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DNA 'tape recorder' to trace cell history

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:11
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:22
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.

Glasgow is 'lung disease death capital'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:15
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.

Infections resist 'last antibiotic' in US

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:05
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.

Thousands wait on care costs decisions

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:27
Almost 12,000 people in England are still waiting to hear if they are due millions of pounds in backdated care fees.

Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 03:24
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.

Why I wrote about my wife's miscarriage

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 01:02
A husband's online account of fertility problems strikes a chord

VIDEO: 'Benefit reforms hit disabled drivers'

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:42
People with a disability are finding it increasingly difficult to get behind the wheel because of government reforms, according to two charities.

India 'heaviest baby' weighs 15lb

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:30
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.

Anti-cancer jab piloted in gay men

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:53
A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June.

The dangers of shaking babies

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 05:47
The mums whose partners shook their babies

VIDEO: BBC journalist on end of cancer treatment

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 03:07
BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire has completed six weeks of radiotherapy, her last major treatment for breast cancer.

NHS urged to control discharge delays

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 02:18
The NHS in England must get a grip on the delays patients face in being released from hospital, as the problem causes unnecessary harm and wastes money, the National Audit Office says.

Rise in NHS spend on private ambulances

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:56
NHS England spending on private ambulances for 999 calls trebles to £68m in four years, data gathered by the BBC shows.

'Second chance' for heart transplant boy

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:50
A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".

Exam stress 'among teen suicide causes'

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 22:14
Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.

Zika: Africa 'reasonably well prepared'

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 13:19
Africa braces for Zika virus

Woman fights deceased daughter egg case

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:13
A 60-year-old woman who wants to use her late daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild is continuing her legal battle.

Zika may cause baby eye problems

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:12
Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil are becoming increasingly concerned the virus may cause eye damage in babies.

'Big cut' in antibiotic prescriptions

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 02:20
GPs in England have "dramatically" reduced the amount of antibiotic prescriptions they prescribe to patients, latest figures reveal.


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