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Can kitchen gardens combat climate change?

2 hours 23 min ago
Growing your own fruit and veg is already eco-friendly, but it could also help fight climate change.

Boy, 5, given prosthetic arm that lets him hug brother

3 hours 8 min ago
Five-year-old Jacob Scrimshaw was born eight weeks early with most of his left arm missing.

Every major A&E misses wait target for first time

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 12:29
Hospitals in England endure their worst-ever performance against waiting times.

Men 'at greater risk of infertility' if small at birth

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 23:58
Poor growth in the womb could lead to problems linked to fertility - but only in men, a study says.

Drug that prevents half of breast cancers carries on working

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 13:32
Anastrozole is available already, but doctors say substantially more women should be taking it.

Could talking about football help combat dementia?

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 01:49
Patients and their carers in Birmingham meet to reminisce about players and the game they love.

'My boss lets us book hangover days'

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:03
One firm lets employees work from the comfort of their own sofa, even after they've been out drinking.

Chemists demand clarity on cannabis-related goods

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:01
Non-medicinal CBD is now on sale in High Street shops across the country, including chemists.

White Island volcano: Why New Zealand is importing skin

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:35
The number of people with severe burns means doctors are sourcing donor skin from the US.

'Four hours to walk off pizza calories' warning works, experts say

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 01:12
Consumers should be told it takes four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza, researchers say.

Boy's rare eye cancer spotted in photograph

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:36
Noah Blanks, aged six, had an eye removed after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

General election 2019: Have 17,000 NHS beds been cut in England?

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:00
Is Labour right to say that 17,000 NHS beds have been cut by the Conservatives in England?

GP Manish Shah guilty of sexually assaulting female patients

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:31
The family planning specialist convinced the women to have unnecessary intimate examinations.

Obesity inequality gap grows for Scottish children

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:59
Children in the poorest parts of the country face a bigger risk of being overweight or obese, new figures show.

'There were no beds on the children's ward'

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:08
Louise Webb says she waited six hours in hospital for her daughter Lily to be seen by a paediatrician.

Online prescribing 'must get safer'

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 07:40
A UK coroner warns there could be more deaths unless regulation is tightened.

Health workers' strike: Nurses begin further 48 hours of action

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 06:48
Members of the Royal College of Nursing are refusing to do things like working unpaid hours.

A third of hospitals 'increased parking charges'

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 01:13
Income from fees jumps 10% in a year, with hourly charges of up to £4 levied.

Why can't this doctor work in the UK?

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 01:05
An refugee doctor would love to work in the UK, and the NHS would love to have him - but there's a hitch.

Yeovil Hospital agrees patient not properly anaesthetised

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 00:12
The patient said she was "traumatised" after feeling a cut in her belly button during surgery.