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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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Alix Walker
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Is our lifestyle responsible for our hormonal imbalances?

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

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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Life

Two new “breakthrough” breast cancer drugs to be available through the NHS

Thousands of women with previously untreatable breast cancer will have access

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Susan Devaney
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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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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Letters penned 100 years apart show unchanging attitude to abortion

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

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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