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The price of a bigger penis

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 02:10
Penis fillers are gaining in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say. Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say.

Clampdown on violence against NHS staff

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:46
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he will introduce new measures to help protect NHS staff.

Being too fat or too thin 'can cost four years of life'

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:46
People who are overweight or underweight could live shorter lives than those with a healthy BMI, a study says.

The men having penis fillers to boost their self-esteem

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:43
Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say.

Does screen time really affect medical students' surgery skills?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 19:28
Surgeons respond after a professor claimed medical students are losing the dexterity to stitch up patients.

Poet Patrick Jones on artistic ways to tackle mental health

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:59
Poet Patrick Jones says there are creative ways to offer help those with mental health issues.

Would you ditch booze for burpees?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:07
Young people are drinking less, while the fitness industry is booming. Are people ditching the gin for the gym?

Sally Hodkin murder: Patient 'called her nurse 10 times'

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 15:55
Nicola Edgington rang 10 times and left a message saying she was "not very well", an inquest hears.

Swim England removes article which advised women how to look slimmer in pool

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 14:23
Swim England apologises and removes an article from its website which suggested how women could look slimmer in the pool.

NHS funding: Is the boost worth £84bn or £20bn?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 14:15
Both figures refer to the same thing, but they are based on different calculations.

Home from home in Glasgow's £21m hospice

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:48
A £21m palliative care hospice designed to be a 'home from home' opens in the city.

Charles Lawson: Corrie star gets emotional about mini-stroke

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:25
Charles Lawson, who plays Jim McDonald, suffered the TIA on stage during a theatre tour.

Amnesty bins yield thousands of drugs in north west

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 09:40
The majority of drugs dumped have been prescription and over the counter medications.

Surgery students 'losing dexterity to stitch patients'

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:34
A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more adept at using screens.

Pregnancy gap should be at least a year - researchers

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:33
A study says 12-to-18 months is the ideal interval between giving birth and becoming pregnant again.

Unpublished medical research 'a threat to public health'

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:33
Medical decisions are being made without the results of key clinical trials, according to a group of MPs.

Cerebral palsy superhero creator: I decided representation matters

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:26
Farida Bedwei wanted a comic book character that represented people like her - so she created one.

'I never knew men could get breast cancer'

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:15
Moses Musonga, a 67-year-old Kenyan, got a shock when he was diagnosed with the disease.

Meghan on tour: Tips for travelling when you're pregnant

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:11
Advice from two mums as the pregnant Duchess of Sussex completes her first overseas tour with the duke.

Malaria: Sniffer dogs to help in fight to eradicate disease

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:59
The animals recognise tell-tale aromas using clothes from people infected with the disease.

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