Mum lost twin babies and needed organ transplant because of rare condition

But after making the brave decision to try for another baby with her now husband Max, 30,  she fell pregnant with Ava following a year wait. Louise wasn’t convinced little Ava, who is now one, would be born alive until being welcomed into the world on March 20, 2018. She said: ‘I never thought I would have another child. When […]

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Doctors may be prescribing antibotics for longer than needed

For most infections, the long-standing advice is to take a full course of antibiotics. The rationale for not simply stopping antibiotics as soon as you start to feel better is that antibiotics don’t kill the bacteria instantly. If stopped too early, the remaining bacteria, which are exposed to low concentrations of antibiotics, tend to be more resistant. These can then […]

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