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

Lack of evidence for teething gels, medicines regulator says

There is little evidence teething gels containing an anaesthetic are effective at easing pain, the m..

Sit-down meals ‘less healthy than fast-food’

The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is "excessive" and sit-down restaurants are unhealthi..

Organ donors to be asked if they are religious

People who join the NHS's UK organ donation register are to be asked if they want their religio..

Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days

A woman's life was turned "upside-down" when major surgery was cancelled four times by a hospit..

Teenage victims ‘more likely to self-harm’

Teenagers who are victims of neglect, bullying, crime, family violence and sexual exploitation are m..

Cervical screening error: More women affected

An additional 3,591 women have not received information about NHS cervical cancer screening, it has ..

Ex-minister Norman Lamb urges cannabis legalisation

Media playback is unsupported on your device A former health minister has called on MPs to legalise..

Gene study unravels redheads mystery

Eight genes linked to red hair have been discovered by scientists, helping to shed light on how redh..

‘Weigh-ins help prevent piling on pounds at Christmas’

Regular weigh-ins at home, plus simple weight-loss tips, could prevent people from piling on the pou..

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates after struggling to handle reports of child sex..

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