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Why I paint vulvas in public toilets instead of pen*ses Image copyright JACK LAWSON Paintings of vulvas are popping up o...
05/16/2019
Why I paint vulvas in public toilets instead of pen*ses

Why I paint vulvas in public toilets instead of pen*ses Image copyright JACK LAWSON Paintings of vulvas are popping up on doors of toilet cubicles across London. It's all part of a campaign to promote positive body image among women - specifically what's "down there". Oliwia Bober, 23, is the artist behind the genitalia designs - and says feedback has been positive. [ 503 more words ]
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Why I paint vulvas in public toilets instead of pen*ses Image copyright JACK LAWSON Paintings of vulvas are popping up on doors of toilet cubicles across London. It's all part of a campaign to…

Rare protein allergy would give PKU sufferer 'brain damage' Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionMar...
05/16/2019
Rare protein allergy would give PKU sufferer ‘brain damage’

Rare protein allergy would give PKU sufferer 'brain damage' Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionMark Edwards has lived with PKU since he was born A man with a rare inability to digest protein has said eating a normal diet would leave him brain damaged. Mark Edwards, 35, has phenylketonuria (PKU), meaning he can only eat 6g (0.2oz) of protein per day - about one egg or two tablespoons of beans. [ 514 more words ]
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Rare protein allergy would give PKU sufferer 'brain damage' Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Edwards has lived with PKU since he was bornA man with a rare in…

'Hollywood technology' helping military rehabilitation Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionFlight L...
05/16/2019
Hollywood tech helps injured military personnel

'Hollywood technology' helping military rehabilitation Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionFlight Lieutenant Nathan Jones uses CGI tech to help him recover. "There is no hiding, you are watching exactly what is wrong with you." Flt Lt Nathan Jones is watching each of his leg muscles moving, on a big screen at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC), near Loughborough. [ 476 more words ]
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'Hollywood technology' helping military rehabilitation Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFlight Lieutenant Nathan Jones uses CGI tech to help him recover.”Th…

Doctors used as 'guinea pigs' in opioid painkiller promotion Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Common opioids in...
05/16/2019
Doctors used as ‘guinea pigs’ in opioid painkiller promotion

Doctors used as 'guinea pigs' in opioid painkiller promotion Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Common opioids include morphine, tramadol and fentanyl "Everybody said, 'It's fantastic going to New York. It's like being on a film set.' So, that was very exciting for me." Dr Cathy Stannard was one of a group of UK pain specialists flown to New York in the early 2000s. [ 957 more words ]
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Doctors used as 'guinea pigs' in opioid painkiller promotion Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Common opioids include morphine, tramadol and fentanyl “Everybody said, '…

ADHD: ‘The web comics that show what my life is like’ Image copyright Dani DonovanImage caption Dani Donovan's ADHD ...
05/16/2019
ADHD: ‘The web comics that show what my life is like’

ADHD: ‘The web comics that show what my life is like’ Image copyright Dani DonovanImage caption Dani Donovan's ADHD comics have tapped into a significant fan base When Dani Donovan wanted to show her colleagues what life was like for her as someone diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), she never thought her sketches would lead to a series of web comics with a celebrity fan base. [ 941 more words ]
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ADHD: ‘The web comics that show what my life is like’ Image copyright Dani Donovan Image caption Dani Donovan's ADHD comics have tapped into a significant fan base When Dani Donovan wanted to …

Severe pregnancy sickness: 'I thought I was dying' Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionEssex mum 'b...
05/16/2019
Severe pregnancy sickness: ‘I thought I was dying’

Severe pregnancy sickness: 'I thought I was dying' Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionEssex mum 'bedbound for six months of pregnancy' For Hannah Dalton, pregnancy meant not being able to drink fluids for eight months without throwing up, going into hospital 27 times for intravenous drips and living off ice lollies and anti-sickness medication. Hannah, 30, from Thundersley, Essex, had hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), the severe pregnancy sickness the Duchess of Cambridge experienced during her three pregnancies. [ 1,305 more word ]
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Severe pregnancy sickness: 'I thought I was dying' Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEssex mum 'bedbound for six months of pregnancy'For Hannah Dalton, p…

