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Often associated with veterans returning from war zones, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may not seem like something that might affect a child. But actually more than two thirds of children in t...
Men are three times more likely to die from suicide than women in UK, but a new report suggests education on suicide prevention and mental health is starting to pay off. A new masculinity audit shows...
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When changing your newborn baby's nappy, you might see a few unexpected colours. So what colour should your newborn's urine be? Paediatrician Dr Keir Shiels said while some parents might see yellow or...
There are more than 2,300 cases of severe infections in Australia each year.
There are 1.3 million people in the UK living with psoriasis, but the vast majority (84%) feel there is a lack of public awareness around the condition. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition tha...
Currently, only two patients of every 10 survive beyond five years once being diagnosed with brain cancer.
“It is entirely possible for sperm counts to be declining ... without their being a corresponding decrease in male fertility,” says University of Sussex professor Fiona Mathews.
"I've never had a conversation where it didn’t lead to that question."
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Headlines about a looming male infertility crisis have peppered the landscape in the past few months, thanks to a July study that found the sperm counts of men in North America, Europe and Australia t...
Researchers have predicted a drop in the number of women needing surgery to prevent cervical cancer.
A person may be smiling, they may have done their hair and makeup, they may seem completely "together", but that doesn't mean they're happy and well. Blogger Leyah Shanks has posted a poignant reminde...
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Last year Tracy Kiss underwent surgery to remove part of her labia after being told by a doctor that without surgery she would would face recurrent painful cysts. In this vlog, Tracy talks about her d...
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Many people haven't even heard of PMDD.
"Babies are not dolphins," one expert said.
Standard treatment for migraines normally relies on ibuprofen, lying in a dark room, and waiting for the nausea to pass. But now patients could potentially be given a dose of ketamine after a 75% succ...
Being an introvert could be behind your lack of energy. According to a recent study, introverts are more likely to suffer from a poor night's sleep than extroverts. The researchers asked adults to com...
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Mothers who give birth in the winter or spring months are less likely to suffer with postnatal depression (PND) than women who deliver during the summer or autumn, according to a new study. These find...
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A better night's rest is literally in the palms of their hands.
It's called Trichotillomania, and it's as hard to spell as it is to talk about.
It all comes down to your chronotype.
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Having same-sex parents doesn't harm kids.
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A dam is a small square of soft plastic which makes performing oral sex a whole lot safer. It sits over the female genitals or anus - kind of like a safety blanket - so that oral sex can be performed...
Because we can't all be gym gurus.
It's not just developing nations choking on their own smoke.
Risk of infection also rose for males who smoke.
There's been an increase is the number of people who no longer feel that sunscreen is safe to use on a daily basis.
Endometriosis affects one in 10 women of reproductive age in the UK, yet there's limited research into what causes it. The condition occurs when tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb is foun...
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The findings could be a tonic for people who suffer nightmares
If my mother's name was Mary, she'd tell me the same thing.
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Ever find yourself feeling hot and flustered and described it as having a hot flush? Although many people joke about this symptom, for 80% of women who experience side effects during the menopause, th...
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In the fight against cancer, one of the greatest hurdles can actually be our own immune system, which self-sabotages attempts by the body to fight against the invading tumour. Now researchers have suc...
Sydney woman shares LGBTQ anguish during marriage postal survey.
Mental health organisations are pleading with the government to show more concern for the negative impact from the postal survey.