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Sierra Leone Ebola doctor dies in US

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 14:29
A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announces.

VIDEO: Where do Labour and UKIP stand on NHS?

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 14:29
UKIP's Tim Aker and Labour's Vernon Coaker debate policies after the challenges between their party leaders.

Drowning: 'Hidden childhood killer'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 14:02
A World Health Organization report reveals drowning is one of the top 10 killers of children across the world.

Bird flu: What threat to humans?

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:21
Bird flu has been confirmed at a farm in England. What risk, if any, does this pose to people?

VIDEO: 'Goggle camera' records Ebola crisis

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:07
Dr Javid Abdelmoneim wore special goggle cameras to record his time at an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone - here he carefully removes his protective equipment.

UK doctor on the Ebola front line

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:33
The British doctor on the front line

AUDIO: Alcoholism 'rising in women over 60'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:54
The number of women over the age of 60 being treated for alcoholism is on the rise, figures from Public Health England show.

AUDIO: Ebola vaccine on track for January

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:53
Professor Adrian Hill and trial volunteer Ruth Atkins discuss the progress of an experimental Ebola vaccine.

Better hospital food may become law

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:37
Scotland could become the first country in the UK to legally oblige hospitals to serve nutritional meals to patients.

VIDEO: Call to help elderly after hospital

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:37
Almost 200,000 elderly people have gone home from hospital without enough support, according to research from the Royal Voluntary Service.

VIDEO: Mediterranean diet 'best for obesity'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 07:35
A Mediterranean diet may be a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors have said.

Bird flu case at Yorkshire duck farm

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:51
Officials confirm a case of bird flu at a duck farm in East Yorkshire, but say the risk to public health is very low.

One kiss 'shares 80 million bugs'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:23
A small study by Dutch scientists suggests a single 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria.

Premature birth 'biggest killer'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:23
Pre term birth biggest global killer

EU mulls urgent action over bird flu

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:22
The European Commission is to discuss urgent protective measures after a highly contagious strain of bird flu was discovered in the Netherlands.

Mediterranean diet 'best for obesity'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:21
A Mediterranean diet is a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors say.

Patients 'struggling to book with GP'

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 12:38
Too many patients in England are struggling to book appointments with GPs, according to the health watchdog.

VIDEO: 'No NHS without migrants', says Major

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:09
Former prime minister Sir John Major said the UK would not have a national health service without EU migrants.

VIDEO: 'Epidemic of hunger' in the UK

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 09:31
There is a 'silent epidemic of hunger' in the UK, according to a leading children's charity.

VIDEO: Patients 'struggling to see GPs'

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 09:13
Patients in England are struggling to book GP appointments, according to a report by the Care Quality Commission.

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