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Elite tennis players have 'beefed up'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 01:24
A Wimbledon win may be down to pumping iron in the gym, according to researchers who say the most successful elite male players of modern times are more muscular.

Rio 2016 boss: Zika 'blown out of proportion'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:55
The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the games on Brazil.

Orlando medic: 'I can still see victims’ faces'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:23
A doctor who treated victims of the Orlando massacre talks of the mental scars left by what he experienced.

US Healthcare records offered for sale online

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:30
Three US healthcare organisations are reportedly being held to ransom by a hacker who stole data on hundreds of thousands of patients.

High sport drink use among young teens 'risk to health'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:43
High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks, dental experts say.

Euro 2016: Football alcohol adverts seen 'once a minute'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 06:41
People who watched Wales' Euro 2016 game against England on television saw alcohol marketing almost once every minute during play, a study finds.

Unpaid carers support group launched

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 22:30
A support group for unpaid carers is set up so people can finally know their rights.

EU referendum: UK science wakes up to new future

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:15
UK science must fight to make sure it is not an after-thought as Britain renegotiates its relationship with the EU, say research leaders.

Office cake culture is 'danger to health'

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 01:38
Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist.

Testicle removal surgeon struck off

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 16:55
A surgeon is struck off for mistakenly removing a patient's testicle and then trying to cover up his error.

Abortion demand 'soars' amid Zika fear

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 00:05
Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a "huge" increase in number of abortions in Latin America, researchers suggest.

Healthy option?

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 15:44
The future of the NHS under different scenarios, perhaps unexpectedly, became one of the central issues of the campaign.

My arthritis pain

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 01:02
Don't be offended if TV presenter Julian Worricker doesn't want to shake hands - as he explains, he has an arthritic condition.

Let workers self-certify illness for 14 days, say GPs

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 00:56
Workers should be able to self-certify sickness for up to two weeks to help reduce unnecessary GP appointments, doctors say.

Ginger and acupressure 'options for morning sickness'

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 00:56
Taking ginger or using acupressure on the wrist may help some women with morning sickness, experts say.

Butterfly effect

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:20
How a mother campaigns to get people talking about babies who die.

Yellow fever fight

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 07:56
Angola is struggling to contain a yellow fever outbreak that has killed more than 300 people since December and is threatening other countries.

Up to half of UK people living in pain

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 00:57
Around 28m people in the UK are living in chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, researchers estimate.

Hard-and-fast prostate radiotherapy 'a win-win for NHS'

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 00:57
The NHS could save money and patients' time by giving fewer but stronger doses of radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, say experts.

Endless winter in NHS 'puts patients at risk'

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 00:54
The NHS is stuck in an "endless winter" with hospitals left in chaos struggling to cope, doctors and nurses say.