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AstraZeneca to take profits from Covid vaccine

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 14:53
The drugs giant signs new deals, but poorer countries will continue to get the vaccine at cost price.
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Wiltshire's Porton Down balloted for strike over pay

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 11:08
The Prospect union says a strike would be the first at the laboratory.
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Belfast pancreatic cancer survivor's message of hope

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 09:21
A Belfast man marking 10 years since his diagnosis urges people to be aware of symptoms.
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Menopause: Bereaved husband urges men to spot mental health signs

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 09:20
David Salmon, whose wife Linda took her own life, says he was unaware of the link to mental health.
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Covid: Medication holiday may boost vaccine protection

Fri, 11/12/2021 - 03:45
A trial will look at how to protect patients against Covid who also need immunosuppressant drugs.
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Alder Hey NHS Trust must pay boy £27m over brain injuries

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 23:11
Alder Hey NHS Trust admitted a "breach of duty" in the boy's care, the judge said.
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How many cases in your area?

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 20:14
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Black women four times more likely to die in childbirth

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 17:39
Charities say inequalities in maternal care need to be addressed urgently.
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Covid: What are the vaccine rules for NHS staff and can I get a booster?

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 17:23
Frontline NHS England staff will have to be fully vaccinated, as millions are urged to get a booster.
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Lives at risk from long ambulance waits, say paramedics

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 15:13
Targets are missed across UK - with some heart attack and stroke victims waiting up to nine hours for help.
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Covid: First UK case in pet dog confirmed by top vet

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:16
All available evidence suggests it caught the virus from its owner, experts say.
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Infertility: Couple spends £14,000 on IVF after having first child

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 10:12
One woman speaks about the “guilt” and “frustration” of being unable to have a second child.
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Hundreds of patients in gene study given rare disease diagnosis

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 04:54
The new approach could lead to better treatments for those waiting years for answers.
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Men's mental health: ‘Do we ever see our role models cry?’

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:30
Following a friend's suicide, Andy Bishop, set up ManGang, to help men suffering with mental health.
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Coronavirus births: 'My baby's first word was mask'

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 05:09
How the lingering effects of the pandemic are affecting the lives of new parents and young children.
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LGBT fertility policy: Influencers say guidelines place 'unfair financial burden' on them

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 13:52
Influencers Megan and Whitney Bacon-Evans say rules place "unfair financial burden" on LGBTQ+ people.
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US couple on alleged IVF swap: 'Our memories of childbirth will always be tainted'

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 11:01
A California couple was given the wrong embryo by an IVF fertility clinic, according to a lawsuit.
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Covid-19: Dr Sharon Hopkins says it's 'so important' for people to get booster vaccine

Sun, 11/07/2021 - 13:59
Dr Susan Hopkins from the UK Health Security Agency warns of a potentially "long and difficult winter".
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How to get a Covid test

Wed, 11/03/2021 - 17:03
Lateral flow tests are more accurate than first thought, according to new research.
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What is Covid Plan B and what are the rules across the UK this winter?

Wed, 11/03/2021 - 14:32
Health service figures are calling for stricter Covid restrictions in England to protect the NHS.
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