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Chart-topping NHS choir signs film deal

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:46
The NHS choir that beat Justin Bieber to the UK's Christmas number one spot in 2015 signs a film deal to tell its story of success.

Hospital failings led to stillbirth

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 00:10
A hospital trust admits liability after failings at one of its midwife-led units resulted in a baby being stillborn.

A&E-only hospital's trust 'outstanding'

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 00:10
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust is rated "outstanding" despite concerns over its new pioneering emergency-only hospital.

'Unmanned sewing machine' does surgery

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:00
An unmanned robot has successfully stitched together a pig's bowel, moving science a step closer to automated surgery, say experts.

Embryo study shows 'life's first steps'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:04
Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.

VIDEO: Video game 'speeds dementia research'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:39
Dementia researchers develop a video game they hope could further the development of diagnostic tests for the disease.

'Bugged mosquitoes' stop Zika spread

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:00
Infecting mosquitoes with bacteria could help prevent them spreading Zika, a Brazilian study suggests.

Mobile game 'helps dementia research'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:56
Dementia researchers develop a video game they hope could further the development of diagnostic tests for the disease.

Quarter of UK care homes 'risk closure'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:25
More than a quarter of care homes in the UK are in danger of going out of business within three years, figures obtained by BBC Radio 4 suggest.

Fat Labradors give clues to obesity

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 18:02
Genes are partly to blame for some dogs getting fat, say scientists who have studied Labrador retrievers.

NHS 'failed' man accused of knife murder

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:27
A mental health trust admitted failing a man accused of murdering a motorist by stabbing him 39 times on a road in West Sussex, a court is told.

Google given access to patient records

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 13:59
Google has signed an agreement with the Royal Free London NHS Trust to gain access to data of hundreds of thousands of patients.

Woman awarded $55m in talc cancer case

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 10:23
A US jury court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $55m (£40m) to a woman who woman who says its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.

Rich and poor lifespan gap 'widening'

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 02:44
The gap between the lifespans of rich and poor people in England and Wales is rising for the first time since the 1870s, research suggests.

Breast cancer genetic discovery hailed

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 16:59
Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic events that cause breast cancer, which they hope will unlock new ways of treating the disease.

Teenager's 'ecstasy' death probed

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 16:52
A teenager has died after she was believed to have taken ecstasy on a night out, police say.

Resuscitation orders 'kept from families'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 04:51
Thousands of people are having "do not resuscitate" orders imposed on them without their families' consent, an audit of dying patients finds.

New prostate cancer drugs 'promising'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:12
A new type of cancer drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer which is no longer responding to treatment, say researchers.

Worsening depression 'link to dementia'

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 01:22
Increasing symptoms of depression in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, say scientists.

New chief appointed to under-fire trust

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:32
A new chairman is to be appointed at the scandal-hit trust where a teenager drowned in the bath.

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