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Our Future Health: Most have high cholesterol, health project

WEBGillian Ebberson, 67, is already a member of UK Biobank, external, a similar project set up two decades ago, which is following the health of 500,000 adults in the …

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Health of nation study calls on millions to sign up

WEBBy Smitha Mundasad,Health reporter. Getty Images. Researchers are calling on five million UK adults to join what they hope will be one of the biggest studies …

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How has coronavirus affected mental health

WEBIn the run-up to the first lockdown, roughly 10% of people showed moderate to severe symptoms, compared with 19% in June 2020. In children, 16% of 5-16 year …

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Why are we so ill

WEBThe work, also published by the Health Foundation, found there were three main conditions causing a significant burden of ill-health: chronic pain, type 2 diabetes …

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King Charles: How is his cancer treatment going three months …

WEB26 April 2024. By Smitha Mundasad,Health reporter. PA Media. The King greeted well-wishers at an Easter church service on 31 March. It has been almost three months since …

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'I feel less alone': The pandemic's varied effects on wellbeing

WEBThe GlobeScan poll suggests that the pandemic's impact varied for different generations. Dang Quang Dung started getting messages about mental health from …

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Health spending £5bn less than government planned

WEBBy Nick Triggle,Health correspondent. Getty Images. The government is spending £5.5bn less on health in England than it suggested it would be at this stage, the Institute for …

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Covid: The devastating toll of the pandemic on children

WEBUnsurprisingly, there are clear signs the upheaval in children's lives is having an impact on children's mental health. The Mental Health of Children and Young People …

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Obesity: Is healthy food more expensive

WEBAs new research suggests a third of adults in Wales are obese, opinions on the cost of healthy food differ. George Dungworth said eating healthily could be "super cheap", …

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Health minister role the 'political honour of my life'

WEBThe Ulster Unionist Party's (UUP) Mike Nesbitt says becoming health minister is "the political honour" of his life. Robin Swann announced in April that he would be …

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School attendance: Mental health problems behind absenteeism

WEBPanic attacks, anxiety, and problems with mental health are among the reasons given by children who avoid going to school, amid a rise in absenteeism in …

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Sunbeds: Surrey woman issues warning after skin cancer treatment

WEB9 May 2024. A woman from Surrey who had a melanoma as a teenager is warning people about the danger of sunbeds. Georgia Edwards, 26, from Horley, underwent major …

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Mental health: Patients let down, Betsi NHS boss admits

WEBA fresh apology has been issued over the "poor care" received by some patients at Wales' biggest health organisation. It follows a review into the action taken in …

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States plea to help reduce number of missed health appointments

WEBHealth services in Guernsey have called for the community to help reduce the number of missed medical appointments. More than 5,500 clinician outpatient …

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Haiti health system on verge of collapse, UN warns

WEB23 May 2024, 01:59 BST. Haiti's health system is "on the verge of collapse", the UN children's agency, Unicef, has warned, saying six out of 10 hospitals in the …

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Tax online giants to help kids' mental health, say Lib Dems

WEBOne in five children and young people aged between eight and 25 had a "probable mental disorder" last year, according to the latest NHS report, external.. At the …

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Barnsley Hospital applies to trial Martha's Rule

WEBThe process, known as Martha's Rule, is expected to be expanded across all acute hospitals, subject to government funding. At least 100 NHS sites will use the …

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Watch: Volcano erupts in Iceland for fifth time

WEBSummary. A new volcanic eruption has begun in Iceland's southwestern Reykjanes peninsula, throwing up 50m plumes of magma and ash; It is the fifth time …

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Bognor: Illness causes Butlin's to close to day visitors

WEBIllness causes Butlins to close to day visitors. One of the largest holiday parks in the UK has closed to day visitors for the Bank Holiday weekend because of sickness. …

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John Swinney says he will not back Matheson ban over iPad bill

WEBThe SNP will not back a parliamentary ban for ex-health secretary Michael Matheson, it has emerged, after First Minister John Swinney sparked confusion over his …

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Bournemouth stabbing: Police search cliffs after Amie Gray's death

WEBBournemouth resident Carolyn Thomas said people were "scared". "You don’t feel safe anymore in your own area. I’m very shocked," she said. "There’s a lot of drug …

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Dundee becomes second city to enforce Low Emission Zone

WEBDundee has become the second Scottish city to introduce a low emission zone (LEZ), which bans some vehicles from its city centre. Aberdeen and Edinburgh will begin …

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