• Food apps and online gaming driving obesity - WHO

    Added On : 4th May 2022

    How children use meal-delivery apps and the rising popularity of online gaming could be driving obesity across Europe, the World Health Organization has said.

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  • Ukraine war: Volunteers deliver emergency contraception pills

    Added On : 2nd May 2022

    Charities are working to deliver emergency contraception into Ukrainian hospitals as reports of rape rise.

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  • Exercise is good for joints with wear-and-tear arthritis

    Added On : 28th April 2022

    Exercise is good for people with wear-and-tear joint arthritis and should be a "core treatment", new draft guidelines for the NHS advise.

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  • Australia lifts ban on former UK Residents giving blood

    Added On : 27th April 2022

    An Australian rule banning many former UK residents from giving blood over fears they could spread Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) has been scrapped.

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  • Adenovirus probable cause of mysterious child hepatitis

    Added On : 26th April 2022

    Health officials say there is mounting evidence that a common virus is linked to rare cases of hepatitis that have been occurring in some young children.

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  • Longest Covid infection lasted more than 16 months, tests show

    Added On : 25th April 2022

    UK doctors believe they have documented the longest Covid infection on record - a patient they treated who had detectable levels of the virus for more than 16 months, or 505 days, in total.

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  • Spike in child hepatitis cases linked to common virus

    Added On : 24th April 2022

    Health officials are now investigating 108 cases of sudden-onset hepatitis - or liver inflammation - in children in the UK since the start of this year.

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  • Excess weight a clear womb-cancer risk

    Added On : 20th April 2022

    Being overweight substantially increases the risk of developing womb cancer, research suggests.

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  • 'I felt more joy than I thought possible'

    Added On : 19th April 2022

    "I had the full-blown mystical revelatory experience - the big psychedelic multi-coloured light and sound show."

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  • Mutations across species reveal clues to ageing

    Added On : 18th April 2022

    How long animals live is linked to how quickly their genetic code mutates, a study suggests.

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