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What different countries say about assisted dying

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:28
What different countries say about assisted dying

VIDEO: Study praises UK end-of-life care

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 08:22
The UK provides the best care in the world for people nearing the end of their lives, according to a new study.

Organ donation law changes finalised

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 06:05
Exceptions to new organ donation rules which presume consent will be debated in the assembly later.

UK end-of-life care 'best in world'

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 05:02
End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.

VIDEO: German donor meets transplant girl

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:45
A donor from Germany who was a perfect match for a girl whose life was saved by a bone marrow transplant has come to Warwickshire to meet her.

Work that won Nobel Prize for medicine 2015

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:06
A look at the work that won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine

Minister backs doctors over contract

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:02
A former Conservative health minister has criticised the Government's handling of controversial reforms to junior doctors' contracts.

City campaign targets sugar addiction

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 15:03
The "devastating harm" caused by having too much sugar is the focus of Brighton and Hove's first city-wide campaign.

VIDEO: Nobel Prize rewards parasite research

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 14:09
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been split two ways for groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.

Nobel Prize for anti-parasite drugs

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:37
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to two teams for their groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.

MSF 'disgust' at Afghan hospital claims

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 04:25
The charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says it is "disgusted" by Afghan government justifications for Saturday's attack on its hospital in Kunduz.

Is the chilli pepper friend or foe?

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 00:33
The many ways chilli peppers may be good for you

MSPs question value of NHS targets

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 00:12
Holyrood's health committee questions whether meeting performance targets in the NHS is the best use of public money.

Funding plea for rare lung disease

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 00:01
An incurable lung disease is claiming lives because of a lack of funding and research, according to a charity.

VIDEO: Rethink urged on prostate drug use

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 18:05
Senior doctors are calling for a rethink over the use of a chemotherapy drug to treat prostate cancer.

Cameron announces seven-day GP service

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 12:41
GPs in England are to be offered a voluntary contract to provide seven-day-a-week cover for patients, David Cameron announces.

Women reassured over safety of Essure implant

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 00:13
UK regulators reassure women the permanent birth control implant Essure is safe despite concerns in the US.

VIDEO: Unusual tools to make clean water in Kenya

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 00:02
Drinking dirty water is a reality for many around the world. One company has teamed up with NGOs to trial a unique device that uses salt and a car battery try tackle this

Asthma steroids 'could stunt growth'

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 02:53
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests.

VIDEO: The patients subjected to intimate examinations - without consent

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 01:13
The patients subjected to intimate examinations - without consent


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