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Whale carcass 'cure' for rheumatism

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 11:00
Climbing inside a whale was once thought to bring relief to rheumatism sufferers, an exhibit at the Australian National Maritime Museum reveals.

Clearing the air

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 09:29
How has the smoking ban impacted on the health of nations?

Humanity's global battle with mosquitoes

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 00:38
Humanity's global battle with disease-carrying mosquitoes

Dentists to be given defibrillators

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 00:01
Defibrillators are to be installed in every Scottish NHS dental practice to boost the chance of survival of those having heart attacks.

Crossrail digs up Black Death victims

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 00:00
Skeletons unearthed by London's Crossrail are victims of the Black Death and may be part of a mass grave, forensic tests reveal.

Nurse in court charged with murders

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 11:52
A nurse appears in court charged with murdering three people at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport in 2011.

Did the NHS get lucky this winter?

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:14
Did the NHS get lucky this winter?

Basic instinct 'helps to spot liars'

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 01:56
When it comes to detecting lies, you should trust your instinct, research suggests.

Murder charge after hospital deaths

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:57
A nurse is charged with three counts of murder following deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport in 2011.

VIDEO: Mild winter eases A&E pressures

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:31
A mild winter has meant pressure on A&E wards across the UK has not been as severe as predicted.

VIDEO: Deaf woman hears for first time

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:13
A woman from Gateshead has heard sound for the first time after her cochlear implants were switched on.

VIDEO: New clinic to target rare cancer

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:25
The first clinic of its kind in Europe has opened at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with the aim of finding a cure for one of the rarest types of cancer.

Many A&Es 'have missed wait target'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:07
Nearly two thirds of England's major A&Es missed the waiting time target this winter, BBC analysis shows.

VIDEO: Two infected with TB from cats

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 14:13
Two people in England have developed tuberculosis after contact with a domestic cat, Public Health England has announced.

Eleven patients' deaths investigated

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:38
The deaths of five babies are among 11 under investigation at the Northern Health Trust.

What diseases can we get from pets?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:32
What diseases can your pets pass on?

Deaf woman hears for first time

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:31
The moment a 39-year-old woman hears for the first time in her life, thanks to cochlear implants, is captured on video.

Nurse arrested again over poisoning

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:05
A male nurse is arrested again in connection with the poisoning of patients at Stockport's Stepping Hill Hospital.

VIDEO: The effect of floods on mental health

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:03
Public Health England has said it will look into researching the impact the recent storms can have on mental health.

NI university 'cancer breakthrough'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 07:16
Women who are at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer could benefit from a significant breakthrough by researchers at Queen's University.

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