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Electrical implant helps paralysed people to walk again

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:46
Three paralysed patients are able to walk after an electrical patch is fitted to their spinal cords.

New cancer machine treats first patient in UK

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:05
A pioneering new machine allows doctors to see tumours as they administer radiotherapy to them.

Life as a young dementia carer

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 15:38
Krastan Antonov, 24, wants to remain working as a carer despite better paid jobs being available.

How to help a friend who's struggling with mental health

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 14:46
Mental health nurse Laura Nuttall says encouraging them to see a GP is a "great stepping stone".

Laxative sales may be restricted under government review

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:51
The government is considering action amid fears they are being abused by people with eating disorders.

Dentists call for pudding and sweet soft drinks ban in schools

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:30
Dentists are asking the Scottish government for a "bolder approach" on healthy food choices in schools.

Mental health: Five hour journey for anorexia help

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:51
One teenage girl has to travel five hours to London to get treatment for anorexia due to a lack of Welsh services.

Obesity 'to be linked to more female cancers' than smoking

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:39
Cancer Research UK predicts excess weight will be linked to more cancers in women than tobacco in 25 years.

Women harassed after seeking sperm donors online

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:13
One woman says a potential donor turned out to be married and had undergone a vasectomy.

Contaminated blood scandal inquiry is 'too little, too late'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 03:39
Barbara's husband was a victim of the contaminated blood scandal that left nearly 3,000 people dead.

Care job vacancies in England rise to 110,000

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 02:24
The government will launch an adult social care recruitment campaign to promote care careers.

Contaminated blood scandal: Inquiry 'must uncover truth'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 01:32
A public inquiry into a contaminated blood scandal that left nearly 3,000 people dead is due to begin.

Child mental health: Camhs 'not fit for purpose'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 00:10
Families say children have to be suicidal before they receive help.

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 10:15
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare".

Life as a medical photographer at Addenbrooke's Hospital

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 00:44
See what life is like as a medical photographer at a city hospital.

Why I'm happy 'living flat' after breast cancer

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:10
Juliet, who blogs about her recovery from cancer, explains why she didn’t want breast reconstruction after her mastectomy.

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:05
Doctors says the savings could amount to significant improvements in patient care.

Knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure London's violence?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 02:00
London is following Chicago's lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease.

'I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:44
When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her.

Turning around the lives of dementia patients

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:32
Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world.