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Making babies without eggs may be possible, say scientists

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 16:35
Scientists say early experiments suggest it may one day be possible to make babies without using eggs.

'Why I use medicinal cannabis'

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 15:20
Former nurse Lara Smith tells Victoria Derbyshire why she takes cannabis-based medicine.

The doctors 'breaking the siege' in Aleppo via Skype

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 14:20
BBC Newsnight meets the UK doctor who is directing life-saving surgery in the Syrian city of Aleppo via Skype.

Care costs

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 13:59
As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age but what are the costs involved?

Mum's water birth video stuns the internet

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:20
Footage of a mum's water birth has gone viral after the baby arrives with relative ease following only a few contractions

Check-up for troops before anti-malarial drug Lariam, says MoD

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 09:02
A controversial anti-malarial drug will now only be prescribed to service personnel after a detailed check-up, the Ministry of Defence announces.

Health warnings as September heatwave hits UK

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 04:24
Health warnings are made ahead of what could be the hottest September day in the UK for more than 50 years.

MPs call for medical cannabis to be made legal

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 00:53
Cannabis for medical use should be made legal, says a cross-party group of UK politicians.

Medicinal cannabis

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 00:52
Campaign groups say a million people across the UK rely on cannabis for medical reasons, but how does it feel to break the law just to feel better?

Misconduct hearing for Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 00:05
A misconduct hearing is to examine claims that a Scots nurse who survived Ebola concealed her temperature from medics on her return from Africa.

'Worrying' drop in medical students applying from Wales

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 21:26
The number of Welsh students applying to study medicine falls by 15% over the last five years, figures show.

'My baby was born on rescue ship'

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 17:28
A Nigerian woman has given birth to a boy on board a rescue ship in the Mediterranean after being plucked from an overcrowded rubber dinghy.

Girls face huge quality of life difference across England

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 14:25
Girls growing up in parts of England have a much lower quality of life than others, according to analysis of official statistics.

How many spots can you see in this optical illusion?

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 13:26
Why doesn't your brain let you see all 12 dots at the same time?

Death Café

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 03:16
The Malvern Death Café in Worcestershire is where people come to talk after losing a loved one.

Bionic Olympics

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 01:10
Competitors prepare for a contest involving electronic arms and robotic exoskeletons.

Red tape 'stops school nurses doing job'

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 00:50
School nurses are finding less time to do their job because of more child protection issues and excessive bureaucracy, research says.

'Bionic' woman Claire Lomas completes Great North Run

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 13:39
A paralysed woman wearing a "bionic" suit completes the Great North Run, five days after she started it.

MP calls for statutory bereavement leave for parents

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 11:35
Will Quince MP says that parents who suffer the death of a child should be eligible for statutory bereavement leave.

NHS in England at 'tipping point' - hospital bosses

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 02:10
NHS leaders in England say they have reached a "tipping point" and cannot maintain standards for patients on the money they are getting.