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Jones 'not afraid' of NHS scrutiny

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 13:27
First Minister Carwyn Jones tells Radio 4's Any Questions he is not afraid of scrutiny of the NHS in Wales.

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:47
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 10:06
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 00:27
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:31
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:07
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

Million Ebola vaccine doses for 2015

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:16
One million doses of Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:00
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:06
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.

VIDEO: Clock change 'decreases activity'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:57
Moving the clocks forward by an extra hour all year in the UK could lead to children getting more exercise every day, according to researchers.

VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:49
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.

Ebola crisis: 'We need help, serious help'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:52
Sierra Leone sailor asks for international help to end the epidemic

'Sunshine can slow weight gain'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:45
Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests.

Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:45
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:04
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

Ebola blood-therapy team set up

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:24
An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.

US 'probes hackable' medical devices

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:52
US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:15
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

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