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What happens when you're sleep deprived?

2 hours 35 min ago
A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.

Magnets used to control flickering eyes

5 hours 22 min ago
A case study has shown how magnetic implants in the eye can successfully control the movement of the eye.

Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'

10 hours 40 min ago
Researchers find 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.

Women left 'scarred' after vaginal mesh implants

16 hours 30 min ago
A group of women in NI say they have been left scarred after having vaginal mesh implants.

Wait for justice

19 hours 45 min ago
Private patients expect the best treatment, but what happens if things go wrong?

Seven hospitalised amid Oldham drug warning

20 hours 30 min ago
Anyone who has taken "magic" or "pink champagne" should seek urgent medical attention, say police.

NHS hernia mesh repairs 'leaving patients in chronic pain'

21 hours 22 min ago
The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain".

NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'

21 hours 25 min ago
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.

BMA chief: NHS is 'running on fumes'

22 hours 19 min ago
One of Britain's most senior doctors claims ministers are "picking the pockets" of NHS staff.

How Syrian refugees battle against cancer

22 hours 35 min ago
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.

10 miscarriages, still trying

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 07:47
Jen Bickel has endured several rounds of IVF and two ectopic pregnancies but she has not yet given up hope of having a baby.

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 03:56
There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.

Out of control

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 00:24
Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'

Midge Ure and Tony Hadley back Kenny Thomas daughter appeal

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 09:14
Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.

UK's first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 06:55
Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later.

Kid, 4, steals show during sickle cell Derbyshire chat

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 19:37
Gabriel, 4, gets distracted on set during a Victoria Derbyshire discussion on sickle cell disease.

'Asthma is a killer - it took away my miracle daughter'

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 17:01
The mother of a 10-year-old asthma victim calls for the condition to be taken more seriously.

Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 05:48
Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.

Danger map reveals health threat zone

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 02:24
South America could be home to the next major threat to the world's health, researchers say.

Ebola virus burial teams 'saved thousands of lives'

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 23:07
A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

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