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Cancer drug impact hope 'remarkable'

1 hour 15 min ago
The potential impact of a new cancer drug invented in Cardiff is described as "remarkable" at the world's biggest gathering of oncologists.

Vitamin D to be added to M&S bread

6 hours 56 min ago
Marks and Spencer is to become the first UK retailer to add vitamin D to all its packaged bread and bread rolls.

Taking the bite out of deadly rabies

12 hours 37 min ago
A charity rounding up dogs in Africa to vaccinate them

Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'

15 hours 15 min ago
A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a major trial shows.

VIDEO: 'I ended up in hospital from legal high'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 18:03
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".

Germany 'hits global birth rate low'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 17:12
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.

Transplant man meets donor's sister

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 14:32
A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.

China on alert after first Mers case

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 13:50
China is trying to track at least 193 people who may have come in contact with a man with Mers - the country's first confirmed case of the virus.

VIDEO: Face transplant man meets donor's sister

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:37
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.

VIDEO: 'I was afraid to look in a mirror'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 07:44
Body dysmorphic disorder sufferer Minnie Wright tells the BBC's John Maguire about the impact the condition has on her life.

Sleep training 'can reduce prejudice'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 02:48
Levels of unconscious racist and sexist bias have been reduced by manipulating the way the brain learns during sleep.

Smoking ban 'cuts child illness'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 01:06
The ban on smoking in public places - which came into force in 2007 in England - has cut child hospital admissions by some 11,000 a year, research suggests.

Sugar warning over fruit snacks

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 00:02
Many supposedly "healthy" fruit snacks aimed at children contain more sugar than a bag of sweets, says campaign group Action on Sugar.

Concern over Mers spread in S Korea

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 19:21
Concern is growing in South Korea over the spread of the Mers virus after a man defied quarantine to travel to China.

Rise in 'dog bite' hospital admissions

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:42
The number of people taken to hospital after attacks by dogs - and other animals including rats, cats and foxes - has risen by 76% in the past decade, new figures show.

Pocket optician 'good as eye charts'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 16:35
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.

Can Uganda end its Aids epidemic?

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:34
Can Uganda stop the epidemic?

Bacteria 'sense diabetes and cancer'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 13:56
Scientists can transform bacteria into tiny living computers capable of detecting diabetes and cancer, early studies suggest.

VIDEO: 'Diblings' - the siblings created through donors

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:50
Being a 'dibling' - a child biologically connected through egg or sperm donation, can lead to a large family of half brothers and sisters, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.

'Give HIV drugs at diagnosis'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:47
HIV drugs should be given at the moment of diagnosis, according to a major trial that could change the way the disease is treated.


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