Disruption expected as junior doctors begin third strike

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 12:06
The trust anticipates "minimal problems" launching a new IT system on the day junior doctors strike.
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Antidepressant withdrawal affects one in six people

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 09:23
One in six people have symptoms stopping antidepressants - fewer than previously thought, a review suggests.
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Women better at sport during period, study suggests

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 18:54
It could explain why women playing contact sports appear injury prone between ovulation and menstruation.
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Boeing launches long-delayed astronaut capsule

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 18:15
US astronauts ride a new crew capsule to orbit after a long and tortuous development programme.
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Major cause of inflammatory bowel disease found

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 18:00
Scientists have found a weak spot in our DNA that is present in 95% of people with the disease.
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Call for UK agency to regulate harmful chemicals

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 12:12
The Royal Society of Chemistry says the current regulation of chemicals is 'not fit for purpose'.
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Australia wants to become a renewable energy superpower. Can it?

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 06/05/2024 - 02:10
The country has come up with an ambitious plan to become the engine room of the new green economy.
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Critical incident over London hospitals' cyber-attack

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/04/2024 - 20:54
Urgent and emergency care at the hospitals may not be able to access quick-turnaround blood test results.
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Gonorrhoea cases reach record high in England

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/04/2024 - 19:44
Syphilis, meanwhile, rose 9.4% last year, with more heterosexual men and women becoming infected.
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What is the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia?

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/04/2024 - 17:52
Many countries have legalised assisted dying, assisted suicide or euthanasia, which are different.
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Will the new Parliament pass the smoking bill?

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/04/2024 - 17:41
The smoking bill was not passed before Parliament was dissolved ahead of the general election.
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China's far-side Moon mission begins journey back

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 06/04/2024 - 10:13
Chang'e-6 will bring home rock samples that could help scientists study how planets are formed.
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Corridor care is unacceptable, says nursing union

Health News BBC - Mon, 06/03/2024 - 02:55
Many people are being treated in places not designed for patients, the Royal College of Nursing says.
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World record broken for living thing with most DNA

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 05/31/2024 - 18:35
A rare plant has the largest genome of any organism on earth - holding 50 times more DNA than humans.
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Earliest and most distant galaxy ever observed

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 05/31/2024 - 02:07
The James Webb Space Telescope smashes its own record for detecting the most distant known galaxy.
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NHS computer issues linked to patient harm

Health News BBC - Thu, 05/30/2024 - 03:45
IT failures have been linked to the deaths of three patients and more than 100 cases of serious harm.
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Who’s Really in the Shadows?

StopFake.org - Wed, 05/29/2024 - 18:57
By EUvsDisinfo Most people are naturally suspicious. And that’s not a bad thing. In fact, our innate inclination to doubt and question everything we experience may well be one of the core reasons behind the survival and flourishing of our species since the dawn of time. Whether it was the inclination to turn down an […]
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Satellite to probe mystery of clouds and climate

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 05/29/2024 - 01:31
Europe's Earthcare satellite will tell us if the planet could lose the cooling effect of clouds.
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Martha's rule: Mother encouraged as hospitals sign up

Health News BBC - Mon, 05/27/2024 - 12:07
It will give seriously ill patients and their families access to a second opinion.
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Melanoma skin cancer cases rising in UK

Health News BBC - Mon, 05/27/2024 - 02:40
The biggest increase is among the over 80s, with a marked rise in cases in adults aged 25-49.
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