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Art for health's sake

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 01:15
Art may bring real pleasure to people's lives but can it also help them if they are faced with ill health?

Birthday honours: Mitochondrial disease doctor recognised

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 22:33
The doctor behind a groundbreaking IVF technique which prevents disabling genetic disorders from being passed on to future generations is knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

NHS staff crisis 'worse than cash woes'

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 02:06
The growing crisis in workforce morale is a greater risk to the NHS than the financial problems it is grappling with, a leading health expert says.

New treatment can 'halt' multiple sclerosis, says study

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 01:44
A strong form of chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis, a small study published in The Lancet suggests.

Michelle Hemmington: 'I relived his death every day'

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 00:31
A major report into mistakes made in maternity units across the UK has found significant failings.

NHS baby death probes 'not good enough'

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 22:00
There are too many poor quality investigations into babies who die or are severely brain damaged during labour, a review says.

A&E services 'show slight improvement'

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 14:36
After months of pressure on accident and emergency services in England, there's a slight improvement in waiting times.

Thousands of counterfeit condoms seized in Castleford

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:46
Thousands of counterfeit and potentially defective condoms are seized in West Yorkshire as part of a global crackdown on illicit medicines.

Hidden disability

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:38
The body builder who is using social media to document his battle with a neurological disorder

'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa'

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 02:43
AstraZeneca boss says no point giving free drugs to Africa

Viewpoint: Why blood transfusions are still giving Indians HIV

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 00:26
Why India needs to clean up its blood supplies

Inspectors condemn 'chaotic' hospital

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 00:22
Health inspectors rate a hospital 'inadequate' because of its 'chaotic' emergency department

VIDEO: The science behind 'three-person babies'

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 22:56
Using DNA from three people to create a baby is safe, according to a major research study, by scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre at Newcastle University.

Major blood cancer 'is 11 diseases'

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 22:00
One of the main types of blood cancer is not one but 11 distinct diseases, detailed genetic analysis suggests.

Artificial Intelligence 'outsmarts cancer'

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 17:34
Early trial data shows a drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer in clinical trials.

Sarah Taylor: England wicketkeeper talks about anxiety issues

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 17:03
England women's wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor talks about her battle with anxiety, which has made her take a break from cricket to seek treatment.

VIDEO: Paralysed man's 'awesome' first steps

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 16:16
A man who was left paralysed after a car accident walks for the first time in four years thanks to a bionic exoskeleton.

Hospital blames pressure on A&E closure

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:48
High demand on Wigan hospital's A&E department is blamed on the temporary closure of a nearby casualty unit.

Bubbly drink trial for cancer therapy

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 02:25
Scientists are investigating whether bubbly drinks could boost the success of cancer treatments, after winning a Cancer Research UK award for "outside the box" ideas.

Heart attack 'bruising' clue uncovered

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 00:37
UK researchers say they have found a new way to tell if a heart attack is more severe and might cause lasting harm - by looking for bruising or bleeding in the heart muscle.

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