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Dr Derek Gatherer on catching and avoiding norovirus

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:50
Explaining how to stave off the norovirus, which is suspected of making some World Championships athletes ill.

UK rations hepatitis B vaccine amid global shortage

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:02
People planning to travel abroad from the UK may not be able to get their jab in time, say experts.

PKU funding battle: Family wins High Court challenge over drug

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:01
A High Court judge has quashed an NHS decision not to fund the seven-year-old's medication.

Row over £1.3m 10,000 new NHS dental places funding

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:51
The British Dental Association says the Welsh Government is reinvesting money taken from the service.

Sea bug attack: Why was a wading teenager left covered in blood?

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 06:41
An incident that left an Australian boy covered in blood has been described as "very unusual".

Four in 10 maternity wards in England closed in 2016

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 03:47
More than 40% of trusts in England temporarily shut wards, with staff and bed shortages often cited.

UK South Asian women 'hiding cancer because of stigma'

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 03:07
Women are hiding chemotherapy from family, experts warn, while others are seeking treatment too late.

Judge approves suicidal girl care plan

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 18:39
The senior family court judge previously said society should be "ashamed" for not protecting the teenager.

Contaminated eggs reached the UK

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 15:40
UK health officials say the numbers in circulation are "very small" and the risk to the public is "very low".

NHS access to IVF being cut in England

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 13:28
A charity is calling for eligible women to be offered three full treatment cycles, as recommended in guidelines.

Another U-turn?

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 12:22
The ex-prime minister, who has spoken about his battle to give up nicotine, is snapped with a cigarette at a festival.

Australian teenager in hospital after sea bug attack

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 09:48
An Australian teen didn't feel a thing while wading but ended up in hospital with his legs bleeding.

Transgender puberty

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 05:08
How are the families we've been following for two years facing the future?

Contraceptive app

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 00:29
Elina Berglund Scherwitzl has created an app that offers women a "natural alternative" to the pill

Loose Women's Stacey Solomon celebrates her 'saggy boobs'

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 21:26
The singer receives praise for posting a video showing off her bikini body "imperfections".

Children consuming online time 'like junk food'

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 01:33
The children's commissioner says parents should do more to stop young people bingeing on the internet.