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Fri Jul 01 01:19:26 BST 2016
Skin cancer rates in Scotland have more than doubled among those aged 55 and over in the past 20
Fri Jul 01 01:14:06 BST 2016
Fifty people have taken their own lives in Scottish hospitals over the past four years, the BBC
Fri Jul 01 00:03:16 BST 2016
The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease, in
Thu Jun 30 17:23:19 BST 2016
A crisis-hit computer project for the NHS 24 telephone helpline will not be fully rolled out across
Thu Jun 30 14:42:13 BST 2016
A woman who wants to use her dead daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild has
Thu Jun 30 14:01:46 BST 2016
A new documentary explores how Disney cartoons helped an autistic boy to communicate with his
Thu Jun 30 09:26:05 BST 2016
The vote to leave the EU risks making staffing shortages in the NHS worse, health leaders are
Thu Jun 30 08:33:39 BST 2016
Children receiving cardiac treatment at Bristol Children's Hospital were repeatedly given poor care
Thu Jun 30 02:44:11 BST 2016
The painkiller ibuprofen and the cancer drug toremifene can disable the Ebola virus, say
Thu Jun 30 02:42:28 BST 2016
Babies with brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus could still appear normal, according to
Wed Jun 29 16:34:36 BST 2016
Almost a quarter of all deaths in England and Wales were potentially avoidable, figures for 2014,
Wed Jun 29 14:25:23 BST 2016
A hospital in London is giving out baby boxes, containing a starter kit of clothes, nappies and
Wed Jun 29 12:30:11 BST 2016
The winners of the All in the Mind awards are announced
Wed Jun 29 05:30:40 BST 2016
If your child has eczema it is fine to give them a dunk in the bath every day, as long as you apply
Tue Jun 28 17:16:03 BST 2016
Thirteen cases of measles and another 10 probable cases are found at a secondary school.
Tue Jun 28 16:15:25 BST 2016
A single dose of an experimental vaccine can protect mice against the Zika virus, raising renewed
Tue Jun 28 14:39:53 BST 2016
Dr Kieran Breen explains how aspirin, in liquid form, could provide a cure for brain tumours
Tue Jun 28 13:40:21 BST 2016
Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania, amid concerns global supplies
Tue Jun 28 03:08:58 BST 2016
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base,
Tue Jun 28 01:34:26 BST 2016
Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, research
Tue Jun 28 01:24:36 BST 2016
A Wimbledon win may be down to pumping iron in the gym, according to researchers who say the most
Mon Jun 27 23:55:07 BST 2016
The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the
Mon Jun 27 17:23:44 BST 2016
A doctor who treated victims of the Orlando massacre talks of the mental scars left by what he
Sun Jun 26 22:30:23 BST 2016
A support group for unpaid carers is set up so people can finally know their rights.
Fri Jun 24 01:38:13 BST 2016
Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a
Wed Jun 22 15:44:56 BST 2016
The future of the NHS under different scenarios, perhaps unexpectedly, became one of the central
Wed Jun 22 01:02:40 BST 2016
Don't be offended if TV presenter Julian Worricker doesn't want to shake hands - as he explains, he
Tue Jun 21 12:20:25 BST 2016
How a mother campaigns to get people talking about babies who die.
Tue Jun 21 07:56:38 BST 2016
Angola is struggling to contain a yellow fever outbreak that has killed more than 300 people since
Mon Jun 20 23:04:06 BST 2016
The widow of a Falklands veteran is going to the High Court to try and prevent their frozen embryos
Fri Jun 17 04:40:58 BST 2016
Rebecca Rosen, a GP from a busy London practice, says pressures on the service risk "budget
Thu Apr 07 01:51:53 BST 2016
Working out how much exercise it would take to burn off calories from food would be easier if
Sun Feb 14 01:45:44 GMT 2016
Rats, dogs and cows are just some of the animals that are advancing the diagnosis and treatment of
Sun Jan 10 00:50:49 GMT 2016
A major medical emergency has never occurred on the International Space Station - but what would
Sun Dec 13 00:18:23 GMT 2015
Compulsory annual medical check-ups are yielding impressive results in Cuba.
Wed Dec 09 02:54:17 GMT 2015
Vital care services for older and disabled people in England are still at risk - despite government
Tue Jul 28 17:10:11 BST 2015
As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the care system that supports us in our later
Wed Jul 22 13:45:09 BST 2015
A look at how the different parts of the UK provide care to older people.