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Why a faecal transplant could save your life

8 hours 27 min ago
Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go?
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'I don't fear death, I fear going into a hospital'

8 hours 32 min ago
Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients.
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Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:51
One the UK's biggest providers of home care - Allied Healthcare - seeks a rescue plan.
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Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:02
Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it.
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'The gym helps me cope with my OCD'

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 02:21
Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy.
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Is marathon running bad for you?

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 00:59
Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm?
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Gestational diabetes an 'epidemic'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:28
Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women.
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Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:46
The court has also refused permission for the parents of the terminally ill toddler to appeal.
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Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:17
With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears.
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Medic suspended over Tipton mother's sepsis death

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:42
An internal investigation will take place at Russells Hall Hospital after Natalie Billingham's death
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London Marathon: How to run in the heat

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:19
This London Marathon may break the record for the hottest yet, so how do you run in the heat?
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'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man cured

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:56
The patient had a lucky escape say doctors, but now two more cases have been discovered.
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Scientists discover protein behind motor neurone disease

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:48
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is in the jelly phase.
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Bedford Hospital nurse struck off for 'squeezing' patient's breasts

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:41
Gbadebo Olasunkanmi Alabi said "Everything on your body is perfect" to the patient.
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'I lost legs and part of my face after a dog scratch'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:21
Dr Jaco Nel lost both his legs and all of the fingers on one hand after contracting sepsis.
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Ex-MP Tessa Jowell first to donate data to medical database

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 02:17
Former Culture Secretary Baroness Tessa Jowell hopes better cancer treatments can be developed.
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Muscular dystrophy doesn't stop Adam living life to the full

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:45
Adam has a rare muscle-wasting disorder, but he isn't letting that stop him enjoying life.
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Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:49
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
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Skin implant could help warn of cancer, scientists say

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:40
It works by detecting elevated levels of calcium in the blood linked to some cancers.
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Corrie actor: 'Amazing response’ to OCD storyline

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:38
Actor Colson Smith hopes the show has done its bit to help raise awareness.
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