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Labour says leading English hospitals saw income from private patients rise by 58% since 2010 - but the Lib Dems accuse the party of "rank hypocrisy".
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:03:27 GMT
Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:01:19 GMT
California doctors have removed what they call an embryologic twin living deep inside the brain of a student who had health problems.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:17:49 GMT
A newborn baby, who lived for less than two hours, became the UK's youngest ever organ donor a year ago, it has been revealed.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:38:43 GMT
Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:05:22 GMT
Spending on agency nurses in the South West has soared from about £12m in 2010 to more than £59m in 2014, it emerges.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:22:17 GMT
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:38 GMT
The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could be down to genes that control our body odour, a pilot study in Plos One suggests.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:19:42 GMT
A government drive to increase participation in rugby within English schools is ill-conceived and risks children getting hurt, doctors warn.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:47:12 GMT
Thousands of people in England are dying from bowel cancer because their disease is not being spotted early enough, warns a charity.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:21:36 GMT
NHS founder Aneurin Bevan would be "turning in his grave" if he saw the way Welsh ministers run the service, the UK government's Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:15:40 GMT
An experimental drug has cured monkeys infected with the strain of the Ebola virus present in West Africa, US-based scientists say.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:40:17 GMT
Experts say eye contact between humans and dogs can ignite a love hormone.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:28:42 GMT
An online video of a six-year-old boy swallowing tablets for cystic fibrosis is viewed more than 650,000 times.
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:11:59 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
As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the social care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:17 GMT
A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:00:59 GMT
Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could help protect millions of children against malaria.
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:20:54 GMT
A research project is being launched today as scientists try to find out more about ticks.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:47:44 GMT
How an exercise machine for unhealthy cats helps mentally ill people back into the workplace.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:31:03 GMT
Scientists from Newcastle University are urging the government to introduce guidelines on daily consumption of wholegrain foods.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:06:37 GMT
According to a new study, a quarter of people with Parkinson's say they have had their symptoms mistaken for drunkenness. Jayne McCubbin reports.
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:15:44 GMT
The Brazilian authorities in Sao Paulo are fighting a large outbreak of dengue fever that has killed 130 people.
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:26:17 GMT
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma told the BBC's Katty Kay that Ebola had a "devastating effect on the economy".
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:05:53 GMT
Why good-looking runners attract more donations
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:20:55 GMT
Is it right to genetically edit human embryos?
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:04:03 GMT
Are there more similarities than differences in the parties' plans for the NHS
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:05:25 GMT
Are women with severe pregnancy sickness being failed?
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 01:16:18 GMT
Opinion divided on gay conversion therapy
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:52:15 GMT
The drive to make mouthguards the norm in sport
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:19:22 GMT