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Updated: 1 hour 29 min ago

Nobel Prize goes to Svante Paabo for Neanderthal work

3 hours 5 min ago
Sweden's Svante Paabo wins the prize for discoveries on humanity's extinct relatives.
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Newport: Radiology failures led to baby placed into care

8 hours 34 min ago
A family from Newport were accused of hurting their six-month-old son due to misdiagnosed X-rays.
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Sheffield: Incurable cancer patient chosen to model for charity campaign

9 hours 16 min ago
Emma, 41, is fronting a new sportswear brand collection to raise money for a breast cancer charity.
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Cost of living: Young cancer patients 'in a desperate situation'

12 hours 17 min ago
Young people with cancer say they are struggling with rent and bills because of soaring living costs.
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Can electrical stimulation improve your gym workout?

14 hours 41 min ago
Whole-body EMS suits are the new big thing in fitness, but do they work?
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UK looks to be winning the fight against monkeypox

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 00:11
New cases continue to fall, thanks to vaccines and vigilance, says a top expert.
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Gene test spared baby unnecessary chemotherapy

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 18:50
It revealed a lump on the newborn's leg was a rare and benign mass called a myofibroma.
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Study offers clues to super-agers' brilliant brains

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 18:00
New research finds a link between larger neurons and exceptional cognitive ability in old age.
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Black and Asian infected blood victims feel let down, inquiry told

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:47
Witnesses say medical staff did not believe they were infected with hepatitis C in the UK.
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Covid infections rise by 14% in a week in UK

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 13:35
But there is no clear evidence of an autumn wave starting, says the Office for National Statistics.
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Molly Russell: Social media a factor in teenager's death, coroner says

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 13:14
The death of Molly Russell "should send shockwaves through Silicon Valley", the NSPCC's chief says.
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RSV in children: Parents warned over signs of virus

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 06:33
Respiratory syncytial virus is the most common cause of bronchiolitis in children aged under two.
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'Choosing between heat and nappies is my biggest worry'

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 03:30
With the energy price cap set to rise, BBC News talks to Kezia, who struggles on a prepayment meter.
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Record number of nurses quitting the NHS

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 02:31
Experts call for urgent action to stem brain drain of staff as 40,000 walk away from health service.
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Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Why is it so serious?

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 01:19
It is proving more difficult to deal with as vaccines are not available for a rare strain of the virus.
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Young non-smokers told not to take up vaping by experts

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:06
But the findings do show that vaping is far safer than cigarettes, so smokers should switch.
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Queen's cause of death given as 'old age' on death certificate

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 14:58
The time and cause of her death have been revealed by Scottish authorities.
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Covid vulnerable not always assessed by NHS 111 early in pandemic

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:52
A report from the health safety watchdog found the phone service could be improved for the future.
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King's Lynn Queen Elizabeth Hospital: PM Truss calls for Coffey visit

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:13
The crumbling roof of a Norfolk hospital has been held up with steel and wooden posts for years.
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Cancer charity boss put donations into Welsh dragon plan

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:36
The foundation made no charitable donations by the time it closed, and the dragon was never built.
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