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London Marathon 2021: Student runs with Essex bone marrow donor 'who saved my life'

8 hours 41 min ago
A student says it will be "so special" to do the London Marathon alongside her bone marrow donor.
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CBD trial to treat hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 17:03
Charles Ogilvie-Forbes is a volunteer in a clinical trial at King’s College Hospital, London.
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Margaret Keenan: First UK person to get the Pfizer jab gets booster

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 17:00
The 91-year-old got her booster in Coventry alongside the matron who administered her first dose.
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What is fat freezing and what are the risks?

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 14:59
A non-surgical technique to remove stubborn fat from the body can have side effects.
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QE Hospital Birmingham: Winter looms with staff 'hanging on by a thread'

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 14:43
A hospital consultant says workers at the QE in Birmingham are already under "immense" pressure.
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Covid: Cancer backlog could take a decade to clear

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 01:06
Research identifies 20,000 missing patients in England - and warns more staff and equipment are needed.
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UK Covid vaccine rules cause hesitancy - Africa health boss

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 18:10
The UK's refusal to accept vaccine certificates from Africa could increase hesitancy, says Africa CDC.
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Annabel Wright: Family 'made aware' of Roaccutane adverse effects

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 15:54
Annabel Wright, 15, had been using Roaccutane in the months before she died, an inquest hears.
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Covid-19: Life expectancy is down but what does this mean?

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 13:27
Life expectancy for men has fallen because of the Covid pandemic - but what will be the long-term effect?
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Woman with Down's loses abortion law fight

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 13:15
Heidi Crowter says the current law on abortion for foetuses with the condition does not respect her life.
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'Giving birth left me needing a colostomy bag'

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 01:40
Former triathlete Kayleigh Adams endured a fourth-degree tear that led to her needing a colostomy bag.
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Is 'the worst cold ever' going around?

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 01:38
As more people mix again, the common cold is back - and leaving people floored.
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Covid: How can missing five million be persuaded to have the jab?

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 01:19
Headlines have focused on teenagers and booster doses - but millions still haven't had a first jab.
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Covid-19: New allergic reactions to hair dye reported

Thu, 09/23/2021 - 00:06
Scientists at Imperial College London are now researching a link between Covid-19 and new allergies.
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GP appointments in Wales: People facing crisis, says watchdog

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 22:56
Patients are sometimes left waiting to speak to a phone operator for up to an hour.
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NHS Scotland's 'biggest crisis' in five charts

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 22:54
Looking at the figures behind the enormous pressures being felt by NHS Scotland
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Annabel Wright: Roaccutane acne drug linked to deaths mother tells inquest

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 19:27
The 15-year-old's mother says she told doctors she had heard of suicides linked to Roaccutane use.
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How many cases in your area?

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 16:44
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Blood inquiry: Former cabinet minister says Aids advice was "regrettable"

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 11:18
Infected blood scandal survivors have accused ministers of misleading the public in 1983.
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Covid: Immune therapy from llamas shows promise

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:00
An immune therapy derived from llama blood shows "exciting potential" in early coronavirus trials.
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