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More patients have needed LIVER transplants amid rise in alcohol consumption during COVID pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. saw a significant increase in the number of people requiring a liver transplant for…

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Can three CT scans damage my health? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

In recent months I have had three CT scans — one of my abdomen and two of my chest. I…

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The selfless heroes who are the heartbeat of Britain’s health service

When we asked readers to nominate their unsung champions of the NHS, we were overwhelmed by moving stories about staff…

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How to use your phone to stay happy and healthy

The NHS has promised a digital revolution to transform patient care. Wider use of technology is at the centre of…

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What’s the most super way to fight off the super cold? We review a selection of remedies 

Experts warn that the UK faces an uncertain winter, with Covid and flu circulating.  After lockdowns and mask-wearing, which cut…

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Some middle-aged women are waiting a year for coils to be fitted

Diane French-Finlay’s periods used to be so heavy and painful that for two to three days a month she was effectively…

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Christopher Biggins: My new knee means I’m trotting about again, and fit to play Dame Trot!

At the age of 72, actor Christopher Biggins says he has never done so much exercise as he has over…

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The five-minute test that warns of dementia – years before symptoms start

Developing Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia is many Britons’ worst fear when it comes to ageing, according to a…

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Catching the ‘kissing disease’ in teenage years could increase a person’s risk of developing MS

Catching the ‘kissing disease’ could cause some people to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) later in their life, a new study…

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Fighter pilots are more likely to get testicular, prostate or skin cancer, study finds

Fighter pilots are 30% more likely to get testicular cancer and have higher chances of developing skin or prostate cancer…

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