Vaginal mesh surgery should only be used as a "last resort" to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, it was widely reported today.
'Female heart attack patients treated by male doctors have a worse chance of survival than those treated by female doctors, a study suggests' The Guardian reports
'Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug' reports BBC News about a sexually transmitted bacterial infection (STI) called mycoplasma genitalium (MG), which is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics
‘Seeing the same doctor each time you need medical care might reduce your risk of death, research suggests,’ The Guardian reports.
'Metal dental fillings leak mercury if they are exposed to a new powerful type of medical scan, scientists have found' BBC News
'Cannabis oil could treat epilepsy' the Mail Online reports
'Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human health around the world, while illegal drug harms “don’t even come close”' The Independent reports
"Keeping donated livers 'alive' with a machine prior to transplants boosts the chances of a successful operation, a landmark trial has found," reports BBC News.
'Blood pressure readings at home 50 per cent more accurate' The Daily Telegraph reports