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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Patients ‘shouldn’t panic’ over Aspirin bleed risk study

Patients ‘shouldn’t panic’ over Aspirin bleed risk study

Elderly patients should not panic over reports that taking aspirin long-term increases the risk of stomach and gut bleeding, doctors said.

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Protein could suppress growth of breast cancer

Protein could suppress growth of breast cancer

A new breast cancer treatment could be on the horizon after British scientists discovered a protein that stops its growth and spread.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Overweight children excluded from friendships due to fat shaming

Overweight children excluded from friendships due to fat shaming

Overweight children have more unreciprocated friendships and “frenemies” than thinner kids the same age due to “fat shaming,” according to a new study.

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Parasite in cats linked to prostate cancer risk

Parasite in cats linked to prostate cancer risk

A common parasite found in cats is linked to prostate cancer in men while scientists say it can be spread by handling litter trays.

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The Cancer Care and Haematology Unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital is delighted to have been re-accredited with the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM).

Stoke Mandeville Cancer unit wins quality environment award

The Cancer Care and Haematology Unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital is delighted to have been re-accredited with the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM).

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

A new drug to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers is to be given to more than 300 British patients.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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How the new packaging will look

Bucks Trading Standards chief gives warning on new smoking and vaping laws

Trading Standards are reminding retailers about new laws on tobacco and vaping that came into force last Saturday

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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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Eighty-seven members of staff were invited to the awards ceremony, held in the Floyd Auditorium.

Stoke Mandeville celebrate over 1000 years of Nurse service

Nursing staff at the National Spinal Injuries Centre (NSIC) at Stoke Mandeville Hospital celebrated giving a combined total of 1,264 years of service to the unit at a special ceremonyheld on 12 May, International Nurses Day.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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NHS hospitals hit by cyber attack spreading across England

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

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The Aylesbury Lymphoma Association support group will hold the meeting on Wednesday 17 May from 7.30 to 9pmin the Cancer Care and Haematology Unit of Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Aylesbury Lymphoma Asosciation want people affected by lymphatic cancer to join support group

A national cancer charity is encouraging people who have been affected by lymphatic cancer to attend a support group meeting.

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Carolyn Morrice and Neil Dardis at the CHKS Awards

Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.

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