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Sugary drinks levy will earn schools £415m

58 min 46 sec ago
Every school in England will get cash to invest in mental health facilities and physical exercise.

Prosecutions 'rare' for abuse by home carers

1 hour 20 min ago
There were 23,000 allegations of abuse by care workers in people's homes between 2013 and 2016.

Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early

1 hour 49 min ago
There is no screening programme for the disease, so patients say it would be of "enormous benefit".

World's most threatening superbugs ranked in new list

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 15:39
Top of the list to find new, effective antibiotic treatments are bacteria that poison the blood.

Football 'dementia disclaimers' predicted

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:01
Footballers may have to sign disclaimers to prevent them suing over brain injuries in the future, a former head of the SFA predicts.

NHS misplaced half a million patient documents

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:37
The material, mistakenly stored in a warehouse over five years, included cancer test results.

Government targets sexting and cyberbullying

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:35
Ministers will meet with large technology companies, young people and mental health experts.

Breast milk bank faces shortage of donations

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 07:02
Staff at the only breast milk bank on the island of Ireland warn stock is running exceptionally low.

MPs criticise Theresa May and NHS over 'bickering'

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:13
The Public Accounts Committee criticises Theresa May and the NHS for "bickering" over funding.

Girl, five, died of asthma attack after GP turned her away

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 17:03
Five-year-old Ellie-May Clark, who was minutes late for an appointment, died of an asthma attack.

NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 10:19
A quarter of all patients smoke and Public Health England wants to help them quit their habit.

Parents of trans teenagers going private to beat waiting lists

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 08:42
Delays in treatment are forcing transgender patients to get help from private doctors.

Caroline Wyatt: MS 'brain fog' lifted after stem cell treatment

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 20:57
Caroline Wyatt said the "brain fog began to lift" after she paid for treatment in Mexico.

Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots' in England

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 01:17
GP prescriptions reveal patterns of the mental illness.

Going local

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 00:56
Around the UK different schemes are trying to deliver better affordable care to those who need it.

Rich only?

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:56
New advice says we need to eat 10 portions of fruit and veg but is this only a diet for the wealthy?

Greater Manchester patients to get seven-day GP access

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:33
£41m plans to increase GP access are approved by the board running Greater Manchester's NHS budget.

Straight women have fewest orgasms

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:10
US study explores "orgasm gap" between genders and different sexual orientations.

Why we like to eat chocolate

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:43
It may seem simple - we like chocolate because it tastes nice. But there's more to it than that - and it relates to a balance that is set right from the very beginning of our lives.

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:38
Restoring the pancreas through diet could be "immensely" beneficial, doctors say.


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