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Worrying number of slim children dieting

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 00:44
Slimming attempts have shot up and not just among those who are overweight, a study in England suggests.

What is the Marburg virus and how can it be avoided?

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 00:07
Two people in Ghana have died from the infectious Marburg virus, raising fears of a mass outbreak..

UK heatwave: Temperature tops 38C and likely to rise on Tuesday

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 18:59
The temperature hit 38.1C in Santon Downham in Suffolk, with predictions it could reach 40C on Tuesday.

Covid: Outbreaks affect surgery at Stornoway hospital

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 15:47
Non-essential surgery and most patient visiting are suspended at Western Isles Hospital.

Ghana confirms first cases of deadly Marburg virus

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 10:36
Two patients in the West African nation have died recently of the Ebola-like virus, officials say.

Batten disease 'one of the worst in the world'

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 06:15
Aimee Tilley says she is fighting to prolong the life of her six-year-old son who has Batten disease.

Woman had smear test every day to help its discovery

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 00:03
The love story behind the invention of the Pap smear test.

‘I thought being black meant I couldn’t get skin cancer’

Sat, 07/16/2022 - 00:12
One woman warns others to learn from her mistakes and use sunscreen.

Covid booster: Will be offered to all over 50s this autumn

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 16:30
More people than originally planned will be offered the jab in the UK ahead of the coming winter.

Heatwave: Met Office issues first red extreme heat warning

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 13:15
The heatwave is being treated as a national emergency and contingency plans are in place, No 10 says.

Archie Battersbee: Court rules life-support can end

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 13:02
A judge says continuing treatment for the 12-year-old is "futile", but his family plans to appeal again.

One in 20 has Covid in the UK

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 12:47
UK infections up nearly 30% week-on-week, latest figures show.

Weather warning: Severe sunburn for sunscreen wearer

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 11:49
A 10-year-old suffers severe sunburn as a hospital doctor speaks of a spike in cases involving children.

UK skin cancer deaths higher in men than women

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 10:04
There are about 1,400 deaths a year from melanoma in men, compared to 980 in women, says Cancer Research UK.

Periods: Company offers staff time off and flexible working

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 06:55
When Megan Thompson feels unwell, her employer gives her flexibility to take time out or time off.

Ambulance services branded on brink of collapse

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 01:18
BBC Newsnight spends 12 hours at six hospitals with the longest delays handing over patients. to A&E.

Wynter Andrews: Hospital trust to be prosecuted over baby's death

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 18:01
Nottingham Coroner's Court hears Wynter Andrews's death was "a clear and obvious case of neglect".

Belfast Trust: Refrigeration issues cause loss of blood stocks

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 17:29
The loss comes as the Blood Transfusion service calls on eligible donors to come forward to donate.

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital unable to discharge 180 patients

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 15:11
A senior nurse says it has many patients who cannot leave because of a lack of support at home.

Covid: Sore throat now top symptom that could be the virus

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 12:54
That is according to UK data from 17,500 people this week who say they have Covid.