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Cancer girl inspires Radiohead star

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:15
Radiohead star Colin Greenwood will take part in a charity triathlon at Blenheim Palace after being inspired by a cancer sufferer.

GP hours scheme 'to benefit 7m'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 05:13
The government says new opening hours for GP surgeries in England will benefit seven million patients, far more than originally planned.

MPs urge shift in complaint culture

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 02:05
Public services still need to learn lessons from the Stafford Hospital scandal on how to handle complaints, says a committee of MPs.

Fund cancer research, insurers urged

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:14
Lung experts have called for the insurance industry to fund research into the deadly asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.

Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:04
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.

Why insurers should fund medical research

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:02
With research funding low - but insurance payouts soaring - leading lung experts are suggesting a novel solution.

Goggles help surgeons ‘see’ tumours

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 00:00
The glasses that help surgeons find cancer

Hepatitis C trial a 'turning point'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 06:01
A new treatment for hepatitis C cured 90% of patients with the infection in 12 weeks, say scientists after studies in Europe and the US.

How often is prostate cancer misdiagnosed?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:21
The headline is worrying: "half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed".

AUDIO: Man held for giving wife pain patch

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:21
An elderly man was locked up for seven hours after giving his wife a painkiller patch at her care home.

AUDIO: Unison warns over paramedics' stress

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:06
The ambulance service is on the verge of breaking down because of paramedics' stress levels, union Unison has warned.

VIDEO: England 'being caught up on NHS'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:14
The NHS in England is continuing to perform marginally better than other UK countries, but the gap is narrowing, according to a new report.

'Men don't know to check for cancer'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:01
A new study by a cancer charity found 68% of men say they do not know how to check themselves for testicular cancer.

VIDEO: Hi-tech goggles 'detect cancer cells'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 06:43
A US trial of hi-tech goggles could reduce the need for secondary operations for cancer patients.

Can you live without processed food?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 02:51
Can you live without processed food?

England 'being caught up on NHS'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 01:50
The NHS in England is continuing to perform marginally better than the other UK countries, but the gap is narrowing, a review suggests.

So which country has the best NHS?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 01:47
Which part of the UK has the best NHS?

Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 01:45
Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.

Half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 01:11
Prostate cancer tests, which predict how aggressive a tumour is, underestimate the severity of the disease in half of cases, scientists say.

'Selfie' body image warning issued

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:19
Spending lots of time on Facebook looking at pictures of friends could make women insecure about their bodies, research suggests.

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