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AI cuts treatment time for cancer radiotherapy

Tue, 06/27/2023 - 06:01
The technology will be offered at cost price to all NHS trusts in England, following successful pilot studies.
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Sarah Harding: Early breast cancer study in singer's memory begins

Tue, 06/27/2023 - 01:43
One of the Girls Aloud singer's final wishes was to find new ways of spotting breast cancer early.
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NHS watchdog rejects Mounjaro fat loss jab for diabetes

Tue, 06/27/2023 - 01:17
There is not yet enough evidence to justify the cost on the NHS in England, says NICE.
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Organ harvesting: Trafficked for his kidney and now forced into hiding

Tue, 06/27/2023 - 01:09
The inside story of the Nigerian market trader whose case exposed illegal organ removal in the UK.
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Public sector pay increase must be responsible - PM

Mon, 06/26/2023 - 13:55
Ministers confirm they are considering next year's public sector pay deals, as Rishi Sunak warns about inflation.
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Lewis Capaldi: How success affected his mental health

Mon, 06/26/2023 - 10:25
The singer warned he may have to take a break from performing after struggling at Glastonbury.
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Blood cancer: Man almost paralysed by undiagnosed myeloma

Mon, 06/26/2023 - 06:13
For months Jamie Hart continued to work with no idea he had a collapsed vertebra.
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Monkey dust like 'dancing with the devil'

Mon, 06/26/2023 - 06:12
An addict says the psychoactive substance has "destroyed" the town of Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent.
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UK's high rate of avoidable deaths linked to NHS woes

Mon, 06/26/2023 - 00:22
People in UK less likely to survive treatable conditions than in other rich nations, study suggests.
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Duchess of York recovering after breast cancer op

Sun, 06/25/2023 - 21:41
Sarah Ferguson's doctors have told her that the prognosis is good, her spokesman says.
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NHS plans: Sunak says expansion means 'more doctors, nurses, and GPs'

Sun, 06/25/2023 - 15:59
The plan to reform NHS training and recruitment comes at a time of record-high waiting lists.
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Vaping: E-cigarettes have ruined my life, woman says

Sat, 06/24/2023 - 08:06
Belle Moore, 19, who started vaping at 16 years old says she feels like she has "no control over it".
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Central Middlesex Hospital attack: Man in court over double stabbing

Fri, 06/23/2023 - 15:12
Matteo Bottarelli, 43, appears in court charged with three counts of attempted murder.
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Supermarket trolleys reveal heart problems in shoppers

Fri, 06/23/2023 - 15:04
Special sensors in the handle can detect an irregular heartbeat that raises the risk of stroke.
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Junior doctors to hold longest strike yet in July

Fri, 06/23/2023 - 10:49
The walkout in England, beginning at 07:00 on July 13, will last for five consecutive days.
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Covid Inquiry: Abuse of experts must stop, says Whitty

Thu, 06/22/2023 - 16:44
Sir Chris laments treatment as he gives evidence to Covid Inquiry on pandemic preparedness.
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Mosquito-borne diseases becoming increasing risk in Europe

Thu, 06/22/2023 - 14:02
Experts say the insects, which carry viruses, have moved into new parts of the continent.
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Glastonbury, Leeds and Reading will have drug safety testing

Thu, 06/22/2023 - 12:57
The bosses of some large UK festivals say they will be checking drugs, but smaller events aren't sure.
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Liver disease: 'Poo transplant' treatment trial launched

Thu, 06/22/2023 - 11:15
Participants will consume capsules of dried faeces to see if they can improve gut health.
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'Infected blood killed my dad - I want compensation now'

Thu, 06/22/2023 - 06:06
Justine Gordon-Smith says her family were "abandoned" without support before her father's death.
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