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MPs call for tax on social media companies

5 hours 51 min ago
Their report says the money should be used to fund research into the health impact of social media.

Northern Health Trust staff told to clean own offices

5 hours 54 min ago
A union says the idea is "absurd" as office staff are asked to vacuum and dust their work areas.

'I was diagnosed with cancer at seven months pregnant'

10 hours 20 min ago
It felt like Sarah Hanan's life had "come to a screeching halt", but it was only the start of her journey.

McDonald's: Tom Watson urges chain to drop Monopoly campaign

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 09:25
The campaign is a "danger to public health" as it encourages people to eat more, says MP Tom Watson.

Polish Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica returns to the sport after a serious accident

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 00:16
Polish Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica is returning to the sport after a serious accident in 2011 partially severed his arm.

Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 00:05
A study finds the bacteria and viruses in the nose could give clues to improve the diagnosis.

Bradford schoolchildren act as mental health mentors

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 01:02
Children in Bradford are learning how to support each other with mental health.

How long are you going to live?

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:10
See how people react when you tell them how long they're going to live.

The human cost of insulin in America

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 18:52
Diabetics in the US are rationing insulin - and dying. How did we get to this point and what's the fix?

Cancer waiting times breached for 1,000 days in England

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:41
Failure to treat cancer patients quickly is putting patients at risk, experts say.

Mushrooms may 'reduce the risk of mild brain decline'

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:46
Eating the fungi more than twice a week cut people's risk of memory and language problems, a study found.

Cholesterol-lowering pill 'new option for statin users'

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 08:38
A new type of drug could help some people with high cholesterol.

'I thought my twins just had a cold'

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 03:10
When Stephanie Elderton's twin boys caught a cold, she never imagined that one of them would end up in intensive care.

Cancer's 'internal wiring' predicts relapse risk

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 02:13
Breast cancer is 11 separate diseases each with a different risk of relapse, says study.

Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Mum 'overwhelmed' by stem cell donor campaign

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 00:35
Thousands of people have registered to find a stem cell match for a five-year-old with leukaemia.

Truro woman not told of cancer for three months

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 00:25
Beverley Smith only learned she had cancer 11 days before she died, because results were not shared.

Gene-editing babies: Call to pause humanity-altering research

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 18:00
Leading scientists call for a temporary ban on research to "re-engineer the human species".

'How my life turned around with new treatment'

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 16:55
A pioneering hospital has abandoned the practice of restraining mental health patients, with dramatic results.

Heart test trial aimed at reducing strokes begins in East Anglia

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 01:08
Scientists hope the study will help reduce premature deaths among people with irregular heartbeats.

Assaults on mental health staff in Wales halved

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:15
A ward manager - who was previously attacked - says staff try to create a rapport with patients.