Frail elderly 'failed by care deserts' Image copyright Getty Images The system for looking after frail older people in E...
05/16/2019
Frail elderly ‘failed by care deserts’

Frail elderly 'failed by care deserts' Image copyright Getty Images The system for looking after frail older people in England is falling apart, with what are being dubbed "care deserts" emerging, a charity says. An analysis carried out for Age UK indicates about 30% of areas now have no residential care beds. The situation is even worse for nursing homes - needed for the most frail - with more than 60% having no places. [ 596 more words ]
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Frail elderly 'failed by care deserts' Image copyright Getty Images The system for looking after frail older people in England is falling apart, with what are being dubbed “care des…

Prescribing deer dung and pigeon slippers Image copyright Wellcome CollectionImage caption Simon Forman courted public a...
05/16/2019
Prescribing deer dung and pigeon slippers

Prescribing deer dung and pigeon slippers Image copyright Wellcome CollectionImage caption Simon Forman courted public attention with his mix of medicine, magic and astrology What would you do if you thought your children had turned into "rats and mice"? Or if you had the "French disease"? Or had trouble with witches? In 16th Century England, you might have visited two celebrity "doctors", Simon Forman and Richard Napier. [ 824 more words ]
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Prescribing deer dung and pigeon slippers Image copyright Wellcome Collection Image caption Simon Forman courted public attention with his mix of medicine, magic and astrology What would you do if …

Cancer patient scans cancelled over equipment problems Image copyright Science Photo LibraryImage caption A cancer under...
05/16/2019
Cancer patient scans cancelled over equipment problems

Cancer patient scans cancelled over equipment problems Image copyright Science Photo LibraryImage caption A cancer under a microscope Hundreds of cancer patients at West Midlands hospitals have had scans cancelled due to equipment problems. The PET scans are given to patients with advanced stages of the disease including prostate, lung and bowel cancers to see how far it has spread. [ 524 more words ]
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Cancer patient scans cancelled over equipment problems Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption A cancer under a microscope Hundreds of cancer patients at West Midlands hospitals have ha…

Snakebites: Like having my hand smashed by a hammer' Image copyright World Health Organization David Williams has been b...
05/16/2019
Snakebites: Like having my hand smashed by a hammer’

Snakebites: Like having my hand smashed by a hammer' Image copyright World Health Organization David Williams has been bitten by a snake six times. "The first time was pretty terrifying because I didn't know what to expect. It felt like having my hand smashed with a hammer," he says. "My last snakebite would have been a fatal one, but for the fact we were carrying an emergency medical kit so we could do something about it." … [ 897 more words ]
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Snakebites: Like having my hand smashed by a hammer' Image copyright World Health Organization David Williams has been bitten by a snake six times. “The first time was pretty terrifying …

Cord blood: Rise in parents paying for private banking Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Normally following the ...
05/16/2019
Cord blood: Rise in parents paying for private banking

Cord blood: Rise in parents paying for private banking Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Normally following the birth of a baby, the placenta and cord blood are discarded, according to routine hospital practice The number of people paying thousands of pounds to freeze parts of their baby's umbilical cord in case they get ill has risen sharply, figures show. Cord blood and tissue are rich in stem cells and can be stored with private companies to use to treat the child for a range of life-threatening diseases. [ 758 more words ]
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Cord blood: Rise in parents paying for private banking Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Normally following the birth of a baby, the placenta and cord blood are discarded, according to rou…

Cancer: Breakthrough treatments to target drug resistance Image copyright Getty Images The world's first drugs designed ...
05/16/2019
Cancer: Breakthrough treatments to target drug resistance

Cancer: Breakthrough treatments to target drug resistance Image copyright Getty Images The world's first drugs designed to stop cancer cells becoming resistant to treatment could be available within the next decade, scientists have said. A £75m investment to develop the drugs has been announced by the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR). Chief executive Prof Paul Workman said cancer's ability to adapt to drugs is the biggest challenge in treatment. [ 490 more words ]
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Cancer: Breakthrough treatments to target drug resistance Image copyright Getty Images The world's first drugs designed to stop cancer cells becoming resistant to treatment could be available …

