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Lifestyle changes which could help avoid cancer

4 hours 28 min ago
Cancer Research UK says around 38% of all cancers diagnoses could have been prevented.

MS drug hope for secondary-progressive stage

11 hours 49 min ago
A large study suggests siponimod may effectively treat the advanced stage of the disease.

Four in 10 online GP firms not safe, say inspectors

11 hours 51 min ago
Care Quality Commission warns of inappropriate prescribing and failure to carry out checks.

Rise in cancers 'caused by weight'

12 hours 55 min ago
Excess weight now causes 6.3% of all cancer cases - up from 5.5% in 2011, a study suggests.

Origin of 'six-inch mummy' confirmed

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:03
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish its medical history.

James Dunmore lost his two sisters to cystic fibrosis

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 14:47
Made In Chelsea star James Dunmore has told BBC 5 live that he lost two sisters to cystic fibrosis.

Muffin sugar measured out in teaspoons

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:38
BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire measures out the sugar that can be found in a typical muffin.

Wales A&E performance worst on record

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:25
Around a quarter of patients in A&E departments last month waited longer than four hours.

A blueberry muffin 'could have day's worth of sugar'

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 01:09
Health experts say the researchers' findings show how easy it is to consume "huge" amounts of sugar.

Chronic fatigue trial results 'not robust', new study says

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 01:08
A new analysis of the controversial PACE trial suggests the effects of exercise therapy have been exaggerated.

Tai chi recommended to fight fibromyalgia

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 01:08
A study suggests the martial art has benefits similar to or greater than aerobic exercise.

Many back pain patients 'getting wrong care'

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 17:18
Experts are asking the medical profession to stop offering ineffective and potentially harmful treatments.

Surgeon David Nott: Hack led to Syria air strike

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 14:25
David Nott had helped Syrian surgeons via the internet - weeks later, their hospital was destroyed.

Essex hospital exits special measures

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:08
However, inspectors conclude it still "requires improvement" in some areas.

Things people with chronic illness are sick of hearing

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 09:15
Rose and Alex have set up a project encouraging people to write and draw about their chronic illness. The best friends have drawn up a list of things they're sick of hearing.

NHS pay: Increase for 1.3 million staff expected

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 08:18
Unions poised to back deal that gives NHS staff a minimum pay rise of more than 6% over three years.

IVF egg donor use rises sharply, HFEA figures show

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:35
Experts say it may be down to a greater awareness of egg donation and more donors coming forward.

Robotic dog in Dorset care home helps elderly residents

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 00:32
Biscuit the robotic dog responds to touch and speech to help people with dementia.

Patient and medics tackle Sahara race for Air Ambulance

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:28
Medics and a former patient take on a gruelling Sahara race to raise funds for London Air Ambulance.

'My 3,000 calorie-a-day addiction to energy drinks rules my life'

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:21
Emma Forrest gets up five times a night to satisfy her cravings and stockpiles cans of the drinks.