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First transplant of 'dead' heart

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:00
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:06
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.

VIDEO: Clock change 'decreases activity'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:57
Moving the clocks forward by an extra hour all year in the UK could lead to children getting more exercise every day, according to researchers.

VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:49
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.

Ebola crisis: 'We need help, serious help'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:52
Sierra Leone sailor asks for international help to end the epidemic

'Sunshine can slow weight gain'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:45
Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests.

Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:45
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:04
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

Ebola blood-therapy team set up

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:24
An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.

US 'probes hackable' medical devices

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:52
US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:15
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

Six surprising Ebola numbers

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 02:29
Six surprising figures from the frontline

Experts aim to reduce stillbirths

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:47
Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:46
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:45
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

How one hospital copes with change

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:36
How one Dorset hospital is trying to better serve its elderly patients

The NHS plan: Five things we've learned

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:35
Key points that NHS chiefs have unveiled

NHS five-year plan 'packs a punch'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:34
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:00
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.


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