One in six cancer patients struggle to get their drugs

Cancer drugs are NOT reaching the patients: One in six sufferers have faced an NHS block to treatments that are recommended by their doctors, report warns The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London has authored the new report They found 16% of patients have faced problems getting recommended drugs Specialists say the sky-high price of modern drugs are at […]

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Anna Carteret: Juliet Bravo star’s bipolar struggle

From stripping at parties to suicidal thoughts — Juliet Bravo star’s bipolar struggle: Fearful of being stigmatised, she hid her condition for decades. Now actress Anna Carteret makes a courageous admission… Actress Anna Carteret still gets stopped in the street by fans who remember her She starred in 1980s TV show Juliet Bravo, which was a groundbreaking series  Yet she […]

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Taiwan’s traditional medicine stores struggle on life support

Traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu knows her dispensary can only stay open as long as her ailing father-in-law lives, their careers hostage to a quirk in Taiwanese law that is killing off the industry. At the back of her shop in New Taipei City, Gu tips a plate of freshly cut Chinese liquorice roots into a wok of boiling […]

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