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Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:46
A drug to stop bleeding after labour could cut deaths by a third, research suggests.

'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:00
The discovery allows doctors to detect returning tumours earlier and increases chances of a cure.

Councils and health boards dispute £250m care costs

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 17:45
Law lords must decide who pays for nurses delivering social care in residential homes.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year's maternity leave is too long for mothers

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:11
Former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter clarifies why she thinks a year of maternity leave is too long for working mothers.

Reality Check: How much will Labour's NHS plans cost?

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:01
Reality Check looks at how much aspects of Labour's NHS proposals could cost.

Britain's Got Talent 2008 winner George Sampson has had a hair transplant

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:38
The dancer says head spinning is partly behind his hair loss.

Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:02
Extremely small particles of air pollution have the potential to end up in the body, a study suggests.

General election 2017: Labour promises pay rises for NHS staff

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:22
The party says it wants to tackle workforce shortages that it says are risking patient safety.

NHS contaminated blood was 'criminal cover-up' - Burnham

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 00:40
Former Health Secretary Andy Burnham calls for a "Hillsborough-style inquiry" into the claims.

Alcohol binge can upset heart's rhythm, say researchers

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 00:08
Researchers studied the impact in volunteers visiting the Munich Oktoberfest.

Marathon pact

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:01
Jonny Benjamin says running with the man who stopped him jumping from a bridge was ‘emotional’.

Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:03
Scientists were able to keep premature lambs alive for a month using an artificial "plastic bag" womb.

Mental health care cuts in England 'to total £4.5m'

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:24
Data from 127 clinical commissioning groups also suggests total spending will rise by 4.15% in 2017/18.

Inside a neonatal intensive care unit

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 07:51
What does it take to care for the sickest premature babies? 5 live takes a look inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Burnley General hospital.

Derby button battery girl Kacie Barradell home after ordeal

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 06:49
Kacie Barradell had the battery removed in hospital after it caused serious internal damage.

Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 01:00
The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:02
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.

Patient waits four years to leave hospital

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 05:10
The patient was declared fit for discharge more than 1,300 days ago, but hasn't left hospital.

'The grief can damage your mental health'

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 02:57
Survivors say the pain of bereavement can easily push people into mental illness without proper support.

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: ‘It does get better’

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 00:38
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the death of her husband.