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Ministers 'failing on mental health'

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 01:08
A row over spending on mental health in England breaks out after Labour accuses ministers of failing to honour promises.

My partner 'was killed by a barbecue'

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 00:28
The little-known carbon monoxide risk

VIDEO: The dark side of BBQs

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 00:00
One of the deadliest risks from BBQ cooking happens once the flames have gone out.

VIDEO: Ill boy gets 20,000 birthday cards

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 20:11
A six-year-old boy with a muscle-wasting disease has received more than 20,000 birthday cards after his mother made an appeal.

VIDEO: 'Huge numbers affected by dementia'

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 09:12
Warnings of a "dementia epidemic" may have been overblown, according to new research published in the Lancet medical journal.

VIDEO: Dementia 'made wife an empty shell'

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 06:58
The number of people living with dementia in western Europe is stabilising, according to a new report.

Dementia levels 'are stabilising'

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:47
The proportion of people with dementia is levelling-off in parts of Western Europe - and even falling in the UK - according to a report by University of Cambridge scientists.

'Clue' to cystic fibrosis infection

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:46
Scientists have shed light on why a common and sometimes fatal lung infection in people who have cystic fibrosis can be so hard to treat.

Newborn care inspection announced

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 14:44
A review of the quality of care provided to newborn and young babies with severe health problems will be carried out in England.

Social care - the biggest challenge over this parliament?

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:49
Hugh Pym: The cost of social care is set to be a major issue for this government

Vaccine for Mers 'looks promising'

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 08:49
A prototype vaccine against the lung infection MERS coronavirus shows promising results, scientists say.

Living Wage will 'damage care homes'

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 01:30
The National Living Wage could result in a "catastrophic collapse" in the number of care homes, according to the five biggest providers.

Stroke 'more likely' with long hours

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 01:10
People working more than 40 hours a week are more likely to have a stroke, a study suggests.

Probe pinpoints blood clot locations

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 20:46
A new probe sticks to blood clots so they "light up" in a PET scan, and could eventually save time during treatment of stroke and related conditions.

'Female Viagra' - what you need to know

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 17:04
What you need to know

VIDEO: What is the 'female Viagra' pill?

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:37
The world's first officially sanctioned drug to boost sexual desire in women has been given approval in the US. But what does it do and who wants it?

VIDEO: Ten-year-old pianist plays to patients

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 08:18
A ten-year-old, Kino, plays a grand piano to entertain and distract patients and visitors at a Bristol hospital relax.

VIDEO: 'Female Viagra' pill approved in US

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 08:06
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a libido-enhancing drug for women that has been dubbed "female Viagra".

VIDEO: 'How E-cigarettes helped me quit'

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 06:34
A heavy smoker, Elaine Butler, explains how using e-cigs, along with other products to help smokers stop, helped her quit.

NHS 'could prescribe E-cigarettes'

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 04:04
E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco and could be prescribed on the NHS, an independent review compiled for Public Health England says.


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