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Ebola nurse 'dishonestly concealed high temperature'

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 17:33
A nurse accused of falsifying the temperature of Ebola-infected colleague Pauline Cafferkey, has been found to be dishonest in her actions.

Dengue fever kills 20 in Burkina Faso

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 15:17
Dengue fever kills at least 20 people in Burkina Faso, where about 2,000 cases have been recorded.

Open wide!

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:25
Huddersfield is a particularly hard place to find an NHS dentist. So what happens to people’s teeth?

Winter deaths 'halve to 24,000'

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 10:38
There were 24,300 extra deaths in England and Wales last winter - about half the number of 2014-15.

Pill risk

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 09:48
Chrissy, 29, says she feels grateful to be alive after the combined pill caused her to have pulmonary embolisms.

Seeing the light

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 00:10
A young newsreader suffering from cancer has taken the unusual step - for Japan - of blogging about her illness. If she dies, she says, she doesn't want pity.

NHS cancer testing service 'at breaking point'

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 00:03
NHS pathology departments are struggling to meet requests for cancer tests, Cancer Research UK warns.

Could you drink a bath full of soda?

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 18:34
UK teenagers drink enough sugar every year to fill a bathtub with fizzy cola, a Cancer Research UK study suggests.

Future sex

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 13:30
Tuesday night's Radio 1 and 1Xtra Stories explores the future of the pill and what could come next. Here are four possibilities.

Should NHS patients have to show their passport?

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:09
Dr Meirion Thomas says patients should have to prove they are eligible for NHS treatment

NHS using Google technology to treat patients

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 09:52
A London NHS hospital trust has teamed up with tech giant Google to share patient data in the hope of saving lives.

Up or down?

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 09:28
Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but the proportion of people with dementia is falling. How is this explained?

Dementia patient: 'Assessors say I'm improving'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 07:06
Wendy Mitchell, who has early onset dementia, told the Victoria Derbyshire programme how her benefits have stopped following a reassessment.

Losing out

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 03:31
Thousands of people living with degenerative conditions are losing part or all of their disability benefits after being reassessed.

Teens 'drink enough sugar for cola bath'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 03:14
UK teenagers drink enough sugar every year to fill a bath with fizzy cola, a Cancer Research UK study suggests.

Proof of ID may be needed for NHS care, says health chief

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 03:01
Patients could be asked to show proof of identity before they are treated, says health chief.

Dementia rates show 'signs of falling'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 00:03
There is growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.

Should you talk about having cancer?

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 19:11
BBC Radio 4's Steve Hewlett was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus, he discusses the pros and cons of talking openly about your condition.

Five-a-day fruit and vegetable advice 'unrealistic', says new GPs head

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:37
When it comes to fruit and vegetables, two-a-day might be more realistic advice to give to families says one of the UK's leading doctors.

Inquiry call over deaths in childbirth at Crosshouse Hospital

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 09:38
Parents whose babies died during childbirth at an East Ayrshire hospital call for a public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding their deaths.