WHO warns 'sustained transmission' of monkeypox risks vulnerable groups
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 16:06:56 GMT
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The WHO warns that the monkeypox virus will threaten high-risk groups, such as pregnant women, immunocompromised people, and children, is sustained transmission continues.


Scientists want to make a poo BANK: where faecal transplants can thwart diabetes and reverse ageingA
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:41:28 GMT
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Putting your poo on ice to one day use the good bacteria within to heal a variety of maladies could soon be an option for those who can afford the storage fees, a team of Harvard experts say.


Brits offered APS4,000 to take part in whooping cough study that will see them deliberately infected
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:12:38 GMT
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Whooping cough can kill up to one in 50 babies and cases have been on the rise in the UK. Now scientists at University Hospital Southampton hope to trial a better vaccine.


Grandmother, 90, left in hospital corridor for 30 hours in brutal sign of NHS pressure
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:00:01 GMT
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A grandmother, who wished to remain anonymous and was three weeks from her 90th birthday, was stuck on a stretcher in Whiston Hospital, near Liverpool, for 40 hours.


How NHS language is going woke - with women quietly being scrubbed out of 'inclusive' pages
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:38:19 GMT
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Woke terms are increasingly being used in the NHS, with health experts worried the de-sexing of language is leading to a dangerous over-complication of health communication.


NHS ambulance of the future? Experts claim this sleek vehicle could revolutionise the aging fleet
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:58:39 GMT
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EXCLUSIVE: International Ambulances, a Norfolk-based firm, believes its Integro-E is the future of NHS emergency services and could be rolled out as soon as next year.


Britain should offer free abortions to American women for FREE in wake of Roe v Wade ruling
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:00:25 GMT
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Currently, foreign patients are able to have abortions in the UK but are charged up to APS1,500, depending on how far along a woman is in her pregnancy. The BMA voted to make this free for all nationalities.


The common mistakes that mean trendy batch-cooking can leave you with an upset tummy
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:53:27 GMT
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PETER KNIGHT: Within four hours of devouring a second helping of my home-cooked Ottolenghi recipe for tuna and cheese pasta bake, my creation was rapidly evacuating my body.


DAILY MAIL COMMENT: GP system is in dire need of intensive care
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:44:53 GMT
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DAILY MAIL COMMENT: With the GP service already on its knees, a Health Foundation report predicts the situation may yet become much worse.


End of the family GP? A quarter of doctor and nurse posts could be vacant by 2030, report warnsA
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:44:39 GMT
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More than a quarter of doctor and nurse posts in GP practices could be vacant within ten years, a damning report is warning today.


Now the NHS quietly removes the word 'women' from its MENOPAUSE page
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:41:06 GMT
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EXCLUSIVE: NHS England has ditched the terms 'women' and 'woman' from its menopause page, despite ministers promising to crackdown on gender-free language in health advice.


Now midwives are told sex is 'ASSIGNED' at birth: Royal college's 'inclusivity' memo sparks fury
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:41:03 GMT
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Midwives have hit back at a statement on 'inclusivity' by their royal college that referenced sex being 'assigned' to babies at birth. Some midwives said the idea of assigning sex was 'nonsense'.


Family doctors 'don't know enough' about menopause so women are turning to friends for help
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:39:20 GMT
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'Distressed' women are turning to friends and the internet for menopause advice because their GPs do not know enough about the subject, a study by think-tank the Health Foundation shows.


Sajid Javid promises to 'REVERSE' gender-neutral language from NHS advice after MailOnline story
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:25:40 GMT
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In a tweet last night referencing MailOnline's menopause story, the UK Health Secretary said: 'I have been assured that the changes highlighted below, as well as others, are being reversed.'


NHS staff are told to change bedsheets only if it's essential amid hospitals laundry shortage
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 06:52:17 GMT
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Hospital staff have been ordered to only change bed linen 'if essential' as the NHS is hit by a shortage of clean laundry.


England's GP crisis laid bare: A SIXTH of posts are vacant
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:12:28 GMT
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Doctors have warned the staffing crisis means patients are not be getting the care they need and burnt out GPs are having to 'pick up the burden'. The results are from a snapshot poll of UK GPs.


America's first monkeypox patient to come forward is an actor from Los Angeles
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:02:45 GMT
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Matt Ford, who lives in Los Angeles, said he caught the virus after 'skin-to-skin contact' with another patient. He has spoken out to warn people the disease 'sucks' and to take it seriously.


