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'Memory transplant' achieved in snails

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 18:31
Memories are transferred from one snail to another in a laboratory.

Nine facts about how long we live

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:23
How has life expectancy changed since 1990?

Bristol mother on cutting teachers for deaf children

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:00
A Bristol mother explains what a teacher of the deaf service means to her and her family.

Drug target for curing the common cold

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:10
Scientists are working on an inhalable treatment that could stop any cold virus in its tracks.

How long are you going to live?

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:43
Use our calculator to see where you are on the global life expectancy scale

Male bulimia: 'I told myself, boys eat a lot'

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:51
Tom Pollock says he didn't realise he had an eating disorder because he didn't 'fit the stereotype'.

Chronic insomnia: Why we lose sleep over it

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:51
News At Ten's Tom Bradby is reportedly off work because of insomnia - a condition that's hard to treat.

Naomi Musenga death: Emergency operator blames pressure after mocking caller

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:02
An emergency operator accused of ignoring a French woman's plea hours before her death says she refuses to take the blame.

Twitter fails to take down Xanax adverts

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:41
Pfizer experts say the fake pills have been found to contain rat poison, insecticides and lead paint.

Tessa Jowell tribute: Funding doubled for brain cancer research

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 07:45
Theresa May said £40m of government money would help build a "lasting legacy" for the politician.

Prince William praises 'wonderful' NHS staff

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 06:48
The prince pays tribute to "one of our country's greatest treasures" as the health service turns 70.

Sharp rise in mentally ill children aged under 11

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 03:33
New figures show sharp rise in number of primary-age children referred for mental health help.

Severe allergic reactions in surgery 'caused by antibiotics'

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 03:18
Anaesthetists say deaths could have been prevented with better knowledge of patient allergies.

Why Ebola keeps coming back

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 00:42
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.

'Three-quarters of public worried about nurse staffing'

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 02:54
Nurse leaders brand staffing levels in NHS dangerous as public express concern about numbers.

‘OK, I’m fat - and this is how it feels’

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 01:53
One woman talks honestly about why she calls herself fat and how her weight shapes her life.

Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 01:52
Some studies show night owls are at greater risk of health problems so should we all become early risers?

The women supporting each other through photography

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 00:35
The Girl Behind The Lens exhibition celebrates female photographers around mental health and recovery.

ME protesters gather in London

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 16:46
Protesters call for more research into treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome.

'Nursing took me to the South Pole'

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 03:25
From expeditions in Antarctica to rescuing swimmers, three nurses tell their surprising stories.