Woman saved by colleagues after having brain haemorrhage at work Christmas party

Trudi Kemp was enjoying a chat with a colleague at a work Christmas party, a glass of wine in one hand and a plate of nibbles in the other. But within a few minutes, she had collapsed on the floor and was fighting for her life. At the time, Trudi, from Wimbledon, south west London, was working as executive director […]

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Girl with suffocating tumor in the womb is SAVED by ‘half delivery’

Twin girl with suffocating tumor in the womb is SAVED by ‘half delivery’: Doctors pulled her out half-way to fit a breathing tube before delivering her and her sister Parents Theodora and Epimenio were given terrible news at the 13-week scan for their twin girls Jenessa and Genesis Chicago doctors had spotted a teratoma, a benign but fast-growing tumor, on […]

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Treatment for moderately high blood pressure best saved for those at high risk

An observational study of patients with mild hypertension has found no evidence to support recent US guideline recommendations that encourage doctors to offer treatment to patients with low-risk mild hypertension. Researchers from the University of Oxford, Cambridge University and the University of Birmingham looked at the routinely collected medical records of more than 38,000 patients in the UK over a […]

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