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Pencoed academy tackles NHS Wales radiologist shortage

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 06:43
More and more patients are getting hospital scans - but Wales is short of people to analyse them.
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Breast cancer: Scan younger women at risk, charity says

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 05:44
Research suggests screening for 35 to 39-year-olds with a family history can reveal the disease early.
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Is young people's mental health getting worse?

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 04:30
Social media and school pressures are often blamed for a rise in young people saying they need help.
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Calls for wider cervical cancer inquiry at Southmead Hospital

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 04:18
The family of a nurse who died after a hospital failed to spot her condition fear more are affected.
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Calls for change in law on PTSD related deaths

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 02:16
Family and friends of a former soldier who took his own life say more support is needed for those with PTSD.
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Patients owe Scots NHS £3.2m in treatment costs

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 01:50
A failure to identify those patients not entitled to free NHS care is costing Scotland's health boards dear, say MSPs.
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Tinnitus: What it is like living with the condition

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 00:01
What's it like living with tinnitus and what are the best ways of managing the condition.
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Codilia designs false lashes for cancer patients.

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 00:01
After Codilia was diagnosed with breast cancer, there was one problem she decided to try to fix herself.
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The battle for lipoedema surgery: 'I've got pain constantly in my legs'

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 18:40
Often mistaken for obesity, lipoedema is a life-changing condition that causes causes swollen limbs.
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Knife crime: 1,000 young victims hospitalised last year

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 07:16
The NHS also says there has been a 54% rise in the number of victims aged 10 to 19 over five years.
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Hangovers tips: Does mixing your drinks make a difference?

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 17:47
Mixing drinks may not actually make your hangover worse. So here's some tips to help you the morning after the night before.
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Tanzania male MPs face circumcision call to stop HIV spread

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:27
A female MP calls for checks on whether male MPs had undergone the procedure.
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Dame Sally Davies becomes Cambridge’s Trinity College master

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:01
Dame Sally Davies is to become the first woman in the top job at Trinity College, Cambridge.
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'I nearly aborted my baby because of an unreliable test'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 04:50
When Claire Bell became pregnant she received what appeared to be terrible news. But then she started investigating.
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Beer before wine? It makes no difference to a hangover

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 01:56
A study finds the order in which you have alcoholic drinks makes no difference to your hangover.
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Women cold water swimming in Gower to help menopause

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 01:28
Alison Owen started cold water swimming around the Gower Peninsula after she left her teaching job.
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Venezuela crisis: A health system in a state of collapse

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:08
Inside the hospital where there's barely running water, let alone medicines.
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'How a smartphone saved my mother's life'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:04
The smartphone is becoming a powerful medical tool that can diagnose a growing number of conditions.
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Instagram vows to remove all graphic self-harm images from site

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 19:40
But some pictures - such as scars - will be allowed to remain, the head of the platform says.
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Mosquitoes 'put off biting' by human diet drugs

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 17:36
US scientists say they may have found a way to reduce the appetite of blood-hungry mosquitoes.
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