UK space launch: Dislodged fuel filter blamed for rocket failure

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 02/15/2023 - 06:19
Virgin Orbit says a dislodged filter caused a rocket engine to overheat, leading to a malfunction.
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First toddler receives life-saving gene therapy on NHS

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/15/2023 - 03:04
Teddi from Northumberland has a rare genetic condition and will be treated by the NHS with a new gene therapy.
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NHS and teacher strikes in Wales: How will disputes end?

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/14/2023 - 09:53
The battle lines are drawn for what could be a lengthy dispute between unions and the government.
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Aaron Wilson: 'Organ donation is what my son would have wanted'

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/14/2023 - 09:26
Aaron Wilson died in a hit-and-run in Coventry and his family says his organs have helped others.
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Turkey earthquake: Nurses rush to protect baby incubators as quake strikes

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/13/2023 - 19:14
CCTV from inside a hospital in Gaziantep, Turkey shows the neonatal unit in the minutes after the deadly earthquake.
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Turkey earthquake fault lines mapped from space

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 02/10/2023 - 20:43
The EU's Sentinel satellite system traces how the ground ruptured during Monday's big tremors.
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Cost of living: GP concerns over rise in signs of malnutrition

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/08/2023 - 10:53
A group called GPs at the Deep End is concerned patients are lacking in basic vitamins and minerals.
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The scheme that gives alcohol to alcoholics

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/08/2023 - 10:52
A Glasgow project tries to manage homeless alcoholics by giving them regular measures of booze.
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Infected blood inquiry: Five things we have learned

Health News BBC - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 18:34
An inquiry into the "worst treatment disaster in NHS history" hears its final evidence.
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Low immunity, overwhelmed hospitals fuel Covid-19 deaths in ageing Japan

Health News BBC - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 01:01
Deaths in the country, which for long had one of the lowest Covid death rates, peaked earlier this month.
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'The Whale gives a voice to people like me'

Health News BBC - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 09:29
Sean Crawford says the movie about a reclusive teacher with severe obesity resonates with his life.
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MrBeast: Why has YouTuber faced criticism for blind surgery video?

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/01/2023 - 20:52
The world's most popular YouTuber has responded to criticism over him funding life-changing operations.
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NHS: More at-home care offered in attempt to shorten waiting times

Health News BBC - Sun, 01/29/2023 - 05:18
Boosting care in the community is identified as being key to help the health service's recovery.
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'I couldn't read or write but now I'm saving lives'

Health News BBC - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 04:05
Richard Henton, who couldn't read or write until he was in his 20s, said helping others was his dream job.
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The Last of Us: Could a fungal pandemic turn us all into zombies?

Health News BBC - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 03:07
The apocalyptic plot of hit TV series The Last of Us has coincided with a real-life threat from fungi.
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US to make it easier for gay men to donate blood

Health News BBC - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 00:10
The FDA will soon remove a three month abstinence policy for donations for men who have sex with men.
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Toxic slimming pill drug DNP to be declared poison

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 23:38
Families say the government has not acted quickly enough to prevent deaths from diet drug DNP.
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Hundreds of NHS buildings contain asbestos, says TUC

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 20:26
The union body wants the law to require all public buildings to remove the dangerous substance.
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Wynter Andrews: NHS trust fined £800k over baby's neglect death

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 18:45
Wynter Andrews' parents Gary and Sarah say the fine "demonstrates the seriousness" of the failings.
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Keir Starmer on Rod Stewart offering to pay for medical scans

Health News BBC - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 16:21
The Labour leader says it is "absolutely fundamental" that health care remans free at the point of need.
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