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Resistant malaria spreading in South-East Asia

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 00:31
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

Wheelchair basketball player Abdi Jama: I'm lucky to be alive

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 00:12
Abdi Jama was paralysed after a fall. Now he's an international wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.

Transgender treatment: Puberty blockers study under investigation

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 22:12
Early findings of patients reporting thoughts of self-harm warranted investigation, Newsnight finds.

Tafida Raqeeb: Parents' bid to get daughter treated goes to High Court

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 19:52
Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.

Gut bacteria may have motor neurone disease role

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 16:00
Finding could lead to the first treatment for the devastating disease.

Surgeons call for breast implant illness warning

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:06
Naomi Macarthur got breast implants in 2014, but within weeks says she began to suffer from chronic pain and extreme fatigue.

Women 'must be warned' of breast implant illness

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 01:15
One woman says she experienced severe pain, tiredness, hair loss and allergies because of the condition.

UK's top doctor calls for global health effort

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 01:12
Countries must work together to tackle global health risks, the outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer has warned.

Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:43
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

Primary school children 'should learn about FGM'

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 02:44
Experts fear that for some vulnerable girls, secondary school lessons on the issue will be too late.

NHS boss: Tax bills could mean 'loss of 60 doctors'

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:00
Doctors' refusal to work overtime is the issue, its chief executive warns.

Wolverhampton hospital's 'regret' over new mum's death

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:22
The trust running Wolverhampton's New Cross says lessons have been learned to better manage sepsis.

Plant-based milks on the rise: A quarter of Britons are drinking them

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 06:46
Whether it's almond, soy or coconut it seems cow's milk is being ditched for alternatives.

Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:36
The "world's most relaxing song" could be just as good at calming patients' nerves, a study suggests.

Parents of sick and premature babies should get more leave - PM

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 22:30
Theresa May says "it's not fair" parents have to return to work before their baby leaves hospital.

Measles outbreak: Loddon head teacher makes immunisation plea

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:57
Loddon head teacher Jim Adams writes to parents after three pupils contract the disease.

UTI home-testing app to help women trialled by NHS

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:28
The app guides users through a urine test and allows the results to be analysed online by a pharmacist.

Child mental health unit referrals 'up nearly 50%'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 06:00
The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Skin cancer risk 'not just from holiday sun'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:30
Cancer Research warns people in the UK to protect their skin at home and not only when they are away.

Conjoined twins: Sisters meet surgeons who separated them

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:01
Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.