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Slimy slugs inspire 'potentially lifesaving' medical glue

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 00:08
The secretion is very strong, moves with the body and sticks to wet surfaces, scientists say.

Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 00:02
Wine can protect against the condition - but too much is still a bad thing, the research suggests.

Charlie Gard parents 'denied final wish' to spend longer with son

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 18:32
His mother says: "We've had no control over our son's life and no control over our son's death."

Hollie's story

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:57
Research is being carried out into the genetic cause of lipoedema - a disease causing painful fat to build up in the legs. Hollie, 32, is having surgery to treat hers.

'Overwhelmed' hospital in Worcester missed DNP overdose

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 01:14
An "overwhelmed" department led to delays in the overdose being recognised and treated, a report says.

Mental health crisis services in England 'under pressure'

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 00:50
A rise in referrals without comparable extra funding is affecting vulnerable people, research finds.

Should you finish a course of antibiotics?

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 00:03
Experts are divided over whether people should always finish a course of antibiotics.

Charlie Gard parents hold private talks about his end of life care

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:08
Both sides are discussing arrangements for terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard's end of life care.

Diesel and petrol car ban: Clean air strategy 'not enough'

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:37
The clean air strategy should include a scrappage scheme and clean air zones, campaigners say.

What's in a disposable nappy?

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:52
There may be some materials you did not expect.

Child cancer patient returns to Ipswich Hospital as nurse

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:48
Millie Osman, 22, was diagnosed with leukaemia aged two.

New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:25
Ministers have also unveiled a £255m fund to help councils introduce steps to deal with pollution.

Charlie Gard: Judge to decide where baby's life will end

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:36
Baby's parents want him allowed home, but hospital bosses say a hospice would be a better place.

Diabetic sight loss cut by screening, research shows

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 06:09
Annual eyesight screening for diabetics in Wales is having a major impact, new research shows.

Antibody helps keep man's HIV at bay for 10 months

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 03:23
Injections of "broadly neutralising antibodies" may give hope to HIV patients.

Cerebral palsy football: My disabled son deserves to play

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 01:54
Jude is nine years old and was born with cerebral palsy. His father started a football club in Stoke-on-Trent so Jude could play with kids like him.

Charlie Gard: Court hears hospice best option for baby

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:59
The judge will rule by 14:00 BST on Wednesday whether his parents can take Charlie home to die.

Sperm count drop 'may lead to human extinction'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:02
Sperm counts in men from North America, Europe and Australia halve in less than 40 years, research warns.

Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson struck off by tribunal

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:53
Ian Paterson performed unnecessary surgery and asked to be struck off without the need for a hearing.

Eating for two? What to eat when pregnant

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:53
How much should you eat when you're pregnant? And what nutrients do you need?