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A leading health think tank has challenged the government's rationale for a full seven-day service in the NHS in England.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:01:46 GMT
The Cancer Drugs Fund in England has cut 23 treatments from the list of medicines it funds.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:19:03 GMT
A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:14:30 GMT
Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:22:48 GMT
Aspirin may be able to boost the effectiveness of cutting-edge cancer medicines that bolster the immune system, scientists say.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:24:34 GMT
Palliative care experts say more investment is needed to improve the care of dying patients.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:25:06 GMT
Pregnant women should ensure they have the whooping cough vaccine to protect their babies, Public Health England is urging.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:29:37 GMT
Smoking breaks could be banned for thousands of council employees under new proposals, it emerges.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:21:05 GMT
A man says he fears having to tell friends and family he is HIV positive after he was among 780 patients whose details were leaked by a health clinic.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:30:22 GMT
Plans to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland face further delay, following an initial ruling by Europe's highest court.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:35:45 GMT
A drug used to treat diabetes could help in the fight against blood cancer, according to research in the journal Nature.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:06:59 GMT
Two children have been paralysed in the first outbreak of polio in Europe for five years, the World Health Organization says.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:40:53 GMT
The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:01:44 GMT
Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests.
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:16:22 GMT
Why the NHS should listen to people who see something amiss
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 01:46:52 GMT
The strange effects of cancer on appetite
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 01:31:05 GMT
The National Living Wage could result in a "catastrophic failure" in the home care market, the industry is warning.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:00:34 GMT
Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:16:46 GMT
Senior doctors have told the BBC that GP surgeries in rural areas are in crisis as they say it's harder to find family doctors in remote areas, as they struggle to recruit staff.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:12:19 GMT
A man who nearly died from drinking hand gel containing alcohol, says he was part of a group which systematically raided London hospitals for a drink.
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:14:20 GMT
Thousands of pounds from NHS "personal health budgets" are spent on "treats" such as holidays and clothes, a Freedom of Information request has found.
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:58:14 GMT
Daniel Wells, who has contracted Meningitis twice, says the speed with which the disease affects you is the "most frightening part".
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:06:46 GMT
Clinical trials begin of a new class of drug that researchers say could potentially transform the treatment of potentially fatal diseases.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:20:05 GMT
More male care workers are needed to look after older people according to Care England, the organisation representing independent providers.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:19:35 GMT
Researchers say taking forty winks in the middle of the day could reduce blood pressure and stave off heart attacks.
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:57:22 GMT
Can you get a bald spot from a bang on the head?
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:18:36 GMT
The model who's bringing a rare condition into the open
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:51:20 GMT
Indian scheme aims to encourage better toilet habits
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:05:30 GMT
What is it like to be the world's hairiest family?
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:13:45 GMT
'I can't see pictures inside my head'
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:30 GMT
Richard Taylor was diagnosed when he was 15
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:33:09 GMT