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Fraud doctor Zholia Alemi: Drowned man's family voiced fears

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:41
Family's request for a safety assessment was refused by fake psychiatrist.
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Spine therapy for children tested only on pigs and corpses

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:42
A therapy for children with curved spines was approved for general use after tests only on pigs and dead bodies, a Panorama investigation has revealed.
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China baby gene editing claim 'dubious'

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:55
Significant doubts emerge over claims of twins altered as embryos to prevent them from contracting HIV.
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Hyponatraemia Inquiry: Two more doctors investigated

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 06:18
The General Medical Council are investigating two more doctors linked to the Hyponatraemia Inquiry.
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Medical device rules need 'drastic change' to protect patients

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:38
One of Britain's most influential surgeons says the harms of some devices are unknown.
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Endometriosis: Early diagnosis 'would make huge difference'

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:32
Alex Roach, who waited seven years for a diagnosis, backs a pledge to improve care in Wales.
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Endometriosis diagnosis: 'A relief to know I wasn't mad'

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:24
A woman who waited years for an endometriosis diagnosis backs a report calling for earlier help.
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The people shedding the fat through surgery

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:01
Alison is a self-confessed food addict who is considering drastic action to reduce her size.
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The therapy tested on pigs and corpses

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 17:01
Surgeons say they are "very surprised" how little evidence was needed to get spinal rods approved.
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Patients given unsafe medical implants

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 17:00
A Panorama investigation reveals how lax medical device regulation is failing patients.
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The friends who giggled their way to an incontinence business

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 00:21
Friends Judith and Anne turned insecurity after surgery into an environmentally friendly business.
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Mental health crisis patients face postcode lottery

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:52
A woman who killed herself hours after leaving hospital shows emergency mental health care must improve.
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Mental health: How body image pressure for boys has led to rise in hospital cases

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:23
Hayley looks into how body image pressure has led to a rise in the number of boys being treated in hospital for eating disorders.
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Tube 'junk food' advert ban announced by London mayor

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 09:47
Adverts for fatty, sugary foods will vanish from London's transport network next year, City Hall says.
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'Plane-spotting helps my autistic son'

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 03:01
Calum Thomson's "happy place" is Glasgow Airport and he goes plane-spotting there almost every day.
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Poor mental health 'took so much of my life'

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 17:11
Emma first started experiencing difficulties with her mental health when she was 13, suffering from anxiety and panic attacks before developing an eating disorder.
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GcMAF: Unlicensed HIV drug 'nearly killed patient'

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:51
Guernsey company founder David Noakes, of Kent, admits in court to selling the unlicensed drug.
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Youth mental health - what's going on?

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:31
Trends and findings from the report into the Mental Health of Children and Young People in England
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Matthew Wright says The Wright Stuff gave him PTSD

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 13:36
The broadcaster reveals presenting The Wright Stuff had "started to impact his mental health".
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Family size shrinks to record low of 1.89 children

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 12:45
Women are having children later, and one-child families are growing in England and Wales, statistics show.
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