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‘Steep rise’ in self-harm among teenage girls

‘Steep rise’ in self-harm among teenage girls

Image copyright Getty Images There has been a steep rise in reports of self-harm among girls aged 13 to 16, according to a study of data from GP practices across…

‘Steep rise’ in self-harm among teenage girls

‘Steep rise’ in self-harm among teenage girls

Image copyright Getty Images There has been a steep rise in reports of self-harm among girls aged 13 to 16, according to a study of data from GP practices across…

Hundreds of families block organ donation

Hundreds of families block organ donation

Media captionRachel wants to be an organ donor Organs from 505 registered donors could not be made available for transplant in the last five years because of objections from relatives.…

Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area

The NHS is under unprecedented pressure. Rising numbers of patients need hospital care – whether in an accident and emergency department, for cancer treatment or for planned operations and care,…

Women ‘deserve apology’ over vaginal mesh implants

Women ‘deserve apology’ over vaginal mesh implants

Media captionStephanie and Peter Williams say it’s made it “impossible” for them to be intimate Women left in permanent pain and unable to walk, work or have sex because of…

Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area

The NHS is under unprecedented pressure. Rising numbers of patients need hospital care – whether in an accident and emergency department, for cancer treatment or for planned operations and care,…

Women ‘deserve apology’ over vaginal mesh implants

Women ‘deserve apology’ over vaginal mesh implants

Media captionStephanie and Peter Williams say it’s made it “impossible” for them to be intimate Women left in permanent pain and unable to walk, work or have sex because of…

Dyslexia link to eye spots confusing brain, say scientists

Dyslexia link to eye spots confusing brain, say scientists

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption People with dyslexia have difficulty learning to read, write or spell French scientists say they may have found a potential cause of dyslexia…

Pre-sex HIV drug ‘no-brainer’ for NHS

Pre-sex HIV drug ‘no-brainer’ for NHS

Image copyright Getty Images A drug to dramatically cut the risk of HIV infection during sex would save the UK around £1bn over the next 80 years, say scientists. The…

Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area

The NHS is under unprecedented pressure. Rising numbers of patients need hospital care – whether in an accident and emergency department, for cancer treatment or for planned operations and care,…

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