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A First: Womb Transplants in UK in first half of 2016

A First: Womb Transplants in UK in first half of 2016

Surgeons will be carrying out life-performing womb transplants in the UK. The transplants to be carried out for the first time will be done on 10 British women. Permission for the trial to be started in the first half of the next year has been granted by the Imperial College London.

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Researchers hopeful on new drugs to cure cancer

Researchers hopeful on new drugs to cure cancer

Researchers and healthcare experts are hopeful on a mix of drugs to effectively treat aaggressive form of breast cancer that is resistant to standard treatments.

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Experts say E-cigarettes might be attracting young people to smoke

Experts say E-cigarettes might be attracting young people to smoke

A new research has indicated that young people suing e-cigarettes are much more likely to take up smoking compared to those who do not use e-cigarettes.

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Experts demand more nurses to tackle Breast Cancer

Experts demand more nurses to tackle Breast Cancer

A leading healthcare charity in the UK has said that more nurses are needed urgently in the healthcare system in order to address the growing number of women diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Teens using devices to vaporize marijuana, study

Teens using devices to vaporize marijuana, study

According to a new study, a number of teenagers are using e-cigarettes and similar devices to vaporize marijuana.

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Heart disease death rate falls by 45%, study

Heart disease death rate falls by 45%, study

According to a new study, the rate of heart disease in the UK has fallen more than 40 per cent in a decade mostly due to statin drugs, healthier lifestyles and better medical practices in the country.

Experts said that death rates for heart disease in the UK fell more than 40 per cent during the previous ten years. Increased consumption of cholesterol-busting drugs as well as healthier lifestyles and improved medical services has brought down deaths caused by heart attacks, stroke and other cardiovascular problems.

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NHS planning to offer 'motivational coaches' to fight obesity

NHS planning to offer 'motivational coaches' to fight obesity

UK's health agency, NHS has said that it is planning to offer "motivational coaches" in order to fight obesity in the country.

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Endangered duck avoid flying together, study

Endangered duck avoid flying together, study

According to a new study, UK’s most endangered duck has adopted a new trend in their migration and they do not fly together.

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Teams behind Beagle 2 mission to Mars wins global award

Teams behind Beagle 2 mission to Mars wins global award

The team of scientists behind the Beagle 2 mission to Mars has received an international award for their successful mission.The team received 2015 Sir Arthur Clarke Award for Industry/Project team at the UK Space Conference in Liverpool.

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NHS England criticises charity

NHS England criticises charity

England's unit of UK's health service, the NHS has criticised a leading charity for suggesting that patients in England suffering from a rare eye condition might have to move to Scotland to seek treatment in order to prevent blindness.

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