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Breast surgeon Ian Paterson inquiry pledge from Tories

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 00:04
The Conservatives promise to hold an inquiry into Ian Paterson's "shocking" malpractice, if re-elected.

Baby deaths cluster: Trust paid out millions in compensation

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 19:48
The payments were made after errors led to babies being born with brain injuries, the BBC learns.

Increase in cases of men suffering from eating disorders

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 09:10
Simon, one of an increasing number of men suffering from anorexia, explains why he is frightened of eating.

A bionic hand that 'can see' the object it's picking up

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 06:26
It's hoped that it could help change the lives of thousands of people who use upper limb prosthetics.

Student mental health costs should be free, according to the Royal College of GPs

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 05:43
The Royal College of GPs tells Newsbeat that students with mental health problems should receive free prescriptions.

Prostate cancer: Blood test could help target treatment

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 04:09
Researchers discover certain drugs do not work for men with a particular type of gene.

When all the doctors said no, one man said yes

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 00:01
Most Italian doctors refuse to carry out abortions, and in the region of Molise there's only one non-objector.

Bionic hand 'sees and grabs' objects automatically

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 20:16
The hand is programmed to react within milliseconds and perform four different "grasps".

Female shop mannequins are 'medically unhealthy' and 'unrealistic'

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:38
The bodies of female shop mannequins are "unrealistic", a new study suggests, and humans that size would be "considered medically unhealthy".

Why Dr Michael Mosley started the BBC Sleep Challenge

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:43
Can eating two kiwi fruit an hour before bed really help you get enough sleep?

General election 2017: Labour calls for halt to hospital cuts

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 03:19
The plans are being financially driven, warns the party in its latest NHS election promise.

Priory's care plan for anorexic teen Pippa McManus 'inadequate'

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 18:39
Pippa McManus, 15, stepped in front of a train five days after leaving The Priory hospital.

Embryo 'adoption helps two US couples

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 15:45
What can be done with the remaining embryos leftover after IVF treatment.

HIV doctor alert prompts recall of patients

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 14:25
NHS bosses insist the risk is low but will offer testing to 400 patients treated by the locum.

Patient dies after 54 years in same Airdrie hospital

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:55
Ex-soldier James Morris is thought to have spent longer in a single NHS hospital than anyone else.

Charlie Gard: Parents to appeal withdrawal of life support

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:48
Nine-month-old Charlie Gard's parents say they were "devastated" by decision to withdraw life support.

Health of children with diabetes improving, report shows

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 10:53
But the number of people with diabetes is increasing, with 1,400 people under 19 having the disease.

Motor neurone patient completes Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 09:50
Dave Solomon crosses the finish line of a half marathon in three hours and 14 minutes.

Exotic pet therapy?

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:11
A group in Ontario are using animals like capybaras and kinkajous to reduce stress.

Fitness and weight loss trial to target breast cancer

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 00:11
The £1m pilot scheme will encourage women to cut their risk by losing weight and taking more exercise.

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