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Cancer mum denied disability cash

2 hours 46 min ago
Single mother Roisin McWilliams was diagnosed with stage four Hodgkins Lymphoma last year.

Hernia mesh complications 'affect more than 100,000'

11 hours 40 min ago
Jen Coles had to use a cane to walk following her mesh implant, which left her in chronic pain.

Mediterranean diet 'may help prevent depression'

11 hours 48 min ago
An expert urges more research to confirm a possible link between fruit, veg, nuts and grains and mood.

'Spinal implant helped me walk again'

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:05
Kelly Thomas learned to walk again after doctors attached an electrical patch to her spinal cord.

Is being vegan better for the environment?

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 15:20
An increasing number of people are choosing the plant-based diet.

Stalled Royal Liverpool Hospital PFI deal could be ditched

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 13:52
Work on the Royal Liverpool Hospital stopped following the collapse of construction giant Carillion.

Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:15
Improvements have ground to a halt for the first time since records began in 1982, ONS data shows.

EpiPen shortage 'worrying' for people with allergies

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:56
Limited supplies have meant long waits for some people to get the potentially life-saving drug.

King's Lynn QE Hospital may suspend some surgery

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 01:38
The hospital was placed in special measures by inspectors who said patients were discharged too soon.

Wales tops England on NHS doctors' and dentists' pay deal

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:44
The backdated increases put in place all the recommendations made by an independent pay review panel.

Electrical implant helps paralysed people to walk again

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:46
Three paralysed patients are able to walk again after an electrical patch is fitted to their spinal cords.

New cancer machine treats first patient in UK

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:05
A pioneering new machine allows doctors to see tumours as they administer radiotherapy to them.

Gene editing wipes out mosquitoes in the lab

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 16:57
Researchers have used gene editing to completely eliminate populations of mosquitoes in the lab.

Life as a young dementia carer

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 15:38
Krastan Antonov, 24, wants to remain working as a carer despite better paid jobs being available.

How to help a friend who's struggling with mental health

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 14:46
Mental health nurse Laura Nuttall says encouraging them to see a GP is a "great stepping stone".

Laxative sales may be restricted under government review

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:51
The government is considering action amid fears they are being abused by people with eating disorders.

Dentists call for pudding and sweet soft drinks ban in schools

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:30
Dentists are asking the Scottish government for a "bolder approach" on healthy food choices in schools.

Mental health: Five hour journey for anorexia help

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:51
One teenage girl has to travel five hours to London to get treatment for anorexia due to a lack of Welsh services.

Obesity 'to be linked to more female cancers' than smoking

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:39
Cancer Research UK predicts excess weight will be linked to more cancers in women than tobacco in 25 years.

Women seeking sperm donor online harassed

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:13
One woman says a potential donor turned out to be married and had undergone a vasectomy.