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New guide 'helps 60% of youngsters overcome their fear'

Led by academics at Sheffield University, the guide uses cognitive behavioural therapy techniques to reduce children's anxiety about going to the dentist.
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Nicola and Karl Medina were told by consultants at Leeds General Infirmary that the cause of their fertility problems was 'unexplained' and ended up spending £50,000 on private IVF treatment.
More than 1,000 doctors and medical students warned that the reputation of the profession will be 'severely damaged' if a motion calling for the decriminalisation of abortion is passed.
MAO COUNTY, China (Reuters) - Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China, with some complaining about a lack of info
Up to $455,000 in grants are available for organizations willing to try new approaches to tackling opioid crisis             
Private patients expect the best treatment, but what happens if things go wrong?
(Reuters) - Firefighters in Southern California were battling a fast-moving wildfire on Sunday that closed a highway and forced residents from their homes around the area of Santa Clarita, a city nort
A study has identified seven genes that put people at increased risk of developing sleeplessness - a whole new approach that gives new hope to those who have sleep problems.
Anyone who has taken "magic" or "pink champagne" should seek urgent medical attention, say police.
The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain".
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.
Trump optimistic on health care passage; but some lawmakers say it will be difficult
Infections from tick-borne disease are on the rise; experts advise people to take extra measures to avoid getting bitten.
Up to 500 doctors at the British Medical Association’s annual conference will debate whether the country should decriminalise abortion on Tuesday.
University of Edinburgh scientists say their findings pave the way for new therapies for the skin condition (pictured) which mimic the effects of the sun's rays.
One of Britain's most senior doctors claims ministers are "picking the pockets" of NHS staff.
Researchers at a university in Evanston, Illinois, who followed more than 1.3m youngsters, found parents' fears that premature babies (file pic) would struggle are largely unfounded.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Dora, located off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean, is expected to become a hurricane on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.
For five years, Christine Harris has agonized over how, exactly, her son came to spend nights dying alone in a supportive-housing room in Vancouver before his body was found on the floor three days la
Baby Penny Mylchreest endured a staggering 1,000 epileptic fits in the first six weeks of her life - but now three years on she is seizure-free and looking forward to starting primary school next ye
Janka Penther was born with cystic fibrosis (CF), a crippling genetic condition, and doctors had told her she wouldn't live past 21 years old. When she hit 30, she was planning her own funeral.
No. 2 GOP senator says delaying next week's vote won't make health care passage easier
(Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 kms (125 miles) northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Trump bemoans level of hostility that he says has stymied bipartisanship in Washington, then criticizes Democrats Schumer and Warren
Lucinda Allen, 38, from Stourbridge, regularly experienced sharp headaches after climaxing and five years ago the pain turned out to be a brain haemmorrhage.
Moderate GOP senator: Getting the votes needed to pass GOP health care bill will be very difficult
TORONTO - Imagine being fully conscious, fully aware, but trapped inside your body with no ability to move at will or communicate with loved ones or health-care providers — with ......
Professor Marcel Levi, a doctor and chief executive of University College Hospitals, warned against wasting money by treating patients at the end of their lives.
ABC News' nutrition and wellness editor Dave Zinczenko has tasty recipes to bring your breakfast to the next level.
HALIFAX - In Canada's ongoing battle against childhood obesity, one simple weapon appears to be working. Over the past 12 years, six provinces have banned junk food from schools, and a ......
Identifying athletic talent has become a science, with hundreds of research publications devoted to determining what type of physical and mental attributes are necessary to excel at the elite level.
Nearly three million 16- to 24-year-olds weigh too much – a million more than two decades ago, the statistics reveal. Experts say the astonishing rise in young adult obesity could bankrupt the NHS.

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