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Latest stories, news and breaking health and medical news from across the world.

Contaminated blood victims ‘on the breadline’

People affected by the contaminated blood scandal "lost everything" and "had to live on the breadlin..

Self-lubricating condom designed to reduce infections

Scientists say they have found a way to make self-lubricating latex condoms that become slippery on ..

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational ca..

Women told they aren’t thin enough for eating disorder treatment, MPs...

Media playback is unsupported on your device Patients who fear they have eating disorders are being..

I saved my dad’s life with CPR

"I heard my mam shout my name. You know when someone shouts your name and it frightens you? I ran do..

Bill Turnbull: Having prostate cancer is ‘relentlessly boring’

Bill Turnbull has described dealing with cancer every day as "relentlessly boring" and admitted he a..

Which? testing reveals ‘unsafe’ child stair gates

Parents should immediately stop using three market-leading child stair gates, a consumer group has s..

Crackdown on painkillers amid addiction fears

Two painkillers are to be reclassified as class C controlled substances amid concerns people are bec..

Children ‘should be weighed up to age 18’, report says

Children and young people up to 18 should have their weight and body mass index (BMI) recorded every..

Dance lessons for the lonely – on the NHS

GPs in England are being given permission to prescribe patients "social" activities, such as dance c..

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