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Research on ‘molecular drills’ of skin cancer cells offers hope for treatment

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Skin cancer cells produce “molecular drills” to penetrate healthy tissues and spread around the body, according to research that raises the prospect of new therapies for the disease. Researchers used robotic microscop...

Archie Battersbee: parents fail to stop planned withdrawal of life support treatment

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A last-minute attempt by the parents of 12-year-old Archie Battersbee to stop the withdrawal of his life support treatment has been rejected by the UK’s supreme court. On Monday, the court of appeal set a deadline of ...

Frederick Douglass gets the Hamilton treatment with new musical

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For Kenneth Morris, sitting in a darkened theatre among hundreds of people, it was a moment of a communion with a man he never met but whose light he carries wherever he goes. Morris is the great-great-great-grandson ...

Stroke patients in England missing out on ‘miracle treatment’, warns report

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Tens of thousands of stroke patients in England are being denied access to a “miracle treatment” that pulls them back from “near death”, putting lives at risk and leaving many unnecessarily disabled, a report warns. M...

Treatment of UK prisoners during Covid meets UN definition of torture

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By and large we know by now how hospitals, care homes, schools and most other state-run institutions coped, or didn’t, with the Covid pandemic. But not until now, with this shocking, distressing, authentic and academi...

Kremenchuk attack latest to get Russian media blackout treatment

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The horror that unfolded when a Russian missile struck a shopping mall in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk was shown around the world. But if you were watching Russian television that day, you would probably have seen...

500,000 wait for ear, nose and throat treatment after PM has NHS operation

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The number of people in England waiting for ear, nose or throat treatment has risen sharply during the pandemic, with more than 37,000 waiting more than a year, analysis shows, days after Boris Johnson had a sinus ope...

Rectal cancer: researchers hail ‘breakthrough’ experimental treatment

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Every patient treated for rectal cancer with an experimental immunotherapy drug went into remission, in findings that researchers have hailed as a breakthrough. All 14 patients who were given the new drug, dostarlimab...

The Silent Treatment: Sarah-Louise Young on the trauma and stigma of losing her voice

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I had always known something wasn’t right with my voice but, like many singers, I assumed it was my fault. For 14 years I’d worked professionally in theatre, hiding the fact that every few months, my voice would compl...

The mother whose daughter was sent 200 miles away for eating disorder treatment

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When Anne Dobrée’s daughter Sophie relapsed while recovering from an eating disorder, she needed hospital care. But finding a bed was much harder than Anne could have imagined. At first the 18-year-old was going to be...

IVF treatment faces ‘clear and present danger’ from US anti-abortion effort

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In vitro fertilization treatment is facing a “clear and present danger” and could be a “casualty” of some of the proposed anti-abortion laws that are emerging across the US, according to an advocate of reproductive me...

Sajid Javid plans review of impact of gender dysphoria treatment

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A review of the long-term outcomes for children treated for gender dysphoria is being drawn up by ministers, following warnings over how little is known about children who later regret the treatment. Sajid Javid, the ...

NHS waiting lists drive more Britons to pay for medical treatment

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Growing numbers of Britons are paying for private medical treatment because of the record delays people are facing trying to access NHS care, a report has revealed. They are using their own savings to pay for procedur...

Palestinian baby dies after treatment delayed by Israeli blockade of Gaza

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A 19-month-old child has died in Gaza after waiting for five months for Israel to grant her permission to leave the blockaded enclave for treatment. Human right groups said Israel’s blockade of Gaza was responsible fo...

Fundraise or die: how Fijians are crowdfunding lifesaving kidney treatment

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Ten years ago, at the age of 21, Sashi Kumari was admitted to hospital and told her kidneys were failing. She was diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), which requires four-hour dialysis twice every week and ...

Labor to examine internal culture in ‘ongoing way’ after questions about Kimberley Kitching treatment

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Labor’s deputy leader, Richard Marles, says the party will assess its internal culture in “an ongoing way” after facing a barrage of questions about whether the late senator Kimberley Kitching was bullied and ostracis...

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