Ultra-processed foods 'make you eat more' Image copyright Getty Images Ultra-processed foods lead people to eat more and...
05/16/2019
Ultra-processed foods ‘make you eat more’

Ultra-processed foods 'make you eat more' Image copyright Getty Images Ultra-processed foods lead people to eat more and put on weight, the first trial to assess their impact suggests. Volunteers had every morsel of food they ate monitored for a month. And when given ultra-processed food, they ate 500 calories a day more than when they were given unprocessed meals. [ 595 more words ]
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Ultra-processed foods 'make you eat more' Image copyright Getty Images Ultra-processed foods lead people to eat more and put on weight, the first trial to assess their impact suggests. V…

Chernobyl disaster: 'I didn't know the truth' Image copyright Sky UK Ltd/HBOImage caption Trying to get behind the propa...
05/12/2019
Chernobyl disaster: ‘I didn’t know the truth’

Chernobyl disaster: 'I didn't know the truth' Image copyright Sky UK Ltd/HBOImage caption Trying to get behind the propaganda - Jessie Buckley as Lyudmilla Ignatenko and Emily Watson as Ulana Khomyuk It was the site of the world's worst nuclear accident. In 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in then Soviet-controlled Ukraine exploded, sending a radioactive plume across Europe. [ 1,325 more word ]
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Chernobyl disaster: 'I didn't know the truth' Image copyright Sky UK Ltd/HBO Image caption Trying to get behind the propaganda – Jessie Buckley as Lyudmilla Ignatenko and Emily…

Disney confirms lots more Star Wars, Marvel and Avatar films are coming Image copyright Disney/Kobal/ShutterstockImage c...
05/12/2019
What we learned from Disney’s release schedule

Disney confirms lots more Star Wars, Marvel and Avatar films are coming Image copyright Disney/Kobal/ShutterstockImage caption Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (left) and Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana in Avatar Four Star Wars films, eight Marvel instalments, four Avatar sequels and a new Indiana Jones will be coming to cinemas over the coming years. Those movies and more have been set out in Disney's latest release schedule. [ 578 more words ]
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Disney confirms lots more Star Wars, Marvel and Avatar films are coming Image copyright Disney/Kobal/Shutterstock Image caption Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (left) and Sam Worth…

Disabled musicians are being 'failed by venues' Image copyright Holy Moly and the CrackersImage caption Ruth Patterson s...
05/12/2019
Disabled musicians are being ‘failed by venues’

Disabled musicians are being 'failed by venues' Image copyright Holy Moly and the CrackersImage caption Ruth Patterson said her band had been turned away by venues because of her disability Last year, Ruth Patterson's band Holy Moly and the Crackers tried to book a tour of the UK. But one venue wrote back, refusing to host them because Patterson, who has arthritis and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, uses a wheelchair. [ 629 more words ]
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Disabled musicians are being 'failed by venues' Image copyright Holy Moly and the Crackers Image caption Ruth Patterson said her band had been turned away by venues because of her disabil…

Mum: Is there hope for a happy ending? Image caption Michael and Cathy are still keeping us guessing You might not expec...
05/12/2019
Mum: Is there hope for a happy ending?

Mum: Is there hope for a happy ending? Image caption Michael and Cathy are still keeping us guessing You might not expect a sitcom about a grieving widow's love life to be the brainchild of a man under 40 but BBC Two's Mum isn't your usual comedy drama. As the third - and final - series goes to air, writer Stefan Golaszewski says age wasn't a barrier to creating the Bafta-winning series. [ 876 more words ]
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Mum: Is there hope for a happy ending? Image caption Michael and Cathy are still keeping us guessing You might not expect a sitcom about a grieving widow's love life to be the brainchild of a …

Obituary: Freddie Starr Image copyright Getty Images Freddie Starr, who has died aged 76, was known for his zany, high-e...
05/12/2019
Obituary: Freddie Starr

Obituary: Freddie Starr Image copyright Getty Images Freddie Starr, who has died aged 76, was known for his zany, high-energy performances and impersonations of Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, Max Wall and a wellington-boot wearing Adolf Hitler. Born Frederick Leslie Fowell in Lancashire in 1943, Starr had a troubled childhood. In an interview with Devon newspaper the Herald Express, Starr said his father, a bricklayer and part-time bare-knuckle boxer, broke both his legs when he was a child. [ 1,225 more word ]
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Obituary: Freddie Starr Image copyright Getty Images Freddie Starr, who has died aged 76, was known for his zany, high-energy performances and impersonations of Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, Max Wall…

