Medicine

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Line drawing of a woman sitting on the floor in pain.

‟I suffer with chronic pain – here’s why prescribing exercise isnt the answer”

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Grace Holliday
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    Health

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    Celebrity

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    TV

    Are Women The Fitter Sex? This eye-opening film uncovers truths about bias in medicine

Latest Stories

Honey tea
Wellbeing

Can honey help your cold better than medicine?

The science to support the soothing properties of this natural cough fighter.

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Chloe Gray
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A vaccine for coronavirus
Life

Why people have no idea how to react to the recent “good news” we’ve had

Are you optimistic or sceptical about the vaccine news?

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Hollie Richardson
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Coronavirus
Life

The awe-inspiring women fighting Coronavirus

Let's not forget about the people bravely dedicating their lives and risking their health in the fightback.

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Hanna Woodside
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Coronavirus doctor reveals what your body looks like with Covid-19
Life

Doctor shares daily updates after being diagnosed with Covid-19

This is what really happens to your body if you get coronavirus.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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This is the reality of just how debilitating migraines can be

New research has been shared for National Migraine Week.

Visible Women

These are the feminist pioneers receiving their medical degrees 150 years after they enrolled

The posthumous awards will honour the first female students enrolled at any UK university.

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Lauren Geall
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Elizabeth Holmes in the Theranos lab
People

Meet the fearless female professor who helped bring down Elizabeth Holmes

She was one of the first people to hear Holmes' idea for Theranos. And she was one of the first people to point out its problems.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Long Reads

Women’s pain isn’t taken seriously by doctors – and this has to change

There is innate sexism within the medical establishment when it comes to women's health, and it needs to end

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Stephanie Theobald
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Life

Let this be a reminder not to ignore any form of chronic pain.

After she experienced a medical emergency of her own, one woman wants to remind everyone how heart attacks can differ between the genders.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Long Reads

Is our lifestyle responsible for our hormonal imbalances?

Stylist explores how our high-stress, flat-white-fuelled lives are sending our bodies haywire.

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Alix Walker
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Life

This is what it was like to have a mastectomy in the early 19th century

Frances Burney had her breast removed without anaesthetic in 1811. Here, she describes the experience

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Moya Crockett
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Susan Devaney
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Two new “breakthrough” breast cancer drugs to be available through the NHS

Thousands of women with previously untreatable breast cancer will have access

Life

Here’s why your NHS doctor may ask you about your sexuality

The new directive will start in 2019

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Bad period pains? You should be getting checked for endometriosis

Doctors are finally being warned to take period pain seriously

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Contraception is an emotional and mental burden for women, study finds

New research argues that men should be sharing more responsibility for avoiding pregnancy.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Hundreds of women suing NHS over vaginal mesh implants

The devices are supposed to help women to recover from side-effects of childbirth.

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Hayley Spencer
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Life

Letters penned 100 years apart show unchanging attitude to abortion

"I'm in the family way again, and I'm nearly crazy..."

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

This badass 89-year-old woman is the world’s oldest working surgeon

“Being a doctor isn’t a profession, it’s a way of life”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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