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'The food supplement that ruined my liver'

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:39
Jim McCants took a food supplement to help him get healthy in middle age, but it left him in need of an urgent liver transplant.

Councils buying care 'on the cheap'

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:10
Home help for vulnerable elderly squeezed as council underpay by nearly £2 an hour.

'My disability is my advantage' says martial artist

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:06
Stuart Penn, who has won jiu-jitsu medals on the world stage, "wouldn't know what to do" with four limbs.

On America's trail of destruction

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:14
Authorities have seized enough fentanyl to kill every American. It's a crisis that lines one major highway.

Could height be a cancer risk?

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 15:47
Another study suggests a link, but is it just a tall story?

Two unborn babies' spines repaired in womb in UK surgery first

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 02:20
A team of 30 surgeons in London operated on the babies weeks before they were born.

Walking again after ten years with MS

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 00:50
Roy Palmer, 49, was in a wheelchair with MS, but is now able to walk again after a stem cell transplant.

'ME makes me grieve for my past life'

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 00:37
22-year-old Millie Earp says she has learnt to accept having ME despite "grieving for her past life" after diagnosis.

Epileptic swimmer Imogen Clark is world's fourth fastest

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 00:25
Imogen Clark, 19, has not let epilepsy stop her winning silver at the European Championships 2018.

Let down by 'agonising' end-of-life care

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 17:39
Variation in care homes in England means some people face distressing and painful deaths, warns expert.

Public may have to stockpile drugs in no-deal Brexit

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 17:27
Industry leaders say government plans for medicines supply are not enough and leaving EU could threaten supply chain.

MRSA link to baby's death investigated

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 13:39
The superbug outbreak at a Belfast hospital affected two babies, one of whom recovered.

Shropshire baby death trust told to report weekly to CQC

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 13:39
The Care Quality Commission said it has concerns over maternity and emergency services.

Will folic acid ever be added to UK flour?

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:26
After repeated calls by health campaigners, the government says it will now consult on the issue.

Takeaway Wales: Britain's fast-food capital?

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 09:12
One part of Wales has the highest proportion of restaurants in the UK selling take-away food.

'One stroke took my speech away - I think another brought it back'

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 04:51
Four years ago, Peter had a stroke and lost the ability to speak. This year, on the day he had a second stroke, it came back.

Vegetarian meat substitutes 'exceeding salt limits'

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 01:49
One brand of meat-free "bacon" is saltier than Atlantic seawater, according to Action on Salt's report.

The places where too many are fat and too many are thin

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 01:38
Up to 90% of countries are suffering from a double burden of under and over-nutrition.

Cervical screening: Millions missing smear tests

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 00:50
Health data shows a lower proportion of women have been having the test when they should.

A mother's campaign for autism care equality for all

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 13:21
A mother believes her son's death could have been avoided if the nurses and doctors were trained about learning disabilities and autism.