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New drive to prevent CVD
February 15th 2019 - A major drive to tackle the three major causes of cardiovascular disease in England has been announced.

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February 8th 2019 - The numbers infected with measles across Europe trebled last year despite improvements in immunisation rates, it has been announced.

PICSI IVF therapy does not alleviate male infertility
February 1st 2019 - The PICSI IVF technique does not help to alleviate male infertility, according to the results from a trial published today.

How pregnant women benefit from vegetables and fish
January 25th 2019 - Pregnant women can lower their risk of developing high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia if they eat a diet rich in vegetables and fish, according to a newly published study.

Teen brains alter after just one cannabis joint
January 18th 2019 - Teenagers who use cannabis even once or twice experience differences in their brains, according to a new report.

High fibre diet linked to reduced NCD risk - official
January 11th 2019 - People who eat high levels of dietary fibre and whole grains reduce their risk of developing non-communicable diseases compared with those who consume less, according to a global analysis of studies over 40 years published today.

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ECT critics faces psychiatrists
January 2019 - Senior psychiatrists have defended the continued use of electroconvulsive therapy amid complaints of permanent memory damage.

Dangers of male post-natal blues
December 2018 - Post-natal depression is a serious problem for fathers as well as mothers - and may have long-term implications for families, according to a new UK study.

Up to 17% UK babies born with drink-related health problems
November 2018 - As many as 17% of babies born in the UK could have health problems that are caused by exposure to alcohol in the womb, researchers claim today.

Obesity link to early antibiotics
October 2018 - Children who are given antibiotics and antacids in early life may face an increased risk of becoming obese, researchers warn today.

New vaccine approach to tropical disease prevention
September 2018 - Clinical trials are about to start on a new generation of vaccines for tropical diseases caused by RNA viruses, British researchers have reported.

Backing for innovative asthma treatment
August 2018 - The NHS is to be allowed to use the new treatment of bronchial thermoplasty for people with severe asthma, it was announced today.

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Ovary transplant babyOvary transplant baby born
September 24th 2004 - The first baby has been born to a woman who underwent an ovary transplant, it was announced today.

Celebrations and questions over Tamara birth
September 27th 2004 - The birth of a baby to a woman who had an ovarian transplant has created hope for dozens of others - despite some scientific scepticism.

Sydney Opera HouseBioterrorism alert as physicians from Australasia and Thailand meet
May 6th - 8th 2002 - News Special from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Brisbane.

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July 9th 2001 - The links between psychiatry and the arts are to be celebrated at a conference which starts in London today.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists has teamed up with the World Psychiatric Association to stage the event: "2001: A Mind Odyssey".

Mad cow disease report - Lord Phillips Cover-ups that led to spread of mad cow disease
October 26th 2000 - The epidemic of so-called mad cow disease in the United Kingdom probably sprang from a genetic mutation in an animal in the early 1970s, according to a government report.

Bubble baby gene therapist Alain Fischer Curing bubble babies
June 27th 2000 - Two doctors spoke today of the remarkable treatments they have devised for two once incurable blood conditions - and how they hoped they could lead to more cures.

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