Health Archive

Pre-sex HIV drug ‘no-brainer’ for NHS

A drug to dramatically cut the risk of HIV infection during sex would save

NHS waits for cancer care, A&E and ops worsen across UK

The performance of hospitals across the UK has slumped with targets for cancer, A&E

Hundreds of families block organ donation

Organs from 505 registered donors could not be made available for transplant in the

‘Steep rise’ in self-harm among teenage girls

There has been a steep rise in reports of self-harm among girls aged 13

Drug therapy ‘restores breathing’ after spinal injury

A drug-based therapy appears to restore breathing in rats paralysed from the neck down

Protein ‘can stop viruses developing’ By Ken Macdonald

Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland have discovered a protein that

Smoking and HIV may cause lung cancer says a study

People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are

Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who

Alcohol May Affect Brain Function Differently In Men And Women

lop (assuming that the changes were a product and not a cause of the