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Surgery ban for obese patients 'wrong'
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Surgery ban for obese patients 'wrong'

Surgeons are worried overweight patients and smokers in England and Wales are being denied surgery to save money. A report by the Royal College of Surgeons found a third of…

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Clampdown on cosmetic surgery cowboys
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Clampdown on cosmetic surgery cowboys

The body that regulates UK doctors is bringing in new guidelines for cosmetic procedures to stop rogue practitioners who put profits before patients. The General Medical Council rules, coming into…

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Woods to miss Masters after back surgery
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Woods to miss Masters after back surgery

Four-time champion Tiger Woods will not take part in next week’s US Masters because of a back injury. Woods, 40, has not played competitively since August and has had two…

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Jackson postpones tour for surgery
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Jackson postpones tour for surgery

Janet Jackson postpones Unbreakable tour for surgery 25 December 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright AP Image caption Jackson had been touring her 11th album, Unbreakable US…

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Laser detects brain tumour during surgery
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Laser detects brain tumour during surgery

Laser detects brain tumour cells during surgery Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent 26 August 2015 From the section Health comments Surgeons in London have used lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during…

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Music during surgery 'reduces pain'
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Music during surgery 'reduces pain'

Music ‘reduces pain and anxiety’ for surgery patients By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News 13 August 2015 From the section Health Lead researcher Dr Catherine Meads found Pink Floyd…

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Bowel surgery death rate 'too high'
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Bowel surgery death rate 'too high'

Bowel surgery death rate warning 30 June 2015 From the section Health Too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery, experts who have done a comprehensive audit of care…

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