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OCT 03/2013

More women asking for double mastectomies

More women asking for double mastectomy operations, even if they do not need it. This is according to new figures from the London Breast Institute (LBI), which show that a quarter of women who develop cancer in one breast are now asking for both to b...

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OCT 02/2013

Middle-aged stress 'could lead to dementia in later life'

Women who face large amounts of stress in middle age may have a heightened risk of developing dementia in later life. This is according to new research published in the online journal BMJ Open, which found that ladies who go through a divorce, lose a...

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OCT 01/2013

GP surgery opening hours extension proposed

GP surgeries could soon be open seven days a week between the hours of 8am and 8pm as part of a new scheme being piloted in nine areas across England. David Cameron revealed that this would be to offer more patients the chance to visit a GP...

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