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IVF fertility treatment success 'causes fall in adoptions'

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 04:48
The adoption process is also "far too slow", the boss of the service representing children in care says.

Llama blood clue to beating all flu

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 18:38
Scientists design an antibody based on llama blood that is highly effective against flu strains.

Where are the most violent workplaces?

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 03:49
The Department of Health is drawing up plans to protect NHS staff better from violence.

Why more men are getting 'risky' Brazilian butt lifts

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 02:26
Chris Dennis is one of a growing number of men who are getting "risky" Brazilian butt lift surgery.

UK's 'unhealthiest' High Streets revealed

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:47
Grimsby was the most unhealthy, with Edinburgh topping the healthiest list of 70 major towns and cities.

Children and adolescents 'account for half of sports A&E attendances'

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:39
Football, rugby, trampolining and netball were among the sports linked to the most injuries.

Maternal suicide the main cause of death in new mums

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:13
Tracey's daughter Bronagh was 21 when she became a mum. A few months later she took her own life.

Tom Watson MP on losing weight and lifting weights

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:50
A slimmer Tom Watson appears in Parliament and on TV screens and has managed to reverse his Type-2 diabetes.

Veganism: Does it affect your social life?

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:20
Adrian Chiles says people don't ask him out for dinner any more - other vegans have their say.

Removing items in ears and noses 'costs NHS £3m a year'

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 04:32
Children are behind the vast majority of cases presented at hospitals in England, research finds.

How antibiotic resistance could take us back to the 'dark ages'

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 01:18
There are major concerns that the overuse of the drugs might lead to them becoming ineffective.

Medical cannabis products available on prescription

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:48
The treatments can only be prescribed by specialist doctors and will not be available through GPs.

Epilepsy: Calls for 'critical' funding to save lives

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:48
Hundreds of people with epilepsy are dying every year because "critical" checks are not taking place, campaigners warn.

'Don't be taken in by anti-vaccine myths on social media'

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:48
Parents should ignore the myths and get their children vaccinated, the chief medical officer says.

Reality Check: How healthy is your commute?

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:38
What forms of transport in urban environments expose you to the highest amounts of pollutants?

Spinal implant helps three paralysed men walk again

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 18:21
The electrical device can also help damaged nerves regrow, offering hope of independent movement.

Parkinson's disease 'may' start in gut

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 18:09
The brain disease may actually start in the depths of the digestive system, US scientists say.

Spinal implant helps paralysed patients walk again

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 18:01
Scientists develop an implant that can enable paralysed patients to walk again temporarily.

Pharma company charged over baby feed 'contamination'

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 13:29
ITH Pharma is a manufacturer of nutrition given to babies in neonatal intensive care units.

French babies born with missing limbs prompt inquiry

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 13:12
New cases of babies born without arms or hands prompts France to open a national inquiry.