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Cancer: One in five cancer diagnoses 'in Emergency Departments'

Image copyright Getty Images One in five people in Northern Ireland receive their cancer diagnosis while attending an emergency department (ED), according to research by the NI Cancer Registry. The [...]

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital: Babies and mums died 'amid toxic culture'

Image copyright Richard Stanton Image caption Rhiannon Davies campaigned for an independent inquiry after her baby, Kate, died in 2009 [...]

General election 2019: Labour vows to end dental check-up charges

Image copyright Getty Images Everyone will be entitled to a “free teeth MOT” in England under a Labour government, the party says. Labour is proposing to scrap band one dentistry [...]

Complementary cancer therapies 'do more harm than good'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Herbal compounds such as garlic, ginger and ginseng can delay the healing of skin wounds [...]

Black henna: Kent children 'blistered and scarred' after Egypt trip

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General election 2019: Tory plan to attract more NHS staff from abroad

Image copyright Getty Images The Conservatives say they will make it easier for doctors and nurses from around the world to work in the UK after Brexit, if they win the election. The party [...]

Mental-health beds shortage 'causing distress'

Image copyright Getty Images More mental-health hospital beds are needed in England to end the “distressing” sending of patients far from home, analysis suggests. Patients with [...]

Yoga teachers 'risking serious hip problems'

Image copyright Getty Images Yoga’s popularity does not look like it will wane any time soon. Its physical benefits for flexibility and balance, as well as its spiritual connection, [...]

Measles makes body 'forget' how to fight infection

Image copyright SPL Measles has a devastating impact on the body’s immune system that could make it harder to fight infections for years, a pair of studies show. The virus can cause [...]

Brain illness spread by ticks has reached UK

Image copyright Getty Images A infectious disease that can harm the brain and is spread to people by tick bites has been identified in ticks in the UK for the first time. Public Health England [...]