Conan O'Brien: US talk-show host settles joke-theft suit Image copyright Don Arnold/GettyImage caption Conan O'Brien was...
05/12/2019
Conan O’Brien: US talk-show host settles joke-theft suit

Conan O'Brien: US talk-show host settles joke-theft suit Image copyright Don Arnold/GettyImage caption Conan O'Brien was accused of stealing multiple jokes for his talk show US comedian Conan O'Brien says he has settled with a San Diego man who accused him and the staff of his late night talk-show of stealing jokes. Writer Robert Kaseberg sued O'Brien and others who work on Conan for allegedly stealing five jokes from Kaseberg's Twitter feed and blog. [ 359 more words ]
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Conan O'Brien: US talk-show host settles joke-theft suit Image copyright Don Arnold/Getty Image caption Conan O'Brien was accused of stealing multiple jokes for his talk show US comedian …

Amazing Grace: Why Aretha movie lay hidden for 50 years Image copyright Studio CanalImage caption The movie was supposed...
05/12/2019
Amazing Grace: Why Aretha movie lay hidden for 50 years

Amazing Grace: Why Aretha movie lay hidden for 50 years Image copyright Studio CanalImage caption The movie was supposed to make a Hollywood star of Aretha Franklin but was dropped due to technical problems An unseen 1972 movie of Aretha Franklin recording the most successful gospel album to date was shelved and remained hidden for nearly 50 years, partly due to the singer's frustration over Hollywood's failure to make her a movie star, according to its makers. [ 810 more words ]
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Amazing Grace: Why Aretha movie lay hidden for 50 years Image copyright Studio Canal Image caption The movie was supposed to make a Hollywood star of Aretha Franklin but was dropped due to technica…

Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty Image copyright AFPImage caption Rihanna will become the first woman ...
05/12/2019
Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty

Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty Image copyright AFPImage caption Rihanna will become the first woman of colour to head a brand under the group Singer Rihanna is to launch a fashion label with French luxury goods group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH). The label is called Fenty, after the singer's full name - Robyn Rihanna Fenty, and will launch in Spring 2019. [ 245 more words ]
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Rihanna makes history with new fashion label Fenty Image copyright AFP Image caption Rihanna will become the first woman of colour to head a brand under the group Singer Rihanna is to launch a fash…

Freddie Starr: Tributes paid after comic dies aged 76 Image copyright PA Tributes have been paid to comedian Freddie Sta...
05/12/2019
Tributes paid after comic Freddie Starr dies

Freddie Starr: Tributes paid after comic dies aged 76 Image copyright PA Tributes have been paid to comedian Freddie Starr who has died aged 76. The Merseyside-born comic, singer, impressionist and actor was found dead in his home in the Costa Del Sol region of Spain, the Sun said. Comedian Bobby Davro described him as "the funniest man I have ever seen", while presenter Amanda Holden said he should be "remembered with a smile". [ 722 more words ]
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Freddie Starr: Tributes paid after comic dies aged 76 Image copyright PA Tributes have been paid to comedian Freddie Starr who has died aged 76. The Merseyside-born comic, singer, impressionist and…

Danny Baker 'so, so sorry' for disastrous tweet Image copyright Getty Images Danny Baker has expressed his deep regret a...
05/12/2019
Danny Baker ‘so, so sorry’ for ‘disastrous’ tweet

Danny Baker 'so, so sorry' for disastrous tweet Image copyright Getty Images Danny Baker has expressed his deep regret at the Twitter storm that led to his sacking on Thursday, describing it as "one of the worst days of my life". The former BBC Radio 5 Live presenter was sacked over his chimp tweet about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby. [ 840 more words ]
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Danny Baker 'so, so sorry' for disastrous tweet Image copyright Getty Images Danny Baker has expressed his deep regret at the Twitter storm that led to his sacking on Thursday, describing…

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