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Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 17:46
Scientists have made a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract to experiment on.

Mother gave cannabis to son who fought rare form of cancer

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 16:20
Callie Blackwell said she was terrified of her teenage son "dying in pain".

Measles outbreak across Europe

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 13:49
The World Health Organization says cases are climbing where immunisation coverage has dropped.

How Tetris therapy could help patients

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 12:07
Doctors have been using the 1980s video game in a UK emergency department.

Meningitis outbreak kills at least 140 in Nigeria

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 11:23
The disease has infected more than 1,000 people in one of the worst outbreaks for years.

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

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:00
Deborah was feeling "under the weather" for about a year, before being diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Cancer diagnosis: 'Looking for needle in a haystack'

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 07:39
UCLH's chief medical officer explains new cancer diagnosis tools

Stray to saviour

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 01:31
How a rescue dog is helping people to get out of hospital more quickly.

Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 01:22
The tool will calculate the risk of the disease based on blood tests, symptoms and a GP's advice.

NHS funding review for gluten-free food

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 00:47
Doctors could also be told to stop prescribing suncream, travel vaccines and cough and cold remedies.

Scars on stage

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 00:39
US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars.

Mesh implant campaigners 'betrayed' by report publication

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 17:15
Two campaigners against mesh implants say they are "dismayed and disgusted" at the publication of a "watered down" report into their use.

'How drawing helped me to talk about my feelings'

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 16:46
Poet and author Michael Rosen talks about how drawing helped him to open up about his feelings after his son died.

Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital 'fake doctor' escapes jail sentence

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 15:28
Julie Higgins falsely claimed she had located transplant organs for terminally ill patient Angela Murray.

'I worried I might not be able to have kids'

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 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.

Ministers refuse to bail out Welsh NHS health boards

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 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.

Treatment for endometriosis 'unacceptable'

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

Kidney-donation pals celebrate transplant op success

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 01:30
The best friends are now planning a skydive and a "few beers" after a successful kidney transplant.

NHS bosses 'spent half of extra Autumn Statement cash on outside services'

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 00:55
About half of a £2bn boost from the 2014 Autumn Statement was spent outside the NHS, research finds.

Non-terminal patient fights right to die law

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