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Brexit 'will make NHS staff shortages worse'

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 09:26
The vote to leave the EU risks making staffing shortages in the NHS worse, health leaders are warning.

Ibuprofen 'disables' Ebola virus

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 02:44
The painkiller ibuprofen and the cancer drug toremifene can disable the Ebola virus, say researchers.

Zika-damaged babies could appear normal, says study

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 02:42
Babies with brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus could still appear normal, according to the largest study of affected babies.

Parents 'let down' by Bristol Children's Hospital cardiac ward

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 00:01
Children receiving cardiac treatment at Bristol Children's Hospital were repeatedly given poor care and parents were let down, a review finds.

Nearly one in four deaths 'avoidable'

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 16:34
Almost a quarter of all deaths in England and Wales were potentially avoidable, figures for 2014, published by the Office for National Statistics, suggest.

First UK hospital gives baby boxes to parents

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 14:25
A hospital in London is giving out baby boxes, containing a starter kit of clothes, nappies and toys, to all new parents.

Mental health winners

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:30
The winners of the All in the Mind awards are announced

'Bath daily' advice for eczema children

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 05:30
If your child has eczema it is fine to give them a dunk in the bath every day, as long as you apply lots of moisturiser to their skin afterwards, US experts say.

Measles outbreak hits 13 pupils at Devon school

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:16
Thirteen cases of measles and another 10 probable cases are found at a secondary school.

Zika vaccine 'works very well' in mice

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 16:15
A single dose of an experimental vaccine can protect mice against the Zika virus, raising renewed hope of a vaccine for humans, say scientists

How liquid aspirin could kill brain tumours

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 14:39
Dr Kieran Breen explains how aspirin, in liquid form, could provide a cure for brain tumours

Helium discovery a 'game-changer'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:40
Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania, amid concerns global supplies are running out.

Inside Porton Down

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 03:08
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, on its 100th anniversary.

Playing card games aids stroke recovery

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 01:34
Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, research suggests.

Elite tennis players have 'beefed up'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 01:24
A Wimbledon win may be down to pumping iron in the gym, according to researchers who say the most successful elite male players of modern times are more muscular.

Rio 2016 boss: Zika 'blown out of proportion'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 23:55
The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the games on Brazil.

Orlando medic: 'I can still see victims’ faces'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:23
A doctor who treated victims of the Orlando massacre talks of the mental scars left by what he experienced.

US Healthcare records offered for sale online

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:30
Three US healthcare organisations are reportedly being held to ransom by a hacker who stole data on hundreds of thousands of patients.

High sport drink use among young teens 'risk to health'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:43
High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks, dental experts say.

Euro 2016: Football alcohol adverts seen 'once a minute'

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 06:41
People who watched Wales' Euro 2016 game against England on television saw alcohol marketing almost once every minute during play, a study finds.


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