Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Health

10/08/2018 - 02:09

Shamal Waraich, 34, was born in Manchester and grew up in a religious British-Pakistani household. He was diagnosed with HIV in 2013, and now educates people about what it's like to be gay, Muslim and living with HIV.

10/03/2018 - 00:18

Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers.

A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat had a 9% increased risk of the cancer compared with those who ate little of it.

09/24/2018 - 23:24

Three patients, all paralysed from the waist down, have been able to walk again after having an electrical patch fitted to their spinal cords.

Experts say the device, which is placed below the injury, helps lost signals from the brain reach the leg muscles.

09/10/2018 - 17:16

Surgery schedules at the Princess Margaret Hospital have reconvened as scheduled maintenance of the air conditioning systems in the Operating Theatres have concluded.

09/06/2018 - 22:06

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke. They predict about 80% of heart attacks and strokes in people under 75 could be prevented if heart health was improved.

09/06/2018 - 22:04

Patients rely on doctors to look after their mental health but is enough being done to help the doctors when they are the ones with problems? There are concerns that some medical professionals in England are unable to get the help they need.

In 2017, 26-year-old junior doctor Sophie Spooner suffered a panic attack while working on a paediatrics ward.

Twenty-four hours later, she had taken her own life.

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