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TB outbreak: Llwynhendy residents queue for screening

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:28
More than 100 people who may have been exposed turn up to be tested.

Norfolk twins test new walking skills at sports day

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:20
The nine-year-old twins with muscular atrophy have only recently taken their first steps.

Bleed control kits scheme launched in Birmingham pubs and bars

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 12:43
Mother of stabbing victim helps develop pilot scheme which will hopefully help injured people.

Llwynhendy TB outbreak: Around 100 queue for screening

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:38
Margaret Pegler died from tuberculosis and 29 other cases are linked to the disease.

Sex diseases on the rise in England

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:29
Cases of sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhoea, are going up, new figures show.

'Pumping heart patch' ready for human use

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:15
It is packed with millions of living cells to mend damage after a heart attack, say researchers.

Inside Britain’s top secret research laboratory

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 00:02
The BBC was given access inside Porton Down, where some of the world's deadliest viruses are researched.

Why is intermittent fasting so popular?

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 17:09
Intermittent fasting: how does it work and why is it so popular?

Baby gene experiment 'foolish and dangerous'

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 16:00
Twin girls had their DNA altered to protect against HIV - but their mutation may increase the risk of an early death.

Caerphilly girl, 7, saves family from carbon monoxide poisoning

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 16:00
Jaydee-Lee is a "role-model" after recognising signs of carbon monoxide poisoning in her brother.

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital chief Simon Wright to leave

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 15:17
Simon Wright, of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital trust, says the decision was not easy.

Anthony Joshua: When fat helps win fights

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 15:12
Newsbeat hears why the man who knocked out AJ is fitter than he looks.

Woman, 92, dies after Northampton General Hospital loses dentures

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 14:18
The 92-year-old suffered weeks of weight loss and had dehydration before her death.

Why is intermittent fasting so popular?

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:51
Intermittent fasting: how does it work and why is it so popular?

NHS turns to Mumsnet to fill nurse vacancies

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:32
Partnership with online parenting chatroom is part of a package of measures to recruit 40,000 more nurses.

Mental health: 'Breaking is the one thing that saved me'

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 00:27
Jamie Berry tried to end his life aged 13, but is now helping teenagers deal with their mental health.

'Life is wonderful' being pain-free after 40 years

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 00:23
Alison Cameron had a successful nerve stimulation implant after injections and operations failed.

Cancer operation filmed to raise awareness of cancer funding

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 00:22
Janet Jenkins is one of 20 patients who have taken part in a research project into oesophageal cancer.

Journalist 'no-platformed' by GPs over Enoch Powell tweet

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 10:01
Julia Hartley-Brewer's invitation to speak at a conference was rescinded after doctors complained.