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The man on a prosthetic hand mission

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:03
Nigel Ackland lost his arm in a factory accident in the UK, but now has one of the most sophisticated prosthetics in the world.

Cancer fraudster ordered to pay back £1 after £15,000 deception

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:42
Kelsey Whitehead duped her employer into giving her more than £14,000 for her terminal cancer.

Sarah Fletcher overcomes anorexia to become mother

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:09
After fighting eating disorders for 20 years, Sarah Fletcher says her baby has given her "something to live for".

Prisoners cover axed meals on wheels for the elderly

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 06:21
Home-delivered meals for the elderly are cooked by prisoners after a council scraps the service.

Medicine information leaflets 'too scary', say experts

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 01:34
A more balanced view of the benefits and potential side effects is being called for in a report.

Eating disorder survivor on fighting back

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 01:01
Lucy, 19, overcame an eating disorder and now helps others with the condition.

Sleep disorder tests carried out by NHS doubles

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:53
Sleep apnoea is the most common disorder, which causes people to stop breathing during sleep.

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:09
Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering jab are under way after successful studies in mice.

Charlie Gard: European Court orders life support to continue

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:52
The European Court of Human Rights says baby Charlie must be kept alive until a final ruling.

Experts urge new breastfeeding 'conversation'

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:01
A statement calls for better support and a change in culture to break down the barriers that some women face.

Let workers shed suits in hot weather, says trade union body

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:55
The Trade Union body says it's time workplace rules were relaxed and most workers agree.

Human error blamed for 'wrong island' air ambulance

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:33
A baby from Orkney needed treatment in Aberdeen but the fixed-wing air transport was sent to Shetland.

Sugary cereals named and shamed by Liverpool health bosses

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:31
Kellogg's Frosties and Coco Pops contain three and a half sugar cubes or more per 40g serving, Public Health Liverpool finds.

Broken heart syndrome may have lasting damage, say researchers

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:14
Researchers looked at patients with the condition thought to be triggered by emotional stress.

Cardiff scientist to 'train' virus to fight ovarian cancer

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 06:05
A scientist will explore whether a virus which infects the airways can fight ovarian cancer.

Prostate cancer blood test 'helps target treatment'

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 02:17
By detecting cancer DNA in blood, the test can identify which men will benefit from precision drugs.

Transgender woman's selfies document transition

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 06:30
Christine Beynon was born Alan and came out as female in her mid-60s.

London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:34
Doctors say they are treating patients with serious smoke inhalation damage rather than burns.

Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:50
It is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad" cholesterol and pose a heart risk, say US experts.

Scottish food watchdog wants 'revolution' on food sales

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:50
Supermarkets and other food retailers are fuelling Scotland's obesity epidemic, new research finds.

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