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Cycling to work could reduce cancer risk, says study
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Cycling to work could reduce cancer risk, says study

A new study from the University of Glasgow suggests cycling to work can help you live longer and reduce the risk of developing cancer and heart disease.

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Amino acid restricting diet could ‘starve’ cancer
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Amino acid restricting diet could ‘starve’ cancer

Eating a diet that restricts certain amino acids could be used as an additional treatment in some cancer cases, says Cancer Research UK.

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Bullying and anxiety frequent among UK teens
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Bullying and anxiety frequent among UK teens

Teenagers in the UK are more likely to be bullied and are more anxious than those in other parts of the world, according to a recent survey.

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Don’t neglect the NHS in June election, warns BMA
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Don’t neglect the NHS in June election, warns BMA

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of a snap general election on 8 June, the BMA has warned politicians not to marginalize the NHS.

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Links between housing problems and mental illness
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Links between housing problems and mental illness

People in England are suffering from mental health problems due to the housing crisis in England, recent research suggests.

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Hundred set to sue NHS over vaginal mesh implants
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Hundred set to sue NHS over vaginal mesh implants

Over 800 women are to sue to NHS and manufacturers of vaginal mesh implants due to painful and serious complications, according to the BBC.

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Cancer care targets repeatedly missed
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Cancer care targets repeatedly missed

More than 100,000 people urgently referred by their GP for suspected cancer waited longer than 14 days to see a cancer specialist in 2016.

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NHS relying on private hospitals for mental health care
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NHS relying on private hospitals for mental health care

An investigation by BBC Breakfast has revealed an increase in NHS spending on private mental health inpatient beds of 42% over 5 years.

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RCN gauges interest for strike action over pay
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RCN gauges interest for strike action over pay

The Royal College of Nursing is asking its 270,000 members whether they want to take strike action in protest over pay.

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Mental health charity calls for improved post-hospital care
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Mental health charity calls for improved post-hospital care

Thousands of vulnerable patients are not receiving appropriate follow-up care after being discharged from psychiatric hospitals, new figures show.

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More pharmacists to support GP practices
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More pharmacists to support GP practices

NHS England has announced plans for 700 more practices in England to benefit from surgery-based pharmacists following a successful pilot of the scheme.

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Survey reveals two in five GPs planning to quit
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Survey reveals two in five GPs planning to quit

Around 2 in 5 GPs working in the south west of England are planning to quit due to workload pressures, according to a survey published in BMJ Open.

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Tracking apps to be offered to patients at risk of suicide
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Tracking apps to be offered to patients at risk of suicide

People at risk of self-harm or suicide will be given tracking apps by the NHS, as part of a £35 million investment in digital technology to boost mental health.

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Social care system at point of ‘collapse’
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Social care system at point of ‘collapse’

New figures reveal more than 900 adult social care workers quit their job every day, leaving the care system in danger of collapse.

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