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VIDEO: 'No such thing as a healthy tan'

5 hours 15 sec ago
Doctors warn that Britain's unpredictable weather could mean people are not protecting themselves against the sun and should regularly check for signs of skin cancer.

Most 'unaware' of skin cancer signs

8 hours 40 sec ago
More than three-quarters of people in the UK would not recognise signs of skin cancer, a survey by British Association of Dermatologists suggests.

Gene therapy retina disease potential

11 hours 17 min ago
Two trials of gene therapy on an inherited form of blindness in children have shown that patients' eyesight can be improved - but only temporarily.

Great Gut Extinction: Has modern life destroyed our health?

Sun, 05/03/2015 - 00:47
What has modern life done to our digestive systems?

Mental health travel 'unacceptable'

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 03:00
Mental health patients having to travel as far as 79 miles for a bed is "not acceptable", says the charity Mind.

Crush syndrome: Saving life in Nepal

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:18
What medical supplies does quake-hit Nepal most need?

VIDEO: 'Obesity killed my son'

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:54
Satish Appleby speaks about the death of her overweight son.

3D windpipe 'saves children's lives'

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:47
Three babies have been saved from a life-threatening condition by using 3D printed windpipe splints to help them breathe, a pilot study reveals.

The NHS - reality returns after polling day

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:06
Hugh Pym on the turbulent times ahead for the NHS

How many staff does the NHS need?

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 05:19
How many staff does the NHS need?

Private GP out-of-hours care 'worse'

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 03:07
GP out-of-hours services provided by commercial companies perform slightly worse than NHS or not-for-profit equivalents, an analysis shows.

US says no to modifying embryo DNA

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 16:19
Modifying the DNA of embryos is a "line that should not be crossed" and poses serious safety and ethical issues, a leading figure in US research says.

'First natural birth' for diabetic

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 15:56
A diabetic woman is the first in the world to give birth naturally after using an artificial pancreas while pregnant, experts say.

Royal baby: When to induce?

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 13:21
The birth is overdue so what happens now?

Will men ever live as long as women?

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 08:00
Why men tend to fall short on life expectancy

Midwives stage strike action

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 06:41
Midwives in Northern Ireland are staging a four-hour strike action on Thursday in a dispute over pay.

More older carers 'risking health'

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 01:48
The number of older carers in England is rising, with signs the responsibility of looking after loved ones is damaging their health, research suggests.

Men 'catching up on life expectancy'

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 01:25
Men are narrowing the gap on women when it comes to life expectancy in England and Wales, research in the Lancet indicates.

A party with a prescription for the NHS?

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 00:24
Does the National Health Action Party have the answers?

Rubella eradicated from Americas

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 21:24
North and South America become the first regions to completely eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no cases in five years

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