Top FDA advisor warns that new Covid booster formulated for Omicron variant are 'no better'
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 16:06:24 GMT
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Dr Paul Offit warns that the newly recommendedA Omicron-specific COVID-19 shots may not provide much more protection than the existing Covid vaccines.


Why you should talk about sex with your partner after SCOTUS decision on abortion
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:49:38 GMT
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Jazlynn Damasco was about three months into a relationship with her now boyfriend when they started talking about the possibility of pregnancy.


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Fauci says his Covid rebounded after Paxlovid
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, recently revealed he is experiencing a rebound of his Covid-19 infection after taking the antiviral medication Paxlovid.


Internet searches for medication abortion reached record highs after Supreme Court leak
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Internet search traffic on abortion medication surged 162% higher than expected and reached a record high in the days after a draft of the US Supreme Court's abortion decision was leaked in May, according to new research.


Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer's disease
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Scientists have uncovered a new genetic link for Alzheimer's disease in women, and this gene discovery may explain why more women get the disease.


Families can't use WIC benefits to buy baby formula online, making shortage woes worse
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Vicki Hankins has been on a frantic hunt for baby formula since Sunday, January 9.


The workout that beats HIIT for better heart health, according to a new study
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If you're looking for a cardiovascular activity that will get your heart pumping and improve daily life, running or interval training may immediately come to mind. To maximize your workout, however, you may want to give Nordic walking a try, new research suggests.


Why you should talk about sex with your partner after the SCOTUS decision on abortion
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It's never too early in a relationship to talk about contraception, pregnancy and abortion, experts say. Knowing where each partner stands can help you feel confident in the event of an unintended pregnancy now that many people across the country are losing access to abortion.


Sleep duration matters for heart health, according to new recommendations
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Sleep duration was added to the American Heart Association's "Life's Essential 8," a questionnaire that measure's a person's heart health.


Babies will continue to die during sleep despite new regulations on sleep products, child advocates fear
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Some child safety advocates are worried that new rules to protect babies while alseep will not reduce the number of infant sleep deaths. Why? Because the rules don't address parental needs and motivations.


How to support your LGBTQ child's mental health
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When a child comes out, parents and caregivers don't always know what they can do to help their child. Here are some places to start.


An ancient practice may offer relief from chronic tension headaches
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Acupuncture may reduce the number of monthly headaches for people who have chronic tension headaches, a recent study found.


FDA advisers vote to include an Omicron-specific component for a coronavirus booster in the US
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The US Food and Drug Administration's independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted Tuesday to support recommending inclusion of an Omicron-specific component for a Covid-19 booster vaccine.


US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates
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The Biden administration announced steps to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer more vaccines and more tests to people who are most at risk of getting it -- including men who have sex with men and their partners.


Amazon and Rite Aid limiting purchases of emergency contraception
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Amazon and some large drug store chains began this week limiting purchases of emergency contraception to three pills per customer, company representatives confirmed to CNN.


CDC activates Emergency Operations Center for monkeypox
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday the activation of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to respond to the US monkeypox outbreak.


HHS secretary pledges to protect access to reproductive health care
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US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra pledged to protect access to reproductive health care in a news conference on Tuesday, including considering steps to increase access to medication abortion.


Why aren't baby formula stock rates getting better?
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Dozens of international flights loaded with baby formula have already come into the United States, but formula stock rates are not improving. Experts say it will take at least another couple months for this to change, as both supply levels and consumers' perspectives level out.


Pride: Stay at home if you have monkeypox symptoms
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:01:03 GMT
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People should look out for unusual rashes, fevers and swollen glands, London's public-health director says.

Breast cancer: 'I knew my body wasn't right'
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:03:52 GMT
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A mother-of-three with aggressive breast cancer says she spent 13 months seeking help.

NI waiting lists: Overnight planned surgery centres established
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:32:11 GMT
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The first elective surgery centre is earmarked for the Mater Hospital with further sites to come.

'I never thought it would be something that I would get'
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:09:07 GMT
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Dan shares his experience of contracting monkeypox at the start of June.

Invisible disabilities: How an autism diagnosis changed my life
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:30:13 GMT
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Barrington Campbell received an autism diagnosis at 30 - now he's helping others by providing a space for gaming.