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Child Covid vaccinations: Your questions answered

Thu, 02/17/2022 - 12:54
Our health correspondents answer some of your questions.

'I lost my dad to prostate cancer, don't lose yours'

Thu, 02/17/2022 - 01:12
Danielle Ray's father died aged 63 and more than 14,000 UK men are thought to be undiagnosed.

Covid: What's life like for unvaccinated people in the UK?

Thu, 02/17/2022 - 00:02
There are around five million people in the UK who still haven't had a Covid jab.

Lassa fever: NHS services in the East of England hit as staff isolate

Wed, 02/16/2022 - 18:21
Services at two hospitals are affected as staff who were in contact with Lassa fever patients isolate.

England to offer Covid jab to five to 11-year-olds

Wed, 02/16/2022 - 17:00
But the roll out will be "non-urgent", with a focus on parental choice, the government says.

Concerns over 'enormous' backlog for NHS dentistry

Wed, 02/16/2022 - 06:13
Strict Covid protocols - which are still in place - have seen routine dental care dramatically reduced.

Two glasses of wine enough to hit daily sugar limit

Wed, 02/16/2022 - 01:13
Some wines contain more sugar than a doughnut, but carry no nutritional information on their labels.

Covid in Wales: All five to 11-year olds offered jabs

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 17:04
Wales' health minister says she is following unpublished advice from the UK's vaccines advisers.

Vaccinated less likely to develop long Covid

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 16:58
As well as stopping some infections, jabs "cut the risk" of long Covid in those who still catch the virus.

Covid deaths in UK continue to fall

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 12:33
Death certificates suggest fewer people are dying with, or from, Covid.

Pregnancy loss podcast for partners has global appeal

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 12:00
Matt and Liam started a podcast about miscarriage after their own personal experiences of loss.

Mansfield woman awaiting surgery to remove 8kg tumour

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 11:44
Stephanie Coles was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer after she found a lump on her stomach.

How do we know Covid vaccines are safe?

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 11:30
Busting myths and explaining the facts around vaccines.

Surgery delays: Man feels forgotten after six-year wait

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 08:33
At 475,000 people, Northern Ireland's waiting lists are the worst in the UK.

Masks 'aggravated' fatal dosage miscommunication at Watford Hospital

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 06:10
A man was given more than three times the intended dose of a drug after instructions were misheard.

Pharmaceuticals in rivers threaten world health - study

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 00:49
Paracetamol, nicotine, caffeine and epilepsy and diabetes drugs were widely detected, research finds.

Covid: PPE waste could be recycled - health minister

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 13:54
Face masks could be made into sheets as part of plans to reuse PPE, health minister says.

Review reveals 'vast' ethnic inequalities in NHS services

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 13:49
There is "overwhelming" evidence of poor health outcomes for some ethnic minority groups, warn experts.

Good sex can be safer sex, say WHO researchers

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 07:49
Safe-sex education should include how to make it enjoyable for maximum benefit, say researchers.

Valentine's Day 'changed my life when I received a new heart'

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 06:36
Thirty years ago Michelle Crawford from Londonderry underwent an operation that would change her life.