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Name campaign doctor dies after five-year cancer fight

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
A consultant who launched a campaign encouraging health workers to introduce themselves to patients has died after a five-year cancer fight.
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Behavior changes offer clues that dementia could be brewing

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing - changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue.
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Liverpool graduate told to 'go for spa day' by GP before dying of contraceptive pill side-effect

Liverpool Echo - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A University of Liverpool graduate who died from a blood clot months after starting to take the contraceptive pill had reported breathing difficulties and leg pain to her GP, an inquest heard.
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Disabled woman travelling through Dover for radical treatment delayed for 20 HOURS

Express.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
A DISABLED woman travelling to Europe for life-changing treatment spent an agonising 20 hours stuck in her car trying to get to the port of Dover.
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Care home told it needs to "improve"

Basingstoke Gazette - ‎8 hours ago‎
A BASINGSTOKE care home has been told that it must improve by a health watchdog. Oakridge House Care Home, in Jefferson Road which provides nursing and residential care for up to 91 people who have a range of needs, including those living with ...
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Are recent attempts to quit smoking associated with reduced drinking in England? A cross-sectional population survey

BMC Blogs Network - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Alcohol consumption during attempts at smoking cessation can provoke relapse and so smokers are often advised to restrict their alcohol consumption during this time.
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Behavioral activation as effective as CBT for depression, at lower cost

Science Daily - ‎20 hours ago‎
Date: July 22, 2016; Source: University of Exeter; Summary: A simple and inexpensive therapy is equally as effective at treating depression as the 'gold standard' of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a large-scale study has concluded.
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Legal case being readied in bid for Abi's life-saving drug

Yorkshire Evening Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
A leading lawyer has offered his services to a Wakefield couple for free as he prepares to take the NHS to a judicial review over its refusal to pay for a drug that could save their daughter's life.
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Stem cell trial suggests damaged heart tissue could be regenerated

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
Embryonic stem cells seen through a microscope. The study saw a 40% reduction in the size of scarred tissue on the patients' hearts.
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Tale Of A Community Where A 'Hyena' Gets Paid To 'Have Sex' With Girls, Widows

Nigeria Today - ‎21 hours ago‎
Findings with apparently appalling significance have emerged of a community where a pre-eminent “hyena” is paid to have sex with girls once they reach puberty, in an act described as a traditional ritual “cleansing”.
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Can the menopause really be reversed?

The News Minute - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Researchers at a fertility clinic in Athens appear to have reversed the menopause in a small group of women - but will the science stand up to scrutiny?
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How South Africa, the nation hardest-hit by HIV, plans to 'end AIDS'

NET Website - ‎3 hours ago‎
HARI SREENIVASAN: Next, our series “The End of AIDS” wraps up in South Africa, where, this week, many of the world's top scientists, researchers and advocates are meeting in Durban.
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Tanzania gov put Ban on lubricants to stop gay sex

Business Standard - ‎10 hours ago‎
According to a report in The Independent, Ummy Mwalimu, the Health Minister was spotted saying, "It is true that the government has banned the importation and use of the jelly to curb the spread of HIV.
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Eating oily fish may boost bowel cancer survival

Daily News & Analysis - ‎12 hours ago‎
People with bowel cancer may improve their survival chances by eating a lot of omega 3 fatty acids found in oily fish like tuna and salmon, a study suggested Wednesday.
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Gay couples in open relationships could be happier and more satisfied, study claims

attitude.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new study has found that couples who are in open relationships are more likely to be closer than those in monogamous relationships.
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Researchers Look At Ancient Poo To Discover The History Of Infectious Diseases

Gizmodo Australia - ‎18 hours ago‎
As the TV show Scrubs once said, “everything comes down to poo”. This is true in sitcom land, but also in science. Egg of a Chinese liver luke found in an ancient toilet, because science.
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European Medicines Agency suspends scores of drugs tested by Semler Research

Economic Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
MUMBAI: The European Medicines Agency has recommended suspension of scores of medicines tested by Semler Research - an Indian clinical research organization - based on findings by the US FDA and WHO.
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