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Why the world is becoming more allergic to food

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:54
Food allergy rates among children are on the rise, and Western lifestyles may be to blame.

The shop where it's OK to be different

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:49
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

'The NHS paid for my new French hip'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:36
Colin McIntyre went to France to avoid waiting for his new hip and to his surprise the NHS paid him back.

The people living on the NHS waiting list

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:31
Behind each statistic on NHS lists is a person living with the pain and anxiety of waiting.

Sir Alex Ferguson: Probe after medical records reportedly accessed

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 17:08
Salford Royal Hospital says a "number of staff" are being investigated over "an information breach".

Namibia's success in the fight against HIV

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:15
Namibia's data-driven approach to HIV has helped it become successful in tackling its spread.

Girl, 4, saves mum with 999 ambulance call

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 18:53
Kaitlyn Wright showed "wisdom beyond her years" talking to the call handler when her mum fell ill.

Excess winter deaths highest since 1970s, says ONS

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:22
The ineffectiveness of the flu vaccine in older people and cold weather were likely factors in 2017-18.

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The effect on children

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:15
Campaigners are calling for more research into how many children may be affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo now second worst in history

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:58
More than 400 people have been hit in eastern DR Congo, where rebel attacks have hampered operations.

Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:10
A diet of soups and shakes that can reverse type 2 diabetes is to be trialled by the NHS in England.

'People find the vagina hard to talk about'

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:10
An innovation surge and the lifting of health taboos is giving rise to an industry worth billions.

Measles resurgence 'due to vaccine hesitancy', WHO warns

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 18:10
There were 110,000 measles related deaths last year, a worldwide report shows.

World Aids Day: Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP on HIV positive status

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 17:46
A Labour MP revealed he has been HIV positive for nearly 10 years, as the Commons debated World Aids Day.

Rebekah Vardy praised for 'open legs' smear test photo

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 17:01
Rebekah Vardy's photo has prompted women to have smear tests, a cervical cancer charity has said.

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: MP announces in Commons he is HIV positive

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 16:36
Lloyd Russell-Moyle reveals he has been HIV positive for nearly 10 years, in a World Aids Day debate.

'Gene-edited babies': China halts work of He Jiankui

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:55
He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had created the first genetically edited children.

Woman's ovarian cyst 'weight of seven newborn babies'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:01
When Keely Favell's was asked when her baby was due, she thought she was "just fat".

Primodos: Mum 'will always feel guilty' for pregnancy test drug

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 09:36
A woman whose daughter was born disabled believes the pregnancy test drug Primodos hurt her child.

Primodos: 'I will die feeling guilty' says mum over test

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 06:52
A mother who took the hormonal pregnancy test still feels guilt for taking the tablets she believes harmed her child.