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Molecules found on phones reveal lifestyle secrets

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 00:37
Molecules found on mobile phones can reveal a lot about the owner's lifestyle, scientists say.

How's your heart?

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 00:07
While fitness wearables grab the headlines, it's the clinically proven health monitoring gadgets that could save thousands of lives - and lots of money.

'Terrible time'

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 20:11
As figures show dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, one woman recounts the "distressing" way the condition affected her late mother.

Ebola nurse accused of hiding Pauline Cafferkey's temperature

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 19:33
A nurse faces misconduct charges over claims she hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature.

Inability to store fat safely increases diabetes risk

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 18:13
Being unable to store excess fat safely in the body increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and strokes, Cambridge University research suggests.

NHS send-to-all email causes turmoil

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 16:33
An email that was accidentally sent to 840,000 members of the NHS's staff in England causes havoc.

Ambulance worker gives birth in car near Wolverhampton

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 13:25
An ambulance service worker who refused to call the emergency services gives birth in a car on the way to hospital.

Dementia now leading cause of death

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 11:02
Dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease, is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales.

Expectant mothers in Wales urged to get winter flu jab

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 06:47
Pleas for pregnant women to protect themselves against flu this winter are backed by health bodies.

Cancer screening in the community

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 05:49
Health services are attempting to reach deprived communities by offering them mobile cancer screening.

Diabetes diary

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 05:32
Amber McGrath is 18 and for most of her life she's lived with type 1 diabetes - this is how many hours she spends on it a day.

NHS bosses 'tried to keep cuts secret'

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 02:27
NHS leaders have tried to keep local plans to cut hospital services in England secret, a study finds.

Breaking the link

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 01:07
What lies behind the link between cancer and poverty and how do you break it?

Half of alcohol sold in Scotland 'below minimum price'

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 00:07
At least half of the alcohol sold in Scotland does not meet impending minimum pricing legislation, a survey suggests.

Sore throat sufferers urged to take pharmacy test

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 13:22
Sore throat sufferers will be asked to visit a pharmacist, not a GP, to see if they need antibiotics, NHS England says.

Stress 'changes brains of boys and girls differently'

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 01:32
Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a study suggests.

Virgin Care given £700m health contract in Bath and North East Somerset

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 11:26
A contract to provide community health and care in Bath and North East Somerset over the next seven years is approved for Virgin Care.

Junior doctors lift threat of strike action over contract

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:26
Junior doctors call off the threat of industrial action over their new contract.

How has life with HIV changed?

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:07
George, 22, who was recently diagnosed with HIV, meets 54-year-old Edwin, who was diagnosed 30 years ago, to discuss how different an HIV diagnosis was in the 1980s.

Child survivors of overseas terrorist attacks receive therapy

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:43
More than 150 British people, including children, affected by overseas terrorist attacks are using mental health services in the UK.