Carmel Sparke

Carmel Sparke

Carmel is 6minutes news editor.

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The number of patients being admitted to hospital for vaccine-preventable diseases has jumped by almost 50% in the past two…
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Aspirin may be safe in patients who have had an intracerebral haemorrhage and may even lower the risk of a repeat event, a…
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The queues outside women’s toilets have long been considered a matter of equity, but now a UK health charity has declared…
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A Chinese herbal medicine, taken as capsules to encourage hair growth, has been withdrawn from sale because of a risk of…
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Putting a person face-to-face with the misery of vaccine-preventable diseases may be an effective way to overcome vaccine…
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Kanuka honey from New Zealand may be as effective as aciclovir in treating cold sores, with patients using the honey…
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A 32-year-old man was brought into the ED by his boyfriend, with intermittent abdominal pain over the previous eight hours. …
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