Health


	HIV cases drop among gay men
HIV cases drop among gay men

Public Health England data has revealed that cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men have fallen across the region for the first time since the epidemic began more than 30 years ago.

June 26, 2017


	Conjoined twins from Kenya separated by 50 surgeons
Conjoined twins from Kenya separated by 50 surgeons

The Kenyan twins, who were conjoined at the lower back and shared a spinal cord, rectum, anus, some muscles, tissues and skin, were successfully separated in a surgery that involved splitting the spine.

June 24, 2017


	Blind woman, 65, will be able to see - thanks to her TEETH
Blind woman, 65, will be able to see - thanks to her TEETH

Honor Davis, 65, from Northern Ireland, lost her sight when she was just 26 due to a rare skin and eye disorder. But surgery which involves placing a tooth into her eyes will restore her vision.

June 24, 2017


	GP arrested on GBH after boy 'circumcised without consent'
GP arrested on GBH after boy 'circumcised without consent'

Dr Balvinder Mehat has been held by police in Nottingham on grievous bodily harm charges after a three-month-old boy was circumcised without his mother's consent in 2013.

June 24, 2017


	Running may help guard against Alzheimer's disease
Running may help guard against Alzheimer's disease

Exercise, brain training and controlling one's blood pressure may help stave off mental decline and Alzheimer's disease in aging people, a new US report suggests.

June 24, 2017


	Children can have prejudice towards their overweight peers
Children can have prejudice towards their overweight peers

Children as young as nine years old are more likely to be bias towards fat children, which can make these stigmatized children put on even more weight, according to Duke University researchers.

June 24, 2017

Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.
Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.

The legislation aims to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove poor-performing employees and to promote whistle-blowing.

June 24, 2017

Opinion: Men Can Be So Hormonal
Opinion: Men Can Be So Hormonal

High levels of testosterone can make them overconfident, even when they’re wrong.

June 24, 2017

Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say
Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

Republicans say a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true.

June 24, 2017

Cuts to Medicaid May Limit Access to Nursing Homes
Cuts to Medicaid May Limit Access to Nursing Homes

Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bills, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes. Cutbacks to the program may limit their care.

June 24, 2017