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Greater Manchester patients to get seven-day GP access

3 hours 43 min ago
£41m plans to increase GP access are approved by the board running Greater Manchester's NHS budget.

Straight women have fewest orgasms

5 hours 43 min ago
US study explores "orgasm gap" between genders and different sexual orientations.

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

19 hours 15 min ago
Restoring the pancreas through diet could be "immensely" beneficial, doctors say.

Anorexia 'improved by electrode therapy'

19 hours 20 min ago
Inserting electrodes into the brain could help people with severe anorexia, a study suggests.

Cheshire woman pregnant with late husband's baby

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:55
Sarah Beattie lost her husband to cancer but is now expecting his child after IVF treatment success.

Hospital appointments: RCS warning over waiting lists

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:22
The Royal College of Surgeons warns that patients in NI are waiting too long for surgery.

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:00
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.

Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 02:23
A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy

Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 02:07
Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.

Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 02:05
Brain scans may help predict which teenagers go on to develop drug problems, a study suggests.

Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:01
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.

10,000 steps a day is a meaningless fitness goal, says science

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:28
A scientist in the US thinks fitness apps could be "doing more harm than good".

Is this snail the next medical breakthrough?

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:09
The Conus regius is a species of cone snail that paralyses its prey with venom.

Testosterone replacement for men 'trade-off with risks'

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:40
In those deficient, the therapy may improve bone health, but at what cost?

Facebook investigates fake cancer child post

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 15:15
A mother seeks to make Facebook block an account that posted images falsely claiming her son had cancer.

Jeepers Creepers

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 13:59
After the actress ate a spider's leg, we look at whether the UK should embrace eating insects.

What future for E numbers after Brexit?

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:28
How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.

The meerkats helping disabled people

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:19
The therapy comes from watching the meerkats play and interact with each other in their playpen

Fearne Cotton talks about her struggle with depression

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:03
The TV and radio host has written a personal book on coping with depression.

Inside the first children's hospital to get top marks

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 06:05
This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.

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