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Multi-cancer blood test shows real promise in NHS study
02 Jun 2023 00:08
The Galleri test revealed the correct site of a tumour 85% of the time in a study with 5,000 patients.
NHS backs new wafer to prevent migraines
31 May 2023 14:34
Rimegepant will be available only to adults who have tried at least three other preventative drugs.
Breast cancer: Woman's reconstruction delayed three times
02 Jun 2023 06:08
Women say they are facing "soul-destroying" waits for reconstructive surgery after breast cancer.
Eating disorder group pulls chatbot sharing diet advice
01 Jun 2023 22:32
The US National Eating Disorder Association is investigating reports the chatbot shared harmful advice.
Health alert system aims to cut heatwave deaths
01 Jun 2023 04:24
The aim is to protect the most vulnerable as high temperatures become more common due to climate change.
Girl given months to live after cancer misdiagnosis
02 Jun 2023 09:43
Olivia Maunder was told her pain was psychological by doctors at Frimley Park Hospital.
Common Health Questions
Can I get pregnant if I have sex without penetration?
Can I get pregnant just after my period has finished?
Is it safe to use hair dye when I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Are sunbeds safe to use during pregnancy?
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Is it safe to use fake tan during pregnancy?
Can paint fumes affect my unborn baby?
What if I'm pregnant and I haven't had chickenpox?
How is chickenpox treated during pregnancy?
What are the risks of toxoplasmosis during pregnancy?
What are the risks of MRSA during pregnancy?
What are the risks of group B streptococcus (GBS) infection during pregnancy?
Is my unborn baby at risk of early-onset group B streptococcus (GBS) infection?
Are complementary therapies safe during pregnancy?
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When will my periods start again after pregnancy?
How soon can I use tampons after giving birth?