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I gave my DNA away. Can I get it back?

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 01:10
Why are people selling the very core of their identity to private firms?

‘Bathing in ice gives me a natural high’

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 00:38
How the so-called "Asian Iceman" tries to recreate the feeling he found in the Arctic in his own home.

Boris Johnson announces £1.8bn one-off cash boost for NHS hospitals

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 00:32
The money will be available immediately, with some of it funding upgrades to 20 hospitals in England.

Cavemen therapy: Can being a caveman cure anxiety?

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 00:09
Anxiety is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health problems in the UK - but could being a caveman help people cope?

Millions paid out for unused Sick Children's Hospital in Edinburgh

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:43
NHS Lothian has started repayments on the Edinburgh building, which is subject to indefinite delays.

Alzheimer's blood test 'one step closer'

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:56
This will help speed up dementia research and the search for a drug treatment, experts say.

Carers bullied by government, MPs say

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:33
Carers mistakenly paid too much benefit must repay the cash and some face court action.

AI may help to spot heart problems

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 01:56
Computer modelling used to spot irregular heartbeats even after heart rate has returned to normal.

Disabled sex: "Escorts should be a choice, not the only option"

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 00:00
Disabled blogger Alex Squires says he's paid for sex in the past, but would rather have a partner.

Brexit: Warning over cancer treatment supplies after no deal

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 18:09
In a letter to the prime minister, senior doctors express concerns over the supply of radioisotopes.

Listeria outbreak: Toll rises to six as Sussex patient dies

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:26
The individual who died was one of nine previously confirmed cases linked to Good Food Chain products.

Birth rate in England and Wales hits record low

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:41
The total number of babies born in 2018 - 657,076 - was down nearly 10% on 2012.

Japan's first severely disabled lawmakers join parliament

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 08:06
The election of the two politicians is seen as major step for representation and visibility.

How can universities get men to talk about mental health?

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 05:17
Birkbeck's campaign has seen a growing number of men access counselling. Could it be a blueprint for others?

Kidney condition detected in minutes by app

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 02:35
Staff who have used the technology for acute kidney injury describe it as a "potential lifesaver".

CBD oil: Have the benefits been overstated?

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 01:14
It's suddenly in everything from coffee to lip balm but does it work?

The 'dual stigma' of alcohol-related brain damage

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 14:37
The condition is poorly understood, under-diagnosed and too often unrecognised, a report says.

Surgeon warns of 'life-changing' water park and diving dangers

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:35
A moment of madness on holiday can result in major injuries and paralysis, a spine expert warns.

Home births at risk as midwife service collapses

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 03:35
One to One had contracts to provide care in the north-west of England and Essex.

Parkinson's: 'Playing piano helps me cope with my disease'

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 02:09
Derick Davies has written a song about his experiences to inspire others with the disease.

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