Health Headlines: Genetic testing, early menopause and shyness drugs

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Genetic testing - BBC
Parents believe the benefits of testing their children for the genetic risk of some diseases outweigh the negative consequences.
Parents 'want child gene tests'

Early menopause - The Daily Telegraph
More women are suffering from an early menopause, largely because childhood cancer survival rates have improved so much in recent decades.
Early menopause increasing

Shyness drugs - Daily Mail
NICE is to investigate whether anti-depressants should be given to those suffering from acute shyness.
Medicine for shyness: Should NHS give patients anti-depressants to help them talk to strangers?


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