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A creepy solution

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 13:17
What are the options for tackling antibiotic resistance?

Private surgery 'needs better patient safety regulation'

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:33
Surgical leaders are calling for a stronger focus on patient safety in private hospitals.

Echopixel - the new 3D image tool for surgeons

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 08:12
Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D.

Jordan's story

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Jordan Bone is a top beauty vlogger with more than 200,000 YouTube subscribers.

Beauty sleep is a real thing, research shows

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:04
People who miss out on sleep do appear less attractive to others, researchers have shown.

'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:02
Researchers say being fat but medically fit does not protect people from heart disease.

NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 17:56
Patients are no longer being diverted away from A&E units following the cyber attack, NHS bosses say.

ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 13:59
The project could help those with brain or spinal injuries to receive sensory feedback.

Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:58
A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.

Cancer drug price hike company investigated

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:54
European investigators are looking at claims that Aspen Pharma excessively increased the price of cancer drugs.

US teen died after drinking caffeine too quickly, coroner says

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 09:23
A coroner says the healthy 16-year-old drank several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly.

Allow nurses with dementia to continue working

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 08:02
UK nursing union the RCN says "reasonable adjustments" could be made to the job so they can work safely.

Love to Move: Chair-based gymnastics scheme boost for those with dementia

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 07:01
A new chair-based gymnastics exercise programme has significant benefits for those with dementia, says a new report.

Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 05:04
More than 1.2 million adolescents died in 2015, with road injuries causing about one in 10 deaths.

Union condemns cuts to school nurses

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:02
The Royal College of Nursing voices concern over drops in school nurse and health visitor numbers.

Plant chemicals hope for 'alternative contraceptives'

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 02:18
Sperm is stopped in its tracks but there are no side-effects, scientists say.

Gene genie

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:01
DNA-testing kits for health and fitness are growing in popularity, but is it all hype?

Jeremy Hunt: 'Lessons will be learnt' from NHS cyber-attack

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 14:20
The Health Secretary told the BBC that some parts of the NHS IT network were vulnerable.

Cyber-attack: Security minister says XP issue a 'red herring'

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:08
Security Minister Ben Wallace says the government need to look into why not every NHS trust installed the software that would have protected them from the cyber-attack.

NHS cyber-attack: Bosses fear further infections from ransomware

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 05:05
Patients are urged to use services "wisely" amid fears the attack's full impact is yet to emerge.