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    Doctors weren't properly informed of vaginal mesh

    A company owned by a multi-billion pound pharmaceutical failed to fully inform doctors of how dangerous vaginal mesh can be, a BBC Panorama investigation has found. The programme, airing tonight, will also reveal how an implant made by Ethicon was only tested on 31 women and in sheep before...
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    Regulation over vaginal mesh implants is inadequate

    A 65-year-old grandfather has slammed the controversial vaginal mesh procedure that has destroyed the life of his beloved wife and left her contemplating suicide. John Sharman, from Reading, revealed Lynne’s heartbreaking account of the scandal-hit surgery, which left her in unbearable pain and unable to have sex, following the...
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    Prominent vaginal mesh campaigner, 42, DIES from sepsis

    A prominent vaginal mesh campaigner has died from sepsis which was triggered by her controversial implant, it has been reported. Christina Brajcic, 42, from Ontario, Canada, passed away on Thursday following a four-year battle with persistent infections – as a result of her mesh. During her final few months,...
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    Is it adultery if my spouse has dementia?'

    In Zoomer magazine’s September 2017 issue, there was an enlightening article written by Rev. Dr. Sheila Macgregor addressing contemporary issues that have emerged as a result of what’s become known as the longevity revolution. Advancements in health care and technology have resulted in longer lifespans. Milestone events now include...
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    Alzheimer's disease 'may be a full-body problem'

    Alzheimer’s disease can start anywhere in the body before traveling to the brain, alarming new research has found. Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Canada found the toxic proteins that lead to the neurodegenerative illness can develop in the liver or even kidneys before invading grey matter....
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    Alzheimer's-causing proteins can spread through blood

    Scientists have shown that Alzheimer’s-causing proteins can spread through blood. In an unprecedented study, researchers at the University of British Columbia in Canada have shown that healthy who shared blood with a mouse with Alzheimer’s plaques did indeed develop plaques of beta-amyloid protein in their blood. The finding emerged from...
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    Meghan Markle 'considering her future' on Suits

    Meghan Markle is said to be weighing up her long-term future on hit show Suits amid claims she is poised to move in with boyfriend Prince Harry. The American actress, 36, found fame as feisty paralegal Rachel Zane on the popular US drama, but with the show primarily filmed...
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    Watching a game can tire your heart as much as exercise

    The excitement of watching a close game could have the same effect on your heart that exercise does, a new study has found. Researchers from Royal West Academy in Canada found that experiencing the joy of a victory or the heartbreak of a defeat can put your cardiovascular system...
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    Jonathan Rhys Meyers' wife Mara Lane reveals miscarriage

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ wife Mara Lane has shared the news that the couple have suffered a miscarriage with their second child. Mara penned a note for Instagram on Sunday morning to inform fans that her husband, who is a recovering alcoholic, was struggling to cope with the news as...