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'Don't be a martyr': Winter health warning for sepsis

6 hours 33 min ago
People are urged to not be "martyrs" if they start experiencing symptoms of sepsis, as A&E departments deal with rising pressures.

Dedicated donor

11 hours 17 sec ago
Tracey Jolliffe has already donated a kidney, 16 eggs and 80 pints of blood. She is now considering donating part of her liver too.

Embryo rules

11 hours 14 min ago
Should scientists be allowed to experiment on embryos beyond 14 days of development?

Eating disorders can strike in mid-life

11 hours 57 min ago
Eating disorders affect a small but substantial number of women in their 40s and 50s, research suggests.

Voice doctor

12 hours 36 min ago
Our voices can activate gadgets and authenticate ourselves to banks. But can they tell if we're ill?

Obamacare repeal: Trump pledges 'health insurance for all'

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 20:51
The US president-elect says the Republican replacement for Obamacare will be cheaper and better.

Stroke survivor: Virtual Reality helped me walk again

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:51
Shannon Mackey has been using virtual reality physiotherapy sessions to help learn to walk again after suffering a stroke.

Artificial intelligence predicts when heart will fail

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 16:08
Technology could be used to improve treatment for heart failure patients.

Alopecia patient calls for bald emoji to help represent hair loss

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 15:12
A woman with alopecia launches a petition calling for a bald emoji to help represent people with hair loss.

Frances Cappuccini Caesarean death caused by hospital failures

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:51
The inquest previously heard the doctor caring for the mother had made a mistake seven months earlier.

Fatal attraction

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:29
How one woman's rare disorder means a kiss from her husband could end up killing her.

NI GPs resignation from NHS 'inevitable'

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 09:01
NI GPs will likely vote to leave the NHS if a snap election is called, says the head of the NI General Practitioners' Committee.

Breast cancer patients' distress at withdrawal of Kadcyla

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 03:07
Health watchdog NICE has rejected the life-extending drug Kadcyla on cost grounds.

Hepatitis C patient's agonising wait for drug treatment

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 01:18
Ben Franklin from London was diagnosed with Hepatitis C nine months ago but is still waiting for a new drug which could cure his condition.

The trauma centres helping veteran amputees

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 01:05
A network of trauma centres has opened across the UK to allow the NHS to treat veterans.

Referral centres cause 'dangerous' NHS delays, BMA warns

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 00:14
Referral management centres may be slowing cancer diagnoses and delaying other NHS treatment, doctors warn.

NHS patient caught selling his drugs in undercover film

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 00:12
A patient has been caught in an undercover BBC film illegally selling prescription drugs which cost the NHS £10,000 a year.

Doctors warn over cancer op cancellations amid NHS "pressure"

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:11
The Royal College of Surgeons says the NHS in England is facing "tremendous pressure" this winter.

MS patient's family plea for rethink on right to die

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 11:24
The family of a woman who fought a long battle against Multiple Sclerosis release a harrowing set of images to support the campaign for the "right to die".


Sun, 01/15/2017 - 01:18
How lemons are helping to explain what breast cancer can feel and look like.


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