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Overnight acne

When Judith Donald suddenly developed acne at the age of 23 it really knocked her confidence. “I don’t think anyone who has never had it can understand how much it affects you mentally,” she told the Kaye Adams programme on … Continue reading

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'Artificial intelligence glasses' giving sight to blind man

A blind man has been helped to see using “artificial intelligence glasses”. The Orcam glasses have a tiny smart camera that can recognise text and even people’s faces. The glasses then speak to the person wearing them through a pair … Continue reading

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EEG Technology is Decoding the Mysteries of the Brain

Our bodies are the most amazing machines in this world, and scientists have dedicated their lives to discovery the mysteries of the body right down to our cells, finding out exactly how we work. Yet there is still one area … Continue reading

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5 Natural Ways to Live Longer

Many people ignore or overlook the powerful impact that lifestyle, diet, and habits make on how our bodies function and how we feel. Living a healthy lifestyle encompasses making quality choices for your body, mind and soul. Below are some … Continue reading

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More NHS mental health patients treated privately

Mental health trusts across the UK are becoming increasingly reliant on private hospitals to deliver care, a BBC Breakfast investigation suggests. NHS spending on private mental health inpatient beds went up 42% over five years across 40 mental health authorities … Continue reading

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Medics use video to help parents of neo-natal babies

Medics treating infants at a Scottish hospital are using video technology in a new scheme helping parents keep in touch with their babies. Staff are able to send short films of their patients to parents when they are away from … Continue reading

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FGM: Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala faces life in jail

A doctor in the US city of Detroit has been charged with carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) on young girls in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the country. Prosecutors said Jumana Nagarwala … Continue reading

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Hayden's parents were told he wouldn't feel, eat or breathe

When Samuel was born with a rare form of dwarfism, his parents were told he only had a few months to live. They threw him a one-week birthday party, then a two-week party and then a one-month party. This year … Continue reading

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'Politics is destroying British heart surgery'

In this Viewsnight, surgeon Stephen Westaby condemns what he calls a “culture of blame” in the NHS. He has recently published his memoirs, Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table. For more Viewsnight, … Continue reading

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South Africa mourns the death of Ontlametse Phalatse

A woman who captured the hearts of many South Africans for her brave battle against premature aging disorder progeria has died aged 18. Doctors had said Ontlametse Phalatse would not make it past the age of 14. President Jacob Zuma … Continue reading

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