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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

8 hours 46 min ago
How Haitians overcame the 'yuk' factor

How Liberia lost its handshake

8 hours 50 min ago
How Ebola has prevented the traditional Liberian handshake

VIDEO: Asthma stigma in some Asian families

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 09:09
Asian children with asthma are five times more likely to end up with serious health problems than white children according to new research.

Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 00:05
Why I'm risking my life to help people with Ebola

Pregnancy hormone link to poor maths

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:45
Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.

VIDEO: Legacy of CT scanner scientist

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:06
The scientist who helped develop the CT scanner has been celebrated by the University of Nottingham 10 years after his death.

Ebola health team killed in Guinea

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:58
Nine members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say.

VIDEO: Ebola warning 'a wake-up call'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 09:35
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power tells the BBC's Nick Bryant that she hopes a warning about the threat posed by Ebola by the UN Security Council, will be a wake-up call.

Cancer test 'Jolie effect' found

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 00:12
Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.

Health services finances 'worsening'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 00:04
Supposedly-elite NHS foundation trusts in England are running up an overall deficit for the first time, the regulator is expected to say later.

VIDEO: Ambulance death woman 'let down'

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 21:23
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.

The sugar company that is fighting back

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:15
Is sugar being demonised?

'Kill yourself' doctor suspended

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:13
A doctor who told a patient threatening to kill herself to "go and jolly well do it now" is suspended for three months.

NHS staff vote for strike action

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:08
NHS workers in England have voted in favour of striking over pay.

Obesity the new smoking - NHS boss

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:46
Obesity is the new smoking in terms of the impact on health and the cost to the NHS, the head of the NHS in England says.

Woman's ambulance queue death review

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:34
An investigation is being carried out after a woman died in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside a hospital.

Family criticise trust over death

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 06:21
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.

Berries in cancer therapy trial

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:18
Early research suggests wild berries could play a role in boosting chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

Green light for new skin cancer drug

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:14
A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.

British Ebola nurse travels to US

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:05
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus.


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