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Major trauma care gap means patients die 'unnecessarily'

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 06:05
Plans to open a major trauma centre in Cardiff are put to public consultation.

'Urgent need' for football header research

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 01:00
Stirling University scientists call for more studies looking into dementia links following an Alan Shearer documentary.

Confined inside

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 01:00
"Postnatal confinement" is said to be widespread among the UK's Chinese community.

Sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, study finds

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 00:54
Sudden cardiac arrest is linked to sexual activity far more often in men than women, a study finds.

New Scottish GP recruitment plans to cut workload

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 00:46
The Scottish government hopes the proposed contract will also make it easier to run practices.

'I'm dealing with life-threatening situations - but I'm not a clinician, I'm a mum'

Sun, 12/11/2017 - 00:17
Children with life-limiting illnesses are being denied out of hours care, according to a new report.

UK most overweight country in Western Europe says OECD

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 13:53
Britain's obesity rates rising faster than any other developed nation, with 63% of UK adults overweight.

Why is this baby so overweight?

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 13:06
Luis Manuel, from Mexico, is 10 months old and weighs 28kgs.

Grieving mother's plea to teens after daughter's death

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 04:58
Harriet Nicol,16, from Billericay, Essex, took her life earlier this year.

What do people say before they die?

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 01:47
When you work with people who are dying, what do you find out?

Did you know you should give under-fives vitamin tablets?

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 00:36
Many parents are unaware of this vitamin supplement advice, a study finds.

Sick baby's treatment 'should continue', High Court told

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 14:37
Doctors say giving further intensive care treatment to Isaiah Hasstrup is not in his best interests.

Child cancer survivor fights for better treatment

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 14:03
Vicky Forster beat leukaemia as a child. Now she works as a scientist, trying to change the lives of children with the same disease.

Blood vending machine 'a first' for Ireland

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 06:18
Staff at a Belfast hospital are the first on the island of Ireland to use the new technology.

HPV vaccinated women 'will only need three smear tests'

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 01:39
Since 2008, the HPV vaccine has been offered to girls aged 11 to 13 and reported HPV cases have fallen.

'No-consent' circumcision doctor will not be prosecuted

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 01:28
A doctor who circumcised a boy without his mother's consent will not be prosecuted.

Vitiligo model told he 'looked like a zebra'

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 13:06
Bashir Aziz used to hide his skin because he was told he looked like a zebra and a cow, now he's modelling his vitiligo to the world.

Breast cancer 'can return 15 years after treatment ends'

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 12:10
Extending treatment with hormone therapy could reduce the risk of it recurring.

Man runs 1,250 miles from Colosseum to the London Eye

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 11:54
Dan Keeley, who has bipolar disorder, completed the gruelling 1,250 mile run in aid of a charity.

The VR that allows you to become your own therapist

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 10:09
Developers are using virtual reality to try to find ways of easing the stress on mental health services.