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Cardiff scientist to train virus to fight ovarian cancer
Cardiff scientist to train virus to fight ovarian cancer
A scientist will explore whether a virus which infects the airways can fight ovarian cancer.
 Immunization matter of national security: serious consequences of vaccine refusals already occurred, - acting Health Minister Suprun Childhood immunization against most common infectious diseases is a matter of national security. Due to poor vaccination coverage in Ukraine, cases of tetanus, measles and even deaths from tuberculosis are being registered.Ukraines acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun said at a briefing on the occasion of the European Immunization Week, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform. "Vaccination, without exaggeration, is a national security issue in Ukraine. This is the most successful and cost-effective strategy to prevent 28 serious infectious diseases. The more developed the country is, the more vaccines are stipulated by its healthcare for children and adults," Suprun said. Read more: Suprun on healthcare reform: "Public insurance is the best system for a developing country" Today, the Ukrainian immunization schedule includes 10 vaccines, while the EU, North and South America immunize against at least 13 infectious diseases. According to WHO recommendations, 95 percent of the child population should be vaccinated. Due to vaccine refusals by parents, poor awareness of the consequences of such refusals, and the anti-vaccination campaign in the media, Ukraine is now the worlds least immunized country. Suprun says that negative effects of this are being already experienced in Ukraine. Read more: "Our reform is revolution of dignity in healthcare system," - Suprun According to Suprun, thanks to UNICEFs procurement of vaccines, Ukraine currently has enough vaccines, including in the regions. The acting minister advised parents who are denied a vaccine to address the regional state administration or, if no response is received, the Ministry of Health.
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Patients chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery
Patients chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery
Peter Maggs chest wall was rebuilt using the technology after a large tumour was removed.
    2018-02-16 17:40:38


Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function
Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function
Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested.
    2018-02-16 15:12:38


Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change
Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change
For 16 years, Mercy Ngulube felt unable to tell people she had HIV - but now shes a vocal campaigner.
    2018-02-16 14:47:46


What you need to know about bread
What you need to know about bread
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer - so should we be worried about eating bread?
    2018-02-16 12:11:04


DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans
DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans
A genetic study will look at whether damage was done to the DNA of veterans who saw nuclear weapon tests.
    2018-02-16 11:41:07


Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes
Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes
The best paid male consultant pocketed £740,000 last year - two-and-a-half times that of the top woman.
    2018-02-16 05:10:04


Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters
Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters
Many cases of seemingly sporadic ovarian cancer might actually be inherited from paternal genes.
    2018-02-15 21:41:30


Scientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections
Scientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections
The probe provides access deep inside a patient’s lung, which means doctors will be able to diagnose lung conditions much quicker and more accurately.
    2018-02-15 21:14:14


I have Parkinsons at 39 but its no reason to panic
I have Parkinsons at 39 but its no reason to panic
Marathon runner Aaron found he had Parkinsons aged 39 but through his love of exercise hes found a way to combat the symptoms.
    2018-02-15 17:12:01


Is loneliness affecting your health?
Is loneliness affecting your health?
BBC Radio 4 wants you to take part in an experiment on the extent and effects of loneliness
    2018-02-15 17:11:58


Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says
Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says
She was able to produce enough milk to be the babys only food source for the first six weeks, a study says.
    2018-02-15 16:42:04


Organ donations rising across the UK
Organ donations rising across the UK
An online consultation into a possible opt-out scheme in England has received more than 11,000 replies.
    2018-02-15 11:10:48


Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens
Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens
Boys born in the richest areas are likely to outlive those born in the poorest by 8.4 years, a study says.
    2018-02-15 04:40:02


Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer
Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer
French researchers studied effects of highly-processed foods, such as cakes, bread and chicken nuggets.
    2018-02-15 04:09:45


Xanax made my daughter an aggressive zombie
Xanax made my daughter an aggressive zombie
A mum describes how she had her daughter arrested after she became violent because of the drug alprazolam.
    2018-02-14 18:41:05


Majority of over-65s would like more sex, survey finds
Majority of over-65s would like more sex, survey finds
More than half of over-65s would like more sex, a new UK survey shows.
    2018-02-14 06:14:33


Punished for a crime I hadnt committed
Punished for a crime I hadnt committed
Joanna is one of at least 9,000 non-smokers in the UK diagnosed with lung cancer every year.
    2018-02-14 00:40:12


Anger as reports into Tawel Fan ward scandal are delayed
Anger as reports into Tawel Fan ward scandal are delayed
Families react angrily to news two reports into serious failings at a mental health ward are to be delayed.
    2018-02-13 19:10:44


Pakistan gang stole spinal fluid from women
Pakistan gang stole spinal fluid from women
The gang obtained the fluid from more than 12 women, including a teen, to sell on the black market.
    2018-02-13 17:10:20


Wombs for rent
Wombs for rent
Demand for surrogacy in Ukraine, one of Europes poorest nations, is soaring. But what happens to the women involved?
    2018-02-13 09:41:21


New antibiotic family discovered in dirt
New antibiotic family discovered in dirt
The compounds are called malacidins and can kill several stubborn infections, including superbug MRSA.
    2018-02-13 06:09:46


Josh Quigley cycled the world after surviving suicide
Josh Quigley cycled the world after surviving suicide
Josh Quigley rode over 10,000 miles to raise awareness of mental health issues after attempting to take his own life.
    2018-02-12 18:40:14


Parkinsons sufferer ejected from Halfords for funny walk
Parkinsons sufferer ejected from Halfords for funny walk
Chris Cartlidge says he was told to leave Halfords after his symptoms caused his leg to stiffen.
    2018-02-12 18:40:04

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