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NHS trusts told to 'redo finances'

4 hours 55 min ago
Health regulator Monitor tells hospitals and health trusts in England to "look again" at their financial plans as current proposals are unaffordable.

VIDEO: Menstrual dignity for homeless women

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 17:33
Two women from Hertfordshire are backing a campaign to provide free sanitary products for homeless women.

US hospitals warned on drug pump use

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:39
The US Food and Drug Administration is 'strongly encouraging' hospitals not to use a drug pump system made by a leading medical supplier.

Everyone 'must take vitamin D pills'

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:12
Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine in England, government experts are proposing.

Pancreatic cancer urine test hope

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 05:08
A simple urine test which could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier than at present is developed by scientists.

The lab testing secret food changes

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 04:45
How food ingredients change without you knowing

Brain game for schizophrenia patients

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 00:58
A computer-based brain training game could improve the daily lives of people with schizophrenia, say University of Cambridge researchers.

Reading 'boosts social relations'

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 00:58
A new study says reading for pleasure can help people relate to each other and increase their empathy.

Viagra 'added to Chinese alcohol'

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 12:59
Two distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food officials say.

Ice bucket challenge: What's happened since?

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 03:12
A year on, how much difference has it made?

VIDEO: Keeping track of HIV in Malawi

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 00:04
People living with HIV in Malawi are being given access to vital tests thanks to a simpler way of transporting blood.

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 00:09
Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.

Mental health services to get £143m

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:40
The government is to invest £143m improving children's mental health services in England this year, BBC News learns.

VIDEO: Trials could lead to first Ebola vaccine

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:58
Initial results from an Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea are "exciting" and "promising", according to the World Health Organization.

Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:00
A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".

Etihad sued over obese passenger

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 09:56
An Australian plane passenger, who says he suffered back pain after being seated next to an overweight man, is suing Etihad Airways.

NHS recruitment from EU 'aggressive'

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 09:00
Nursing leaders in Portugal, Spain and Italy say "aggressive strategies" are being used to "fool" a growing number of their staff into working in the NHS.

Surge in doctors' days off for stress

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 07:33
Days lost to stress-related sickness by doctors at a hospital trust increases by more than 430% in five years, it is revealed.

'It's a matter of dignity'

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 01:32
Helping homeless women access sanitary towels and tampons

How dangerous is laughing gas?

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 01:28
How dangerous is laughing gas?


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