It is never easy to contemplate the end-of-life, whether its own our experience or that of a loved one. This has made a recent swath of beautiful essays a surprise

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It is 16 years since the then Labour government launched Nice (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) with the aim of ending the “postcode lottery” by providing definitive expert-based national guidance on the drugs and treatments that should be provided by the NHS

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Federal regulators on Friday approved the sale of the first-ever biosimilar drug in the United States, opening the door to a cheaper class of drugs that could expand patient access to more life-saving treatments

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Parents’ traumatic experience may hamper their offspring’s ability to bounce back from trauma

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The Ebola epidemic in West Africa may be fading, but its impact on mental health could linger for years. Survivors are often haunted by traumatic memories and face rejection by society when they return home, and those who never contracted the disease may grieve for lost relatives or struggle to cope with extreme anxiety

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When you face a choice about hotels, restaurants or cars, the chances are you head to the Web for help. Online ratings have become essential tools for modern consumers. Health care is no exception to the ratings game, especially when it comes to hospitals

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Along with sperm, the in vitro procedure adds fresh mitochondria extracted from less mature cells in the same woman’s ovaries. The hope is to revitalize older eggs with these extra “batteries.” But the FDA still wants proof that the technique works and is safe

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Jess Ainscough’s tragic death is all too familiar for oncologists. We’ve all lost patients to the ‘secret powers’ of alternative therapy

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