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A study by Cancer Research UK reveals black and South Asian ethnic groups in England are less aware of cancer symptoms than people with white backgrounds.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:56:53 GMT
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:10:00 GMT
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:31:36 GMT
Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive or die from the Ebola virus, say US scientists.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:36:03 GMT
NHS workers, including nurses and midwives, are to stage a new four-hour strike in England on 24 November as part of an ongoing pay dispute.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:51 GMT
A UK national sperm bank - charged with reversing a growing shortage of sperm - starts work in Birmingham.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT
Most people diagnosed with cancer in recent years are surviving for longer, according to the latest statistics.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:59:57 GMT
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:46:17 GMT
A massive international study has started to unpick the "fine details" of why some people develop autism, say researchers.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:04:52 GMT
Dementia is the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales, official figures show.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:22:11 GMT
NHS hospital trusts are continuing to draw heavily on government bailouts to plug funding shortfalls - but the cash may not last, the BBC has found.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:01:31 GMT
The NHS needs to get better at highlighting the dangers of screening for diseases such cancer, an influential group of MPs says.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:50:33 GMT
A temporary fund to pay for cancer drugs not available on the NHS does not address problems with the price of new treatments, a charity says.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:53:48 GMT
Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:35:15 GMT
Scratching an itch releases serotonin, which paradoxically makes you more itchy, research suggests.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:14:45 GMT
A photo of a Shropshire mother breastfeeding her baby daughter goes viral after it is removed by Facebook.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:13:16 GMT
Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:05:18 GMT
The wards full of patients suspended between life and death
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:59 GMT
People with mental health illnesses are being asked to blog about their condition to help themselves and others.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:36:27 GMT
Services at the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust are transferred to alternative health trusts.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:39:29 GMT
The BBC's Katie Collins reports on a possible cover-up relating to the use of the hormonal pregnancy test, Primodos.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:37:19 GMT
The man in charge of leading Sierra Leone's fight against Ebola has told the BBC that things are improving.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:57:11 GMT
An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:12:07 GMT
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:39:19 GMT
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:57:03 GMT
The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for tackling drug use, Norman Baker, says the government should look at drug abuse as a health issue.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:12:45 GMT
A doctor's right to refuse to treat
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:24:44 GMT
Movember turns its attention to men's mental health
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:05:18 GMT
Are joined-up care plans as good as they sound?
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:53:40 GMT
Is it really possible to get in shape by just doing the chores
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:41:01 GMT
Politicians line up to back NHS plan
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:30:20 GMT
Meet the NHS volunteers heading to West Africa
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:16:38 GMT
The woman who made the world listen
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:12:49 GMT
Sierra Leone sailor asks for international help to end the epidemic
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:52:58 GMT
Things you may not have known about being amused
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:15:19 GMT
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:34:17 GMT
Six surprising figures from the frontline
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:29:30 GMT
Nick Triggle on the key points in the NHS plan
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:35:49 GMT
How one Dorset hospital is trying to better serve its elderly patients
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:36:41 GMT
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:12:23 GMT
How soon could there be an off-the-shelf treatment and vaccine?
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:18:17 GMT
Global health body under fire over Ebola
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:02:23 GMT
How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:01:45 GMT