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Dementia Dogs project under threat as funding runs out

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 01:18
A scheme that pairs specially-trained dogs with dementia patients needs new funding to continue.

Mental health: The skateboarding club helping students' well-being

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:20
Some students in Sheffield are using a skateboarding society to improve their mental health conditions.

How I save babies' lives using GPS trackers

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:06
In rural Kenya, nomadic women can now get the maternal care they need - thanks to GPS.

Derby junior doctors win Court of Appeal break-time test case

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:18
Derby Hospitals' method of calculating breaks was "irrational" and a breach of contract.

England failing to tackle alcohol 'epidemic', say researchers

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:58
People with alcohol problems in England are less than half as likely to receive the right help as those in Scotland and Wales, research suggests.

Breast cancer screening review announced as demand grows

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:03
The Scottish government says the review will address how the programme meets growing demand.

How this alcohol care team is saving lives in Liverpool

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 12:16
How the lives of patients like Patricia are being saved by the alcohol care team at Royal Liverpool Hospital.

Twinlakes water park visitors' illness outbreak probed

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 09:05
Dozens of children and some adults started "projectile vomiting" after visiting Twinlakes.

Ear 'tickling' therapy could 'help thwart ageing'

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 07:43
A small electric current stimulates the vagus nerve and helps rebalance the body, scientists say.

'My kids would wake up 40 times a night'

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 03:19
A new scheme has helped boost children's sleep by more than two hours a night, the NHS says.

Where children go to learn how to sleep

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 02:03
A "pioneering" scheme in Sheffield has helped boost children's sleep by 2.4 hours a night, NHS England says.

Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby, study finds

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 00:39
A study finds high blood sugar levels and BMI in pregnant diabetics are "key risk factors" for stillbirths.

Genetic testing: What secrets could it reveal about you?

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 00:01
Genome sequencing projects around the world are revealing promising new health insights.

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in Europe's hospitals

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:11
Scientists are "extremely concerned" by a bacterium resistant to antibiotics of last resort.

'Pack children's medicines in your hand luggage'

Sat, 07/27/2019 - 08:49
A study suggests that airlines do not carry adequate supply of cures for youngsters on board their flights.

Circumcision: My penis causes me constant pain

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 13:49
Avon was given a radical circumcision as a newborn baby. It affects his every living moment.

Lifesize 1950s figures to tour care homes

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 07:18
Knitted characters created for a village festival have a new role to help the elderly.

Ovarian cancer drug olaparib 'can delay disease in newly diagnosed'

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 01:16
Up to 600 women with a hereditary, advanced form of the cancer could benefit each year in England.

Heatwaves and the human body

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:20
What impact do high temperatures have on our bodies?

Strep A outbreak: Independent investigation launched

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 14:54
The bacterium has infected more than 30 people in Essex, claiming 13 lives.