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Blood scandal victims need more cash, says Haemophilia Wales

52 min 34 sec ago
"These are not scroungers, they are victims of a scandal," says one victim's husband.

Fake cancer causes belief 'rife', research suggests

2 hours 54 min ago
Drinking from plastic bottles, food additives and microwave ovens are just some that people believe.

Can we trust BMI to measure obesity?

11 hours 6 min ago
Our fat calculator has thrown up a range of questions from people on body mass index.

Primary school mental health counselling may help economy, study says

11 hours 36 min ago
Research estimates that every £1 spent on one-to-one counselling could earn a societal return of £6.20.

'Six-fold benefit' from primary school mental health counselling

11 hours 36 min ago
Investing in mental health help for primary school children will boost the future economy, a study says

African female bikers raising health awareness in Nigeria

11 hours 36 min ago
Taking women's health awareness across Nigeria, on a motorbike.

Dementia risk linked to some medicines

11 hours 37 min ago
Up to two million people in England take anticholinergics, for depression and Parkinson's disease.

'Don't panic' over medicines' link to dementia, says expert

11 hours 37 min ago
Patients are being warned not to stop taking prescribed drugs but to consult their doctor.

NHS needs '£50bn extra by 2030'

11 hours 38 min ago
Top surgeon and ex-minister makes prediction as government considers long-term funding plan.

Thousands of pre-NHS healthcare photographs discovered

12 hours 6 min ago
The images, which were taken before the NHS was founded in 1948, are discovered in an archive.

HPV: Would you know if you had the virus?

12 hours 7 min ago
What is the human papillomavirus and how do you know if you have it?

Dumfries Infirmary renal cancer diagnosis delay apology ordered

12 hours 17 min ago
A complaint is upheld about the time it took to provide a man with treatment at Dumfries Infirmary.

Doctors' warning over pressures on children's wards

12 hours 17 min ago
Paediatricians say doctors are facing too much pressure and key standards are not being met.

Newcastle NHS worker made redundant on holiday wins case

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:12
The timing of the redundancy notice period affected whether Sandi Haywood received a higher pension.

Girl has leg reattached backwards after cancer surgery

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:47
Amelia Eldred who lost her limb to bone cancer has rare procedure which could allow her to dance again.

Report recommends NI abortion law change

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:58
A working group recommends changing NI's laws to allow abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality.

Colchester mother creates bottle-feeding support group

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:15
Parents who feed their babies formula milk are often made to feel inadequate, according to a mother.

How much sugar in cereal do children eat?

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:52
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall tests just how much sugar we are eating for breakfast.

Bereaved mothers in Milton Keynes helped by support group

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:13
A support group for bereaved mothers who are pregnant is making all the difference.

Forest bathing: How a walk in the woods could do you good

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:56
Examining the art of how trees can help you find health and happiness.