Both the loss of a loved one, or getting used to them not being at home can lead to isolation

Carers need support to continue after the death of a loved one, claims report

People who give up a caring role to which they have devoted much of their lives often suffer from depression

Abortions based solely on gender are illegal in Britain

Gendercide abortion law is ‘a risk to mothers’

Women’s rights campaigners are calling on MPs to vote against criminalising abortion on grounds of a child’s gender because it could drive the problem underground.

between October and December 2014 only 83.8 per cent of patients were treated in time

NHS missed cancer waiting times targets throughout 2014

October to December was the fourth successive quarter in which the target has been breached

An HIV test is carried out. An Aids vaccine is now a distinct possibility in the future

HIV vaccine tests showing very positive results, researchers say

Tests still need to be made on humans

Amoxicillin, the commonest antibiotic prescribed by GPs

GPs advised to spy on colleagues and intervene if antibiotics are prescribed unnecessarily

Nine out of 10 doctors feel pressured to prescribe antibiotics, studies say

Recent research forecasts that over one million Britons will suffer from dementia by 2025

Dementia research: Drug firms despair of finding cure and withdraw funding after a catalogue of failures

Alzheimer's will cause global economic crisis without breakthrough in treatment, experts warn

MPs said that Lord Rose’s assessment must be made public immediately

Tories accused of hiding 'totally shocking' report into NHS management

Conservative peer Lord Rose conducted the report

Jon Snow describes moment he got stoned on 'two huge balloons' of skunk – and 'terrifying' four-hour come down

The C4 News presenter experimented with the drug for a new series

Britain's first small penis party to encourage positive body image for men

Organiser Ant Smith wants to encourage a positive attitude towards smaller members

Women can experience hot flushes for up to 14 years, according to menopause study

The median length of time women suffered hot flushes was 7.4 years

Alzheimer’s costs could soar to £34.8 billion a year by 2026

Possible breakthrough in search for Alzheimer’s drugs

International team of scientists has high hopes for naturally occurring molecule

Dementia will is likely to affect 850,000 people in the UK this year

Alzheimer’s costs could soar to £34.8 billion a year by 2026

Alzheimer’s Society is calling for the intervention of government funding

A Seattle resident takes marijuana from a plastic bag

Marijuana study: Does smoking skunk really cause psychosis?

New research found people smoking hash were less likely to have psychotic episodes

People with nut allergies have been advised to avoid supermarket curries and other products containing cumin until an investigation by government food watchdogs has been completed

People with nut allergies told to temporarily avoid supermarket curries and products containing cumin

A nationwide testing programme has been launched after traces of almonds were discovered in products not advertised as containing nuts

New research shows that nearly a quarter of new cases of psychosis are linked to high-potency 'skunk like' cannabis

Almost a quarter of new psychosis cases linked to strong 'skunk like' cannabis

People who smoke super-strength cannabis every day are five times more likely to develop psychosis than people who have never tried the drug

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