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Should you wipe down your gym yoga mat to avoid germs?

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:15
Doctors say shared mats can harbour bacteria and viruses, but gym-goers can avoid infections.

UK 'eliminates measles' for first time

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:26
The country stops the disease from freely circulating, but small numbers of cases are still occurring.

Faversham photographer finds new lease of life

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:45
Scott Sinden took up photography after he was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Rise in new HIV cases in over-50s - study

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:34
The findings hint that older people are not practising safe sex as most cases were transmitted by intercourse.

'Instant' blood test for heart attacks

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:13
It could rule out a heart attack in under 20 minutes and should be used routinely, say experts.

'Obesity and age' among causes of Caesarean birth rise

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:00
Thousands more Caesareans a year are down to more "complex births" and are a "concern" for midwives.