implants may make cancer harder to spot
'Broken' body clock may be linked to depression
Call for improved safety data on medical implants
Claims vitamin B prevents Alzheimer's are unproven
Cold weather may increase blood pressure
Could a good mood make you eat more food?
Could a mother's lack of iodine harm her child's IQ?
Could open plan offices be bad for your health?
Do iPads and electric lights disturb sleep?
Drug combination offers hope for osteoporosis
End of week surgery 'has higher death risk'
Fans of bondage and S&M report better mental health
High-dose painkiller heart risk: small but significant
Human embryo stem cells cloning breakthrough
Hungry shoppers may choose unhealthier foods
Is the rise in neurological deaths due to modern life?
Job stress may raise our 'bad cholesterol' levels
Molecule limits heart attack damage in mice
New bird flu strain requires vigilance researchers warn
No evidence Nordic diet prevents heart disease
No evidence of cure to prevent hair going grey
No proof coffee causes obesity and diabetes
No proof kids of lone parents are less intelligent
No proof that red hair raises skin cancer risk
Novel coronavirus 'limited' spread between people
Pollution may increase diabetes risk
Research could lead to 'universal' flu vaccine
Rise in number of unpaid carers and young carers
Sharing a bed with your baby ups risk of cot death
Smoking increases risk of bowel cancer in women
Stem cell stroke treatment trial results 'show promise'
Time-lapse technique may boost success rate of IVF
US guidelines recommend CT scans for smokers
Vitamin D may help treat severe asthma
Young blood may help rejuvenate old hearts
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