RCN nurses to strike on May bank holiday in England as pay offer rejected

Health News BBC - Sat, 04/15/2023 - 09:05
A 48-hour walkout from 30 April will include nurses in A&E, intensive care and cancer wards in England.
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Million-year-old viruses help fight cancer, say scientists

Health News BBC - Sat, 04/15/2023 - 02:03
A discovery gives experts new ideas for developing vaccines to treat or even prevent cancer.
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Environment Agency workers strike over pay

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 21:27
Workers responsible for protecting England's environment stage a three day walkout over low pay.
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Gel nails: Investigation launched into gel polish allergic reactions

Health News BBC - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 15:45
Dermatologists are urging people to stick to "old-fashioned" polish and avoid DIY home kits.
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs six-week abortion ban into law

Health News BBC - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 15:14
The state, a safe haven for those seeking abortion, now joins 12 other states with a six-week ban.
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Maternity care a 'postcode lottery' in London

Health News BBC - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 08:17
Lessons need to be learned from the delivery of maternal health services in the pandemic, report finds.
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Spinal injuries: Paralysed motorcyclist learns to walk again

Health News BBC - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 08:08
After being paralysed in a motorbike accident, Harold, 79, was determined to defy medical opinion.
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Psychiatrists warn gamblers ahead of Grand National

Health News BBC - Fri, 04/14/2023 - 02:37
The weekend will be "challenging" for those who struggle to control their gambling, experts warn.
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Yellow dust: Sandstorms bring misery from China to South Korea

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 23:57
Sandstorms are an annual ordeal in north-east Asia but that does not make it easier for millions.
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Thousands receive diagnosis after 60 new diseases found

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 18:19
Study analysed the DNA of families with unexplained, severe development disorders.
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'Every time she falls asleep, she might die'

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 16:41
Sadie has a rare condition which affects how her nervous system controls her breathing.
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NHS Tracker: Find out about hospital waiting times in your area this winter

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 13:23
Flu, staff shortages and Covid backlogs are putting the NHS under severe strain, find out what's happening in your area.
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North Sea oil spills exceed safe level - activists

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 12:47
Data and satellite images show oil spills over five years that threaten species like orca whales.
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Nasa-JPL snake robot explores extreme terrain

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 02:30
Nasa-JPL is developing a snake robot surveyor to search for signs of life in our universe
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Ghana first to approve 'world-changer' malaria vaccine

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 02:15
The vaccine - R21 - was up to 80% effective in early-stage clinical trials.
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Why no breakthrough in the junior doctors' strike?

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/13/2023 - 00:12
Could the conciliation service Acas make any difference to the current impasse?
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Sunbeds: Man who got cancer at 21 calls for ban

Health News BBC - Wed, 04/12/2023 - 20:35
A 23-year-old described using sunbeds as his "biggest regret" following cancer treatment.
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Ariana Grande calls for fans to stop body shaming

Health News BBC - Wed, 04/12/2023 - 17:57
The US singer and actress says she "wanted to address" concerns after people discussed her weight.
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Ever wonder what it's like to live on Mars?

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 04/12/2023 - 04:21
For a full year, four people will live in a simulation of the planet to help Nasa prepare for human exploration there.
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Climate change: Fossil fuel emissions from electricity set to fall - report

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 04/12/2023 - 02:19
Rise in wind and solar energy means that use of coal, oil and gas may have peaked for energy production.
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