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Mentally ill ‘spend months on hidden waiting list’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Patients with mental illnesses are left languishing for months on “hidden” waiting lists by England’s NHS talking therapy service, the BBC can reveal. The service – called Improving Access to Psychological Therapies – provides therapy, such as counselling, to adults with conditions like depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and […]

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Male pill – why are we still waiting?

A birth control pill for men has passed initial human safety tests, experts at a leading medical conference have heard. The once-daily pill contains hormones designed to stop sperm production. It would be a welcome addition to condoms or vasectomy – the only options currently available to men. But doctors at the Endocrine Society’s annual […]