Health

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Deborah James legacy: huge rise in online checks for bowel cancer signs
NHS chief says James’s last message to public to ‘check your poo’ is life-saving

Caroline Davies

01, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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No room for complacency over monkeypox, says WHO
World Health Organization official calls for urgent, coordinated action to prevent spread of disease

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @4:59 PM

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Dominic Raab’s opera jibe hits a bum note | Brief letters
Brief letters: Class snobbery | Duke of Edinburgh walkers | Failing the balance test | One of ‘the girls’

Letters

01, Jul, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Where’s the herd immunity? Our research shows why Covid is still wreaking havoc | Danny Altmann
‘Living with the virus’ is proving much harder than the early vaccine success suggested, says professor of immunology Danny Altmann

Danny Altmann

01, Jul, 2022 @11:43 AM

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High-street blood pressure checks promised in NHS England shake-up
Integrated care systems replace clinical commissioning groups and aim to catch conditions earlier

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Nerve-cooling implant could offer pain relief alternative to opioids, say researchers
Device which can dissolve in the body represents an ‘engineering approach to treating pain’

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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I’m a recovering addict and my wife keeps telling our family and friends. Is she right? | Leading questions
Addiction has two victims, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith: the person using and the person supporting them. Your wife needs support too so both of you can recover together

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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UK trade deal with Australia amounts to ‘offshoring’ pesticide use, MPs say
Select committee says ministers want to rush through deal allowing food imports that fall below UK environmental standards

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, Jun, 2022 @4:53 PM

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‘People should be aware’: eggs of tiny infectious worm found in parks in New York and Europe
The Toxocara worm can spread to humans via cat or dog feces, making children who play in sand or soil particularly at risk

Aliya Uteuova in New York

30, Jun, 2022 @4:09 PM

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The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard
Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors, Andrew Pollard, director of the Oxford Vaccine Group

Andrew Pollard

30, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Yes, the number of Covid cases in the UK is rising – but that is no cause for alarm | Matt Hancock
With vaccines preventing most serious illness and death, any talk of bringing back restrictions is pure scaremongering, says former health secretary Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock

30, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Thursday briefing: What new data on deaths reveals about private care in the NHS
In today’s newsletter: Archie Bland breaks down a report into how Conservative reforms were linked with an increase in deaths from treatable causes

Archie Bland

30, Jun, 2022 @5:38 AM

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