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Hard, lumpy stools? Straining on the loo? Less than 3 bowel movements per week? Feeling as if your bowel never really empties?...

Cold and flu

Know your medical facts from myths? There are a lot of old wives' tales out there. But where do they come from and what is the truth...

baby placenta

In comparison to the precious newborn, the placenta, or afterbirth, is a mere afterthought soon discarded. It is, however, actually...

Spiders in sleep

Know your medical facts from myths? There are a lot of old wives' tales out there. But where do they come from and what is the truth...

lung cancer

Earlier detection and new treatments are bringing hope to thousands at risk of an suffering from lung cancer. Here's how one...

Laser Eye Surgery

After her initial consultation and caring for her dry eyes, Laura Dean-Osgood returns to London Vision Clinic to conclude her vision...

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Although laser eye surgery is a simple procedure, it feels like a huge decision. We're sharing Laura's journey to...

Tramadol painkillers

When traditional painkillers don't work, Tramadol tends to be prescribed. But as health expert Helen Cowan explains, this pill...

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