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Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell 'remarkably promising'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:20
A treatment for the cancer that killed Tessa Jowell could help to extend lives, a trial suggests.
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Woman killed herself after ovaries removed without consent

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:54
Lucinda Methuen-Campbell had been in pain for years but it got worse after a bowel operation.
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Woman killed herself after ovaries removed without consent

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:54
Lucinda Methuen-Campbell had been in pain for years but it got worse after a bowel operation.
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One in 25 children aged 10 or 11 'severely obese'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:12
The figures for 10 and 11-year-olds are a further wake-up call, the Local Government Association says.
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One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 15:38
France sees the steepest drop in daily smokers for over a decade as anti-smoking regulations bite.
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One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 15:38
France sees the steepest drop in daily smokers for over a decade as anti-smoking regulations bite.
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Hunt 'determined' to eliminate doctors' gender pay gap

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 08:02
Female doctors are paid on average £10,000 less than male doctors in England, figures show.
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Review to 'eliminate gender pay gap among doctors'

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 00:00
Female doctors are paid on average £10,000 less than male doctors in England, figures show.
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Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 14:03
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
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Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 14:03
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
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YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 09:24
Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.
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YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 00:33
Researchers are calling for more protection for children online, particularly on social media channels.
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Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 14:59
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, DR Congo says it can contain the deadly Ebola virus.
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BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 14:01
5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.
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BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 14:01
5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.
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Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:11
A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.
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Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:11
A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.
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Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:02
A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.
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Sheffield student with cleft lip bullied for the way he looked

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:25
A 13-year-old boy bullied because of his cleft lip is working with a charity to help others like him.
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Sheffield student with cleft lip bullied for the way he looked

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:25
A 13-year-old boy bullied because of his cleft lip is working with a charity to help others like him.
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