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Archie Battersbee: Family seek permission for hospice move

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 04:16
A High Court hearing is deciding if the 12-year-old can be moved to a hospice.
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Did we all believe a myth about depression?

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 01:19
A study some claim debunks antidepressants has gone viral. Was it read wrong?
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LGBT groups demand more action on monkeypox

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 00:50
Sexual health charities call on the government to take firmer action to control the outbreak.
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This Is Going To Hurt creator Adam Kay issues NHS suicide warning

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:29
Many fans have been visiting the site hoping to find a memorial tree, which was planted in the show.
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NHS Wales: App helping keep heart patients out of hospital

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 06:10
Experts believe similar technology can improve care, reassure patients and cut waiting lists.
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Delays to network of NHS Scotland's treatment centres

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 06:10
Half of the 10 specialist centres planned to create more capacity for operations face delays.
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend announce pregnancy

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 04:42
The US model says she and John Legend are expecting a baby, nearly two years after a stillbirth.
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Afra Rafeeq: India teen who died but raised millions to save her brother

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 00:20
Afra Rafeeq, who died this week, had raised millions of rupees to help get a crucial drug for her baby brother.
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Patrick Vallance: One of government's chief Covid advisers is stepping down

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 18:28
Boris Johnson said he was "immensely grateful" for Sir Patrick's advice and expertise during the pandemic.
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Junior doctors' pay offer concerns hospital leaders

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 17:01
The morale of junior doctors will be damaged by a lower pay rise than other staff, hospitals in England say.
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Pig organs partially revived hour after death

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 16:01
Study could transform access to organs for transplant by reversing some of the damage caused after death.
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Drug deaths: Record number of fatalities in Wales

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 13:05
A record number of drug misuse deaths are reported in Wales for 2021, with a 41% rise.
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Archie Battersbee: Parents take case to European Court of Human Rights

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 09:37
The 12-year-old's life support was due to be withdrawn on Wednesday morning.
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Over 100,000 monkeypox vaccines procured, government says

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 06:28
The majority of the nearly 2,500 confirmed monkeypox cases in England are in London.
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Epic challenge for MND cyclist who has defied the odds

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 06:24
Davy Zyw did not think he would still be alive four years after being told he has motor neurone disease.
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Archie Battersbee: Family loses appeal to Supreme Court

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 18:21
Supreme Court verdict says the Court of Appeal "made the correct decision" over the 12-year-old's care.
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Archie Battersbee: Who decides when life support ends?

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 17:04
Tragically, for a small number of children who become critically ill each year, medicine reaches its limits.
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Polio: Virus found in wastewater of New York City suburb

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 16:09
Health officials are urging vaccinations against polio after the first US case in a decade was found.
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Jamal Edwards: Cocaine sparked death of entrepreneur, coroner concludes

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 12:05
A toxicology report finds evidence of cocaine use, which probably caused the entrepreneur's death.
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Make body-image warnings on retouched photos the law, MPs say

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 00:50
Harmful body expectations mean ads should carry warnings if model photos are digitally altered, MPs say.
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