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New heart surgery proposals published

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 17:39
New proposals have been put forward in an effort to resolve a long-running row about the congenital heart surgery in England.

Cell transplant 'regenerates' liver

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 16:38
Transplanting cells into livers has the potential to regenerate them, say scientists.

Robotic surgery linked to 144 deaths

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 16:16
A study says that surgical robots were involved in operations that resulted in at least 144 deaths over a 14-year period in the US.

Moving legacy of Ebola worker who died saving children

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:00
Moving legacy of Ebola worker who died saving children

Charlie's new brain: "Accept, adapt, embrace"

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:08
Getting used to the differences after a brain injury

VIDEO: Would you take health advice from a barber?

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:35
The Royal Society for Public Health is calling on workers from a range of sectors to spread public health messages which could keep people out of GP surgeries and hospitals.

Quicker tests for lung infections

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 06:08
Scientists at Cardiff University are using DNA testing by robots to help identify infections in cystic fibrosis patients more quickly and accurately.

Hospital discharges 'fail patients'

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 02:52
The way hospitals discharge patients is probably contributing to high levels of readmission, a year-long Healthwatch England inquiry finds.

Poor sleeping patterns link to cancer

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 02:43
Irregular sleeping patterns are "unequivocally" shown to lead to cancer in tests on mice, a study suggests.

Ambulance speeding fines unveiled

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 00:39
Ambulance trusts in England are paying staff to appeal against thousands of speeding fines, despite 98% being blue light emergencies.

Can you lower your cholesterol through diet?

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 00:23
Michael Mosley on how to reduce cholesterol

Teenager 'in 12-year HIV remission'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 19:24
An 18-year-old French woman is in remission from HIV - despite not having taken any drugs against the virus for 12 years.

VIDEO: Wheelchair services in England 'chaotic'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 14:34
One of Britain's most successful Paralympians has described wheelchair services for many disabled people in England as being in "chaos".

Transplant man marks 30 years

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 14:11
A London man celebrates 30 years since his heart-lung transplant - thought to be the longest anyone has survived after the procedure.

First organ donation drop for decade

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:29
The number of people in the UK donating organs after death has fallen for the first time in more than a decade, figures show.

Wheelchair services 'are failing'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:20
Wheelchair services across England are failing on every level, warns one of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians.

VIDEO: 'I thought I was going to kill my kids'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 11:39
Postnatal psychosis is a serious mental illness that usually starts in the days or weeks after birth.

VIDEO: 'Why we donated our baby's organs'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 10:26
Ami and Liam Duggleby speak to BBC Breakfast about the decision to donate their daughter's organs when she passed away.

Mental health callouts 'at 15 a day'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 06:05
A police force attends the equivalent of almost 15 mental health incidents a day, figures show.

Heads 'fear for pupil mental health'

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 01:26
Head teachers are more concerned with pupils' mental health than any other issue related to well-being, a survey suggests.


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