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

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

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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Gel nails: Investigation launched into gel polish allergic reactions

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

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

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

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

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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Thousands receive diagnosis after 60 new diseases found

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'

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

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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Ghana first to approve 'world-changer' malaria vaccine

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?

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

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

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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Singing strikers on the junior doctors' picket lines

Tue, 04/11/2023 - 18:49
Junior doctors sing their protest chants to popular tunes on picket lines in England.
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Bowelbabe: Dame Deborah James, in her own words

Tue, 04/11/2023 - 03:06
'You can't leave things until tomorrow, because there might not be a tomorrow,' said the cancer campaigner.
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Covid origins: Chinese scientists publish long-awaited data

Fri, 04/07/2023 - 04:44
A peer-reviewed study connects the virus with animals sold in the market linked with early cases.
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Ramadan: How to look after your skin during holy month

Tue, 04/04/2023 - 02:11
TikTok's most famous dermatologist Dr Muneeb Shah is sharing his top tips for the holy month.
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The future of the NHS - what do the experts think?

Thu, 03/30/2023 - 08:24
Experts tell the new health secretary about the many challenges facing the NHS.
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UK cosmetic procedure numbers recover after Covid

Tue, 03/28/2023 - 18:58
Breast augmentation remains the most popular procedure, figures from a national audit show.
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