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Take it or leave it

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 01:21
It is one of the strongest psychedelic drugs in the world and can trigger violent reactions, but some say its use for mental health issues should be researched.

Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 00:55
Physiotherapists say everybody should build strength exercises into their everyday lives.

How long should we wash our hands?

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 00:14
Most people aren't doing it long enough according to a new report.

NHS staff shortages 'mean patients dying alone' in hospitals

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 00:05
Thousands of nurses tell the Royal College of Nursing that care is being compromised.

Baby heart images could help reduce miscarriage, Leeds research suggests

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 16:20
One in 10 miscarriages is believed to be caused by the failure of the baby's heart to form normally.

What can my child eat at school?

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 15:05
As a school bans "unhealthy" foods in lunchboxes, we ask what children are allowed to eat.

Virtual flu

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:45
A major citizen science project will spread virtual flu with the aim of understanding how to stop the real thing.

'Chemical surgery' performed on human embryos

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:57
A team in China is the first in the world to use "base editing" to alter the DNA of embryos.

Doing the unexpected

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 01:58
Hannah, 31, who has cerebral palsy fulfils her dream of playing a musical instrument.

Belle Gibson: Wellness blogger fined for fake cancer tale

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 01:29
An Australian court orders Belle Gibson to pay A$410,000 for misleading her readers.

Catch 22

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 23:23
Time is running out for Cary Gallant, who is going to court to get a liver transplant.

Southwest kicks woman off flight because of dog allergy

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 18:42
Southwest Airlines says the passenger was forcibly removed - but the two dogs were allowed to stay.

Will President Trump let Obamacare 'implode'?

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 16:34
As Republicans in Congress fail to repeal Obamacare, President Trump has hinted at other options.

Should you wipe down your gym yoga mat to avoid germs?

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:15
Doctors say shared mats can harbour bacteria and viruses, but gym-goers can avoid infections.

UK 'eliminates measles' for first time

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:26
The country stops the disease from freely circulating, but small numbers of cases are still occurring.

Faversham photographer finds new lease of life

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:45
Scott Sinden took up photography after he was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Rise in new HIV cases in over-50s - study

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:34
The findings hint that older people are not practising safe sex as most cases were transmitted by intercourse.

'Instant' blood test for heart attacks

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:13
It could rule out a heart attack in under 20 minutes and should be used routinely, say experts.

'Obesity and age' among causes of Caesarean birth rise

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:00
Thousands more Caesareans a year are down to more "complex births" and are a "concern" for midwives.

Irish abortion law: Referendum 'to be held next year'

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 21:32
The government says a vote on whether to change the country's abortion law will be held next year.