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Parents urge officials to approve a life-saving drug for their son

Parents beg officials to approve the life-saving £450,000 drug which can treat the rare condition crippling their five-year-old son Finley Newell, from Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, has spinal muscular atrophy   A drug already exists which could improve his life but the NHS can’t buy it In August regulators said the £450,000 drug was not value for money  […]

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The man who has died NINE times

The man who has died NINE times: 29-year-old’s condition regularly makes his heart stop – and he once had FOUR cardiac arrests in just three weeks Jamie Poole, who lives in London, has had nine cardiac arrests in as many years He has a condition which means his heart muscle is thickened and less effective […]

Personal Health

I have had this mole-like thing on my chest for almost a year now. I thought it used to be a pimple that I popped, but instead of disappearing it became this big soft fatty bump on my chest which makes me look like I have 3 nipples! Is this a bad sign? Do I need to see my doctor?

Anytime you have a skin problem that doesn’t go away, you should make an appointment with your health care provider. Small lumps or cysts (fluid filled sacs under the skin) are common and most of the time aren’t dangerous. They can sometimes get infected and in very rare cases they can be something serious. It […]

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Sexual health services are at ‘breaking point’

Sexual health services are at ‘breaking point’ after 3.3million people visit clinics in one year The Tinder effect? Sexual health services are at ‘breaking point’ after 3.3million people visit clinics in one year, councils warn Sexual health services in England are ‘stretched to the limit’ 3.3million people visited clinics last year, council leaders are warning […]

Kids Health

Getting kids ready for the new school year

(HealthDay)—There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year. Don’t wait until the first day of class to seek help. Schools are open over the summer to address any concerns you or your child might have, and the best time to get […]

Personal Health

Kim Brennan Named ISWIS Sportswoman Of The Year

Rower Kim Brennan took out the Sportswoman of the Year Award at the 2016 Women’s Health I Support Women in Sport (ISWIS) Awards. Brennan (nee Crow) is the current world and Olympic single sculls champion. She was Australia’s only reigning individual world champion to win a gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics. In her […]