Hanna Sillitoe, 37, from Manchester, struggled with chronic skin conditions for 20 years which left her constantly in pain and so self-conscious she became 'lazy, fat and covered up all the time'.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has updated list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, a long-awaited fillip for drugmakers in the world's second-largest drug market where many new drugs
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.
ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review to Novartis drug Zykadia as a first-line treatment for some lung cancer patients, the Swiss drugmaker said on
(Reuters) - An 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck northwest Washington state on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has updated a key list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said in a statement on Thursday, a fillip
CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - All but a few dozen of the last holdouts from a months-long mass protest against a proposed oil pipeline in North Dakota peacefully vacated their riverside camp as an evi
While many may not want to know the pain which awaits them, the research by the University of Adelaide could help people change their activities to lower their risk.
Nursing homes across the Fraser Health region are adopting a tool that has reduced transfers of patients to emergency departments by as much as 71 per cent. The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare
A report by NHS Improvement urges doctors to allow mothers to stay with newborns wherever possible, either at home or in hospital.
A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy
Erick John Rwabirire, 17, from Uganda was born with a rare bone disorder that caused a tumour to grow and cover his face. He had surgery to remove it but it sadly grew back.
HealthDay News Strokes bring with them a heightened possibility of another attack, and new research suggests black patients may be at especially high risk for recurrence.
Amy Norton, HealthDay News People with pacemakers or implantable defibrillators have long been told they can't undergo MRI scans, but under the right conditions they may be safe.
Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.
Experts now recommend ten portions of fruit and vegetables to ward off disease. This would prevent 7,200 cancer deaths and almost 14,000 from strokes every year, London researchers claim.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) faced hundreds of angry constituents at a town hall Wednesday night who grilled him for two hours on the Affordable Care Act, immigration, President Donald Trump&rsquo
CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - Several dozen demonstrators, the last holdouts from a mass protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline, faced off against riot police on Wednesday as they defied a deadline to
Imperial researchers say fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.
A weight loss drug could help thousands of people avoid diabetes in the same way statins are used to ward off heart disease, according to a landmark trial, British scientists have found.
Lal Ding, eight, from Baltimore, Maryland, was born with a 'radial club hand'. In the surgery, the first of its kind performed in the US, doctors used bones from his foot to straighten his wrist.
Over a four-month period, a 39-year old B.C. man went doctor shopping to obtain opioids and other addictive drugs, finding 10 willing doctors to write a few dozen prescriptions and 10 pharmacies to fi
Maria, 51, was given a new breed of anti-ageing haircut. Her wrinkles appeared to have been gently smoothed away, her cheekbones were more pronounced and her face looked slimmer.
A cost-cutting scheme being imposed by two health trusts in Cheshire will refuse the operations to anyone with a body mass index above 35.
For most sex is very pleasurable. However for others, it can be quite the opposite. One out of every 100 people suffer from headaches associated with sexual activity (HAS).
Bright children are twice as likely to booze and have a 50 per cent higher chance of using cannabis during adolescence, scientists from University College London found.
The Irish director’s new film, “My Name Is Emily,” was made as he struggled with a deadly disease.
Two state legislators have proposed single-payer health plan for California.
Rachel Tambour was seven weeks along before realizing she was pregnant with her son.
Popular heartburn medications taken by millions of Canadians could lead to long-term kidney damage without any warning, a new study suggests.
A new study shows proton pump inhibitors, used by millions of Canadians, could lead to permanent kidney damage without warning.
People who consistently slept for more than nine hours each night were twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, researchers from Boston University Medical Center found.
(Reuters Health) - It might be possible for people with an older pacemaker to safely get an MRI after all.
(Reuters Health) - Enacting policies that promote equality, like same-sex marriage laws, may ease the mental burdens on lesbian, gay and bisexual young people, a new U.S. study suggests.