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Bowel cancer: 'I've cried, shouted and planned my funeral'

4 hours 54 min ago
Deborah was feeling "under the weather" for about a year, before being diagnosed with bowel cancer.
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Cancer diagnosis: 'Looking for needle in a haystack'

5 hours 15 min ago
UCLH's chief medical officer explains new cancer diagnosis tools
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Stray to saviour

11 hours 23 min ago
How a rescue dog is helping people to get out of hospital more quickly.
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Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s

11 hours 31 min ago
The tool will calculate the risk of the disease based on blood tests, symptoms and a GP's advice.
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NHS funding review for gluten-free food

12 hours 6 min ago
Doctors could also be told to stop prescribing suncream, travel vaccines and cough and cold remedies.
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Scars on stage

12 hours 14 min ago
US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars.
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Mesh implant campaigners 'betrayed' by report publication

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:15
Two campaigners against mesh implants say they are "dismayed and disgusted" at the publication of a "watered down" report into their use.
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'How drawing helped me to talk about my feelings'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:46
Poet and author Michael Rosen talks about how drawing helped him to open up about his feelings after his son died.
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Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital 'fake doctor' escapes jail sentence

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 15:28
Julie Higgins falsely claimed she had located transplant organs for terminally ill patient Angela Murray.
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'I worried I might not be able to have kids'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:09
Denise Campbell Brown married her husband in September last year. On honeymoon she discovered she had fibroids, a condition that affects around one in three women.
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Ministers refuse to bail out Welsh NHS health boards

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 06:11
Four health boards which are due to see their overall budget deficits triple in size will not be bailed out, the Welsh Government says.
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Treatment for endometriosis 'unacceptable'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 02:36
Women with endometriosis aren't getting diagnosed quickly enough and treatment is "unacceptable", say MPs.
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Kidney-donation pals celebrate transplant op success

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 01:30
The best friends are now planning a skydive and a "few beers" after a successful kidney transplant.
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NHS bosses 'spent half of extra Autumn Statement cash on outside services'

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 00:55
About half of a £2bn boost from the 2014 Autumn Statement was spent outside the NHS, research finds.
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Non-terminal patient fights right to die law

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 00:46
Omid - who suffers an incurable, but not terminal, condition - aims to take his case to the High Court.
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'Fake research' comes under scrutiny

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 00:41
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests.
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Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers - MPs

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 00:39
The rules on junk food advertising should also be tougher, MPs on the Health Select Committee say.
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Jeremy Hunt 'sorry' NHS 111 call did not spot boy's sepsis

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 17:19
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addressed a memorial service for William Mead who died aged one.
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Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy makes 'big improvement'

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 09:34
A girl with cerebral palsy who once modelled for a clothes retailer has seen her condition improve.
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Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 02:48
Trips to empty the bladder were reduced and quality of life improved, a study found.
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