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Up to 28 doctors took their own lives between 2005 and 2013 while being investigated by the General Medical Council, an independent review of cases has found.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:43:24 GMT
The precise part of the brain that gives people a sense of direction has been pinpointed by scientists.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:46:58 GMT
Regularly taking painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen may help protect against some forms of skin cancer, research suggests.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:57:07 GMT
A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:26:40 GMT
Obesity can constitute a disability if the health effects have an impact on people's working lives, the European Court of Justice rules.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:26:29 GMT
Scientists uncover a single protein that could be responsible for drug allergies, on the surface of cells.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:25:59 GMT
Smoking in cars with children will be banned in England, under new laws put forward by the government.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:22:16 GMT
Teenagers experiencing mental health problems will no longer be detained in police cells as a "place of safety", Home Secretary Theresa May is to announce later.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:21:53 GMT
The rules for creating babies from three people - which state only two would be classed as parents - have been announced by the UK government.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:03:44 GMT
Inaccuracies in a hospital's cancer waiting times figures were caused by managerial incompetence rather than bullying of staff, investigators find.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:21:33 GMT
Women with or at risk of mental health problems should receive extra support at all stages of pregnancy and beyond, updated NHS guidelines say.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:00:55 GMT
A £2.7bn fund to improve public health in England is not always being spent where most needed, the National Audit Office says.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:30:44 GMT
Sierra Leone starts house-to-house searches in the capital Freetown to find hidden cases of Ebola, at the same time restricting shop opening hours.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:01:00 GMT
Researchers in Brazil discover "super-bacteria" in the sea waters where sailing and windsurfing events will be held during the 2016 Olympics.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:21:51 GMT
Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees or Another One Bites the Dust by Queen? A study by Cardiff surgeons looks at the songs which could work best in the operating theatre.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:45:01 GMT
Small measures that could boost children's care
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:18:50 GMT
Why 361 needles are better than one
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 01:15:38 GMT
Traditional medicines could be used instead of drugs to save money, says Conservative MP David Tredinnick MP.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:17:42 GMT
A state-of-the-art clinic in Denmark is set to make dramatic changes to the relationship between doctor and patient.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:24:39 GMT
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt defends the government's plans to cope with winter pressures on emergency healthcare.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:22:32 GMT
A scientist who has studied the effects smoking in cars has on children, says it is almost as harmful as smoking indoors, because of the enclosed space.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:44:39 GMT
The UK could be the first country to allow a technique which helps prevent genetic disease and produces so-called "three parent babies".
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:14:06 GMT
Figures from an investigation by the Health Service Journal suggest four out of five nurses hired by NHS hospitals in England last year were from overseas.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:09:11 GMT
The prime minister rejects the claim from a Labour MP of 2,500 fewer nurses in the NHS today than in 2010.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:11:09 GMT
Like Angelina Jolie, 1Xtra presenter Claira Hermet is opting to have a double mastectomy after doctors said she has an 85% chance of getting breast cancer.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:44:24 GMT
Find the country that matches your drinking habits
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:03:47 GMT
Joan Bakewell on her friend Prunella Scales' dementia fight
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:08:12 GMT
Why are hospitals under so much pressure this winter?
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:01:12 GMT
The bus that deals with drunk people on the worst days of the year
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:31 GMT
The hidden lives of those who care
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:46:26 GMT
Bitter regrets in one of the world's cosmetic surgery capitals
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:37:12 GMT
Could a humble stove save children from lung disease?
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:08:09 GMT
Chris Cook on how NHS patients do in private hospitals
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:44:33 GMT
Chris Cooks reflects on the NHS data no-one appears to be viewing
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:19:17 GMT
Spotlight on one woman's efforts to help prevent suicide
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:55:33 GMT
Why the NHS should listen to 'citizen whistleblowers'
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 01:46:52 GMT
How the brain is protected and injured
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:45:54 GMT
Is it true that one in three US teenagers gets pregnant?
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:59:29 GMT