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Photographer Pierre-Louis Ferrer, 31, of Paris, shot a series of black-and-white images - named 'RAW' - to reveal the close-up blemishes we never usually see.
Posted: 20-03-2019
The Brighton-based charity Friends, Families and Travellers conducted a 'mystery shopper' experiment where patients contacted 50 GP surgeries, telling them they were Travellers.
Posted: 20-03-2019
The video shows Marion Yau, aka Miss Foot Fixer, on Harley Street, London, treating a patient who travelled from Nottingham to have an ingrown toenail on their big toe fixed in a gruesome procedure.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Researchers led by Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studied almost 60,000 people to find individual dementia risk in the West is lower than in the 1980s.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Specialists diagnosed Jaxson, then 11 months old, with a rare children's eye cancer. He needed surgery and chemo, but now, age three, he is in a stable condition.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Dame Sally Davies, the Government's chief medical adviser, said there are no shortcuts for prescribing cannabis-based drugs and pharmaceutical companies must do clinical trials.
Posted: 20-03-2019
The organisms contain white blood cells which can form blood vessels. Scientists at King's College London hope it will help thousands of critical limb ischaemia patients.
Posted: 20-03-2019
A report revealing which local NHS boards are rationing cataract ops, hip and knee replacements, hernia repairs and glucose monitors found Bedfordshire is the only one restricting all four.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Laurie Williams, of Birmingham, always suffered from eczema on her arms and legs, but things took a turn for the worse when the condition spread to more than 70 per cent of her body.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Caroline Brown, from Northumberland, had an earache, weight loss, and lack of energy over four months in 2017. Then seven, a stage-four tumour was eventually found close to her brain.
Posted: 20-03-2019
The likelihood was higher when a parent or both were unemployed, the figures from Public Health England show. Mental health conditions in the home can affect children in later life, experts said.
Posted: 20-03-2019
A study by Guangzhou Medical University in China found that exposing male rats to regular doses of petrol and diesel exhaust gases reduced their ability to respond to sexual stimuli.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Joy Milne (pictured), of Perth, Scotland, discovered she can smell Parkinson's when she noticed a change in her late husband Les's scent a decade before he was diagnosed in 1985.
Posted: 20-03-2019
The study looked at the drinking habits of 50,045 people who lived in north-eastern Iran. People in the UK and US typically drink beverages below 60°C.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Meagan Bechtold, 27, of Las Vegas, developed a hacking cough in March last year, which doctors wrote off as a bad cold, allergies or bronchitis. A CT scan later revealed she had Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Russian-speakers in Washington have the lowest vaccination rates in the state, and insular communities help anti-vaccination myths spread, paving the way for the measles outbreak.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old senior and basketball captain at a Catholic school in Walton, objects to vaccines because he believes they 'contain aborted fetal cells'.
Posted: 20-03-2019
In 2000, parents were told to save cow's milk until their child was one, egg until their child was two, and nuts and fish until the age of three. Today, advice is very different, confirmed by new guidelines.
Posted: 20-03-2019
On the back of the annoucement, 28-year-old breast cancer survivor Charlotte Tarr, from Suffolk, said it's unlikely she would have beat the disease if she didn't check her breasts.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law on Monday that made smoking medical marijuana legal. Then-Governor Rick Scott banned smoking pot in all forms in 2017.
Posted: 20-03-2019