HPV vaccine cuts cancer-causing infection

The vaccine has brought about an 86% reduction in cancer-causing infection, a study has found.

Hundreds of breast cancer patients ‘denied reconstruction’

One in five NHS bodies is limiting access to corrective surgery, a breast cancer charity report says.

Veganism: Why is it on the up?

More and more people are buying plant-powered products. What’s behind the rise?

‘Why UK Asians need to talk more about suicide’

Rates of attempted suicide among South Asian women are two-and-a-half times more than white women.

NHS funding: PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash

The PM tells the NHS to plan how to spend a £20bn cash boost - amid questions on how it will be funded.

Billy Caldwell: Senior MP urges reform over medical cannabis

An MP leading an all-party group looking at medical cannabis calls for 'more fundamental reform'.

Computer game addiction: ‘I spend 20 plus hours a week gaming’

Gaming addiction is listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.

Computer game addiction: ‘I spend 20 plus hours a week gaming’

Gaming addiction is listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.

Medical News Today: What to know about Freon poisoning

Chemicals used as cooling agents in refrigeration and air-conditioning units can be deadly if inhaled. This rarely occurs by accident, but some people inhale these chemicals, commercially known as Freon, to get high. Read on to find out about the dangers and what to do if someone shows signs of refrigerant poisoning.

Medical News Today: Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

How do your sleep-wake preferences affect your risk of developing a mood disorder such as depression? A large, detailed observational study investigates.