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Conjoined twins: Sisters meet surgeons who separated them

5 hours 33 min ago
Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.

DR Congo Ebola declared public health emergency

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:50
The disease has killed more than 1,600 people in the African state of DR Congo.

Children with gender identity issues 'need help from all sides'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:30
Referrals to NHS gender identity clinics have more than tripled in the past five years.

Lister Hospital IT issue: 'No harm' has come to patients

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:07
A trust had found almost 15,000 patients may have been affected by a failure to pass on medical updates.

Luton house transformed to help parents of sick children

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:54
The former 1930s council house will support 420 families a year and has five bedrooms.

What can be done about Scotland's drugs crisis?

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:41
Experts back five ways of trying to halt Scotland's rising toll of drug-related deaths.

'We need to know more on surgery for war-zone children'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:39
A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.

Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:04
Scientific review shows they are as leakproof as other sanitary products, say researchers.

Trieste’s mental health revolution: 'It’s the best place to get sick'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:33
Ideas from a mental health 'revolution' in Trieste in the 1970s are helping patients recover today.

Tafida Raqeeb: Parents bid to get daughter treated in Italy

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:43
Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.

Conjoined twins: How doctors separated twins joined at the head

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 13:04
Exclusive access to Great Ormond Street as surgeons worked to separate two girls who shared a skull.

Scotland's drug deaths set to top 1,000

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 00:44
New figures are expected to show a record number of people died as a result of drugs last year.

Essex doctor struck off for writing fake prescriptions

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:30
Dr Mohammad Khan was caught when prescribing menopause medication to a pregnant woman.

Anorexia stems from body as well as mind – study

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:00
The eating disorder charity Beat said the findings were groundbreaking.

Knife crime: Doctors see increase in 'punishment stabbings'

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:34
Boys as young as 15 are involved in carrying blades having been groomed to sell drugs, police say.

Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:08
It is the first time Ebola has been diagnosed in Goma, a city of more than a million people.

5G health risks: What's the evidence?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 00:33
Exposure from mobile networks including 5G fall well below limits set by international regulators.

Using archaeology as therapy for veterans

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 00:11
Servicemen and women trying to overcome the effects of war are digging at the Battle of Waterloo site.

Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 16:03
Research suggests up to a third of cases may be preventable with lifestyle changes.

Ministers may advise on how much sleep people need

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 05:27
The advice is expected to form part of a series of proposals aimed at improving public health.

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