Is donor blood infected?

Hepatitis E found in donated blood A new study has discovered that around 1,200 people in England are infected with the hepatitis E virus (HEV) through receiving donor blood. Although symptoms will not be noticeable, it can cause liver damage and can occasionally be fatal, with the Lancet medical journal research revealing that one in […]

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Can oral sex give you cancer?

Oral cancer rates are on the up with 6,065 people in England being diagnosed in 2010 – a steady increase from the 5,500 oral cancer patients diagnosed back in 2008. As well as referring to head and neck cancers, oral cancers can cover the mouth, lip and tongue, as well as cancers of the tonsils, […]

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