Sunday, 14 January 2018


03/23/2015 - 02:55

A new global fund is being launched to help developing countries fend off challenges to tobacco control measures by cigarette makers. The $4m (£2.7m) fund is a joint effort by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

03/13/2015 - 09:40

The world's first successful penis transplant has been reported by a surgical team in South Africa.

03/13/2015 - 09:38

West Africa is ripe for a measles outbreak that could infect hundreds of thousands of people, US researchers are warning.

03/10/2015 - 00:54

A "worryingly high" number of children with type 1 diabetes have warning signs of long-term health complications, including blindness, a report says.

03/10/2015 - 00:53

There are wide variations in Caesarean section rates across Europe, indicating a lack of consensus about the best way of delivering babies, a study suggests.

03/10/2015 - 00:51

Women taking HRT pills for the menopause should be aware there is a small chance it could increase their risk of blood clots and possibly stroke, a study suggests.

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