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The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:01 pm
Cancer patients who receive alternative therapies are more likely to shun proven treatments, a study finds.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:37 pm
The new health secretary says technology, the workforce and prevention will be his top priorities.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 8:17 pm
Eight out of 10 of CCGs in England do not offer IVF to couples if one partner has previous children.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 3:29 am
The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recommends rules should be changed for these drugs, if safe.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 3:36 pm
It comes after an inquiry into the Manchester bombing found that many adults lacked life-saving skills.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 5:40 pm
Hospitals, ambulances and mental health services are spending £1bn a year on care from outside the NHS.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:35 pm
Stores will dim lights, turn music off and avoid using the tannoy on Saturdays from 09:00 to 10:00.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:59 am
The health regulator found huge variations in the time taken to report on radiology examinations.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:35 pm
It increased the chances of survival but patients were more likely to have brain damage, a study finds.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:36 pm
Children and adults in England can face a wait of more than two years for an autism assessment, data reveals.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 4:38 pm
Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 3:54 pm
The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 8:31 am
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:41 pm
Government advisers publish new guidance - the first in more than 20 years - on healthy feeding for babies.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 5:35 am
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report
Posted: July 18, 2018, 12:14 am
Holly Greenhow's mum says "no amount of money or apology will bring back what we should have had".
Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:30 pm
A woman who went through early menopause was told to 'get on with it' because of a lack of specialist care.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:31 pm
Study of retired players hopes to provide a definitive answer on the risks of repeatedly heading the ball.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 4:33 pm
An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:33 pm
Jonathan Jarry's video about a fake cancer-curing moss has been viewed over nine million times.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 7:16 pm
Consumer group Which? is concerned the popular children's products are not being properly vetted.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:33 pm
Some hernia patients have to show they have a serious complication to get surgery, doctors say.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 12:18 am
Blooms have flourished during the warm spell but they pose a health risk to humans and animals.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:00 pm
Researchers find bowel cancer screening can indicate whether people are at risk of other problems.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:00 pm
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