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Russells Hall Hospital: Patient treated after 'inspectors intervene'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:13
Health inspectors on a visit to Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley had to intervene "as a matter of urgency".

Scotland's highest paid doctors mainly men

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:22
BBC research finds just 15 out of 100 of the highest paid senior doctors in Scotland are women.

Malaria experts fear disease's resurgence

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:56
For the first time in 10 years, global malaria cases are no longer falling, and experts are worried.

NHS ransomware attack response criticised

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:53
MPs say it is "alarming" plans to improve cyber-security after the Wannacry attack have not been agreed.

Migraine: New drug works when others fail, researchers say

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 22:12
The monthly injection could be approved for NHS use by next year, experts hope.

Vaginal mesh surgery: NHS releases new figures

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:31
England's most senior doctor is told to urgently respond to new data on vaginal mesh surgeries.

NHS apologises to family over mother's hospital death

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:59
The family of mother-of-two Denise Davies agrees a settlement after her death in hospital in 2013.

First double face transplant patient 'well' in France

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:12
The first person in the world to receive two facial transplants is recovering in a Paris hospital.

Alfie Evans: Parents to appeal to Supreme Court again

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:54
Tom Evans and Kate James will again ask for their terminally ill son's life support not to be ended.

Jérôme Hamon: Frenchman gets 'third face' in new transplant

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
Jérôme Hamon is the first patient to have two facial transplants and says he is doing well.

Does vaginal seeding boost health?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 01:03
Does vaginal seeding expose babies to good bacteria or is it too dangerous?

How your mini 'clone' heart could be grown in a jar

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:33
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

'Malaria killed my daughter, I'm protecting others now'

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:13
Senegal is on track to be declared malaria-free by 2030.

Survey finds an 'over-reliance' on medication to treat ADHD

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:13
Many families of children with ADHD are offered no training to help them manage their child's condition.

Rhys's top tips for living with ADHD

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:10
Rhys Sinclair was diagnosed with ADHD when he was seven years old.

Alfie Evans case: Court rules against parents again

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:14
Judges said they were "dismayed" by reports of protests outside the hospital treating Alfie Evans.

European women twice as likely to be blonde as men, study says

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:03
Women from European descent are twice as likely to be naturally blonde as men, a new study suggests.

Doctor due to qualify as GP 'saved from deportation'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:21
Dr Luke Ong is five months from qualifying as a GP but missed an immigration deadline by 18 days.

'Live donors' urged to give organs to cut waiting times

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:22
An organ transplant is described as being "like having your appendix out" by a woman who donated to her father.

Australia flesh-eating ulcer 'epidemic' a mystery, doctors say

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:43
Doctors say they are perplexed by a "worsening epidemic" in the state of Victoria.