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Test to diagnose 'face blindness'

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 00:58
Scientists have come up with a questionnaire they say should help diagnose a condition called face blindness.

Diagnosing the problem with locum doctors

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 16:13
How safe are we in the hands of locum staff at NHS hospitals?

Infected baby dies at 'super-hospital'

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 10:43
A baby dies at Scotland's newest children's hospital campus after becoming infected with harmful bacteria that has also affected five other infants.

VIDEO: Online brain training 'makes me think'

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 08:24
Brain training - playing online games that give memory and reasoning skills a workout - is beneficial for older people, a large-scale study has concluded.

'Double whammy' of diabetes and TB

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 07:35
More needs to be done to tackle a dual threat of patients having both tuberculosis and diabetes, global health experts say.

VIDEO: How English doctors became internet activists

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 01:44
How English doctors became internet activists

Footballers 'suffer from poor teeth'

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 01:11
Professional footballers have worryingly poor teeth that could be affecting their performance on the pitch, say dentists.

Online brain training 'helps over-50s'

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 01:05
Brain training - playing online games that challenge memory and reasoning - is beneficial for the over-50s, a large scale study concludes.

How cockroaches could save lives

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 00:01
How cockroaches could help wipe out a hospital superbug

Autism book wins non-fiction prize

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 22:16
American writer Steve Silberman wins the £20,000 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for his book about the history of autism.

Nurse guilty of boy's manslaughter

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 18:16
A nurse is found guilty of the manslaughter of a six-year-old boy whose resuscitation was mistakenly called off.

VIDEO: Behind the scenes of 'super-hospital'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 17:31
A BBC documentary goes behind the scenes at Scotland's newest and most expensive hospital, the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

VIDEO: 'I would drink a bottle of morphine every day'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 16:42
Andy Dashwood tells BBC Panorama about drinking up to a bottle of morphine every day in an attempt to manage the chronic pain from which he suffers.

Pet dogs 'may cut child's asthma risk'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 16:12
Young children who have a pet dog in the home are less likely to go on to develop asthma, a large Swedish study has found.

Top names support mental health equality

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 01:55
A campaign calling for the government to increase investment in mental health services has been launched.

New test in elusive E. coli hunt

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 00:16
Scientists are developing a test to find the source of a potentially deadly strain of E. coli "never found in the UK" following a series of outbreaks in Dorset.

How safe are private hospitals?

Sun, 11/01/2015 - 03:16
How safe are private hospitals?

A 'smart' way to spot schizophrenia signs

Sat, 10/31/2015 - 09:58
The app that could help prevent schizophrenia relapses

VIDEO: New FGM reporting law comes into force

Sat, 10/31/2015 - 07:02
Doctors, nurses, midwives and teachers are now required to report to the police cases of girls who have suffered female genital mutilation, or risk losing their jobs.

What hip ops tell us about mental health care

Sat, 10/31/2015 - 02:33
What hip ops tell us about the state of mental health care


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