U.S. judge blocks Trump's cutoff of family planning subsidies: plaintiffs

(Reuters) - A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration cutoff of U.S. subsidies for poor women obtaining birth control from Planned Parenthood and other clinics that offer abortion...

U.S. youth suicides up after Netflix show, cause unclear: study

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series “13 Reasons Why,” in which a teenage...

True Cancer Bodies: 'Adverts don't show how traumatic cancer is'

A group of cancer patients have launched a hard-hitting photographic campaign in response to “pink and fluffy” adverts by some cancer charities which they say “don’t tell the truth” about the brutal reality...

Doctor warns what NOT to do when sitting on a public toilet seat

Having to use a pubic loo can feel like playing Russian roulette. Sometimes you luck out with a hygienic oasis of calm. Other times you basically enter the Seventh Circle of Hell. ...

Lamar Odom says ketamine helped him overcome his anxiety, depression

Lamar Odom has described how ketamine, a once-taboo club drug quickly gaining credence as a treatment for mental disorders, helped him overcome his anxiety and depression. The 39-year-old former basketball player, who was married...

Sheridan Smith health: ‘It got worse and worse’ – D-Day singer & actress' unseen...

Sheridan Smith, 37, suffers with anxiety, and the actress has spoken about her battles with the condition in the past. Speaking to the Radio Times ahead of Cleaning Up airing on TV, she...

South Korea court strikes down abortion law in landmark ruling

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a ban on abortion that has stood for more than 65 years, saying in a landmark ruling that current law unconstitutionally curbs women’s...

Dad begs doctors to amputate his leg after flesh-eating bug left him permanently trapped...

A DESPERATE dad begged doctors to amputate his leg after a flesh-eating bug chomped its way through his limb - leaving him in agony. Thomas McKell, from Glasgow, Scotland, has been left unable to...

Older people who lift weights ‘live LONGER’ as muscle power is good for daily...

OLDER people who lift weights live longer, a study found — but only if done quickly and in moderation. Researchers measured muscle power in 4,000 men and women aged between 40 and 85 in...

Blood pressure pill could slow down Alzheimer's 'by boosting circulation to the brain' 

A high-blood pressure drug that costs just pennies could reverse Alzheimer's disease, research suggests.A study found patients who took the hypertension-medication Nilvadipine for six months had a 20 per cent increase in blood...