Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Health

06/11/2018 - 01:14

Global online searches for abortion pills have more than doubled over the last decade, BBC analysis of Google searches shows.

The findings also suggest that in countries where abortion laws are more restrictive, there is greater search interest in abortion pills.

06/03/2018 - 06:47

For travellers looking forward to their summer holidays, what to pack can be a source of stress. But did you know that taking an e-cigarette with you to countries such as Thailand could land you with a fine - or even time in jail?

06/03/2018 - 06:45

A new abortion law will be in place by the end of the year, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said.

It follows a landslide vote in favour of repealing the Republic of Ireland's constitutional ban on abortion.

05/29/2018 - 23:01

Three Ebola patients left a treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their families demanded to take them to church, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Two of the patients later died, while the third returned to the centre in the city of Mbandaka.

05/29/2018 - 22:58

A possible link between dementia and football is being "swept under the carpet" by the game's authorities, a leading Welsh psychiatrist has claimed.

Dr Don Williams, who led the first studies into the possible link, said it was a "big problem" in the sport.

05/19/2018 - 15:09

Disruption to the body's internal clock may put people at increased risk of mood disorders, scientists say. A clock ticks in nearly every cell of the body. And they change how the tissues work in a daily rhythm.

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