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US vaping illness deaths rise to 18 with 1,000 cases reported

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 02:23
Health officials urge people to stop vaping until the cause of a mystery illness is identified.

Biggest NHS flu campaign under way

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 01:00
Nearly half the UK population is being offered a winter flu vaccine - with all primary school pupils eligible for the first time.

Paralysed man moves in mind-reading exoskeleton

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 00:56
A man who had not walked for two years was able to move all his limbs thanks to new technology.

Chelmsford fertility clinic gave woman wrong sperm

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 18:05
A mix up in paperwork led to a different sperm donor being used, a report says.

Breast cancer: Call for genetic screening for all

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 16:02
Offering tests for gene mutations would save hundreds of lives each year, a study suggests.

Future Fit: Health secretary backs Shropshire hospitals revamp

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 15:41
A plan to locate Shropshire's main emergency unit in Shrewsbury at Telford's expense is "appalling".

Tafida Raqeeb: Brain-damaged girl can go abroad for treatment

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 13:19
UK specialists had argued taking five-year-old Tafida Raqeeb to a foreign hospital would be futile.

Ex-footballer Matt Piper used horse therapy to beat drinking problem

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:37
When Leicester City winger Matt Piper's career was cut short by injury he turned to alcohol.

Pret a Manger allergy death: Could new labelling save lives?

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:30
Pret a Manger rolls out more comprehensive food labelling in the wake of a teenager's allergy death.

Milton Keynes University Hospital A&E staffing 'puts lives at risk'

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:14
A man died at Milton Keynes Hospital after the seriousness of his illness was missed, a coroner says.

Sarah Ewart: Belfast High Court to rule on landmark abortion case

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:01
Belfast's High Court will rule whether NI's laws are in breach of the UK's human rights commitments.

Drug exports restricted 'to protect NHS patients'

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 23:56
Hormone replacement therapy, contraceptives and adrenaline pens are all on the government's list.

Home Office reverses deportation threat to Liverpool doctor

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 20:04
The Home Office reconsidered the case of Mu-Chun Chiang, who has lived in the UK for 13 years.

Deafblind doctor: I was told not to touch patients

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 19:54
A student set to become the NHS's first deaf and blind doctor describes discrimination she has faced.

Sisters’ dilemma over Huntington’s disease test

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 15:21
The two women made different decisions on whether to be tested for the rare disorder.

US hospitals turn away patients as ransomware strikes

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:57
Three hospitals in Alabama were forced to close their doors to all but the most critical new patients.

Worcestershire Royal Hospital: Ambulance's 11-hour wait

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:37
The boss of the trust running Worcestershire Royal Hospital says ending ambulance delays is a priority.

Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:04
Mathew Knowles will talk about having the condition on Wednesday's edition of Good Morning America.

One in ten children had drunk alcohol in previous week - NHS survey.

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 00:01
An NHS survey suggests one in ten schoolchildren had drunk alcohol during the previous week.

Periods: Can women sharing stories break down taboos?

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 21:25
From helping friends insert tampons to panicky confessions on first dates, people have been sharing stories about periods on social media.