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Queen's funeral: Routine hospital care being postponed

Wed, 09/14/2022 - 11:56
Appointments, including for surgery and outpatient clinics, rescheduled because of Queen's funeral.
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Walk and wait is best strategy to stop baby crying

Tue, 09/13/2022 - 16:01
Scientists carry out tests with new parents to find what works best to help crying babies sleep.
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Syria cholera outbreak serious threat to region - UN

Tue, 09/13/2022 - 15:33
It is believed to be linked to people drinking unsafe water from the drought-hit River Euphrates.
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Nottingham maternity review to examine 10 years of baby cases

Tue, 09/13/2022 - 13:55
Senior midwife Donna Ockenden is examining failings by maternity services in Nottingham.
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Margaret Ferrier: MP who exposed public to Covid must do unpaid work

Tue, 09/13/2022 - 11:44
Margaret Ferrier took the train from London to Glasgow after testing positive for the virus.
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Sam Fender cancels shows to focus on mental health

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 20:21
He apologised to fans and said he and his band were "burnt out" and he needed some time to heal.
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GPs allowed to close on day of Queen's funeral

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 16:24
But NHS bosses must make sure out-of-hours service is available and care home Covid boosters to continue.
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Experts launch world's largest genetic study of ME

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 12:10
Academics are seeking 20,000 people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis to take part in the research.
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UK Covid infections lowest since last October

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 11:38
One in 70 people now has the virus, but not all parts of the UK are still seeing falling infections.
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Listeria warning over ready-to-eat smoked fish

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 11:24
Vulnerable people - including over-65s and pregnant women - should avoid eating it, say food safety advisers.
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Nottingham maternity failings: Hundreds of families contact review team

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 11:13
The review is examining how babies died or were injured at Nottingham hospitals.
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Air pollution cancer breakthrough will rewrite the rules

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 07:56
Research shows that cancers might not always be caused by DNA mutations, as previously thought.
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New York declares state of emergency over polio

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 21:08
Evidence emerges that the virus - once declared eradicated from the US - is spreading across the state.
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Self-sterilising plastic kills viruses like Covid

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 01:12
The researchers think their plastic could help stop viruses spreading in hospitals.
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One in eight on hospital waiting list as backlog grows

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 10:48
Numbers waiting for treatments, such as knee and hip surgery, reaches 6.84 million in England.
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New malaria vaccine is world-changing, say scientists

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 01:25
The jab could be used on a mass scale next year with the aim of ending deaths from the disease.
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Hormone replacement therapy and menopause: What you need to know about HRT

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 00:53
HRT can help with menopausal symptoms. If you're thinking about taking it, here's what you need to consider.
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Post-menopause HRT treatment to be sold in UK pharmacies

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 00:39
Estradiol tablets help treat the cause of vaginal dryness in women experiencing menopause.
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Therese Coffey's views on abortion concerning, charity says

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 08:14
The new health secretary has opposed extending abortion rights but has said the law would not change.
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Tool to spot breast cancer at home wins UK Dyson award

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 01:50
The Dotplot aims to help women self-check at home and track any changes they may find on an app.
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