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Children 'denied mental health support'

2 hours 21 min ago
Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says.

VIDEO: Dr Heimlich saves choking woman

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 21:45
Dr Henry Heimlich has used the Heimlich manoeuvre to save a choking woman at his retirement home.

Gene therapy drug approval for GSK

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:09
Regulators have given one of the world's largest drug companies approval to sell a new gene therapy.

Dr Heimlich saves choking woman

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:08
The 96-year-old man behind the Heimlich manoeuvre has used the technique to save a woman choking at his retirement home.

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:22
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.

Glasgow is 'lung disease death capital'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:15
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.

Infections resist 'last antibiotic' in US

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:05
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.

Thousands wait on care costs decisions

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:27
Almost 12,000 people in England are still waiting to hear if they are due millions of pounds in backdated care fees.

Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 03:24
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.

Why I wrote about my wife's miscarriage

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 01:02
A husband's online account of fertility problems strikes a chord

VIDEO: 'Benefit reforms hit disabled drivers'

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:42
People with a disability are finding it increasingly difficult to get behind the wheel because of government reforms, according to two charities.

India 'heaviest baby' weighs 15lb

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:30
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.

Anti-cancer jab piloted in gay men

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:53
A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June.

The dangers of shaking babies

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 05:47
The mums whose partners shook their babies

VIDEO: BBC journalist on end of cancer treatment

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 03:07
BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire has completed six weeks of radiotherapy, her last major treatment for breast cancer.

NHS urged to control discharge delays

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 02:18
The NHS in England must get a grip on the delays patients face in being released from hospital, as the problem causes unnecessary harm and wastes money, the National Audit Office says.

Rise in NHS spend on private ambulances

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:56
NHS England spending on private ambulances for 999 calls trebles to £68m in four years, data gathered by the BBC shows.

'Second chance' for heart transplant boy

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:50
A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".

Exam stress 'among teen suicide causes'

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 22:14
Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.

Zika: Africa 'reasonably well prepared'

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 13:19
Africa braces for Zika virus


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