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Energy drinks: UK supermarkets ban sales to under-16s

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:28
Boots becomes the latest retailer to introduce an age limit to the high-caffeine and sugary drinks.

The killer disease with no vaccine

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 01:41
Since the beginning of the year, Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever.

Prostate test 'breakthrough' in NHS trial

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 15:31
Diagnosis times for the condition could be reduced from six weeks to a matter of days.

Is it wrong to be blunt about obesity?

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 04:16
A comedian says a cancer campaign about obesity is "damaging". Is it wrong to be blunt about weight?

Would you hack your own body?

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 04:01
The body-hackers who believe chips under the skin could replace keys and wallets in future.

Storm Emma: Everyday heroes in and out of uniform

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 13:42
Red alerts and travel chaos are causing misery, but many people have braved the wintry conditions

Public at risk from 'daily cocktail of pollution'

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:48
Action must be taken and the NHS can lead the way, says a report by the chief medical officer for England.

Diabetes is actually five separate diseases, research suggests

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:46
Scandinavian researchers say a new classification would mean better treatment for patients.

'Miracle' baby born between chemotherapy and menopause

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:43
Doctors told Sarah she had a 1% chance of conceiving after chemotherapy to treat her breast cancer.

'I had my leg cut off to get my life back'

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:23
Victoria Snell chose to have her leg amputated after six years of "constant pain".

What's it like to care for the dying?

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:15
Two former nurses from Ghana and Malawi share their experiences of caring for the dying.

Why the world needs to get ready for more people dying

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:14
With a sharp rise in deaths expected, we need to consider how we care for people at the end of life.

Surprised Rhiannon Oldham gives birth to baby Phillip

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 22:16
Rhiannon Oldham did not know she was pregnant when partner Gareth Williams dialled 999 for help.

Army called in to transport vital NHS staff to hospitals

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 20:41
Soldiers from two Scottish bases will help maintain critical care services at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and the Western General.

Alfie Evans: Life support appeal outcome deferred

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:36
A request by the parents of seriously ill toddler Alfie Evans for an adjournment is refused.

Fish oil supplements in pregnancy 'may reduce allergies'

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 01:43
The research adds to evidence that diet in pregnancy can have an impact on a child's allergies.

'My husband can no longer remember my name'

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 01:11
How have the lives of three people with dementia changed three years on from when we first met them?

Alfie Dingley: Home Office considers medical cannabis trial

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:51
The Home Office is considering a three-month medical cannabis trial to treat Alfie Dingley.

Waist size bigger heart attack risk in women, report says

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 15:50
Researchers say the waist-to-hip ratio is a better heart attack predictor than general obesity.

First surrogacy guidance published for England and Wales

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:17
The guidance advises parents to help their child understand how they were born.