Contaminated blood scandal: Inquiry ‘must uncover truth’

Inquiry hears emotional testimonies by patients caught up in the “worst-ever NHS treatment disaster”.
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Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100

Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire.
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‘I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C’

When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her.
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NHS to save ‘hundreds of millions’ in landmark drug ruling

Doctors say the savings could amount to significant improvements in patient care.
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‘Don’t go cold turkey’ to quit smoking

The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit.
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Yoghurts (even organic ones) ‘full of sugar’

Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume.
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Pregnancy weight gain ‘going unmeasured’

Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.
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Deaths spiked during UK heatwave

When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows.
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‘Aspirin-a-day risky in old age’ – major study

Major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day.
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Vapers rise ‘to more than three million’ in Britain

Some still believe e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking, a public health charity says.
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‘My girl’s meningitis was diagnosed as ear infection’

A charity warns the NHS must be more vigilant over deadly meningitis and sepsis cases.
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Cancer waiting times ‘at worst level ever’ in England

The key 62-day target for treatment to start has not been hit since December 2015 in England.
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Women ‘struggling to access contraception’

Doctors warn that contraceptive access is at a “crossroads”, with services being cut across England.
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Middle-aged should have ‘drink-free’ days, say campaigners

The campaign comes as drinkers say cutting back on alcohol is harder than eating healthily or exercising.
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Dementia patients ‘come alive’ in singing classes

Pauline Goodger was amazed when mum Alma, 90, “sang from memory” at the sessions in Nottingham.
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Lung transplant waiting list rise prompts donation plea

Ageing donors and the challenge of matching organs mean lungs are in short supply.
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Inquiry after 54 deaths at Russells Hall Hospital’s A&E

Inspectors raised concerns after examining Russells Hall Hospital’s death records.
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‘Gross failure’ in Kayden Urmston-Bancroft death

Kayden Urmston-Bancroft died of natural causes “contributed to by neglect”, a coroner concludes.
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Deal for NHS to offer exciting new child cancer therapy

The cutting-edge treatment is expensive but could potentially cure children with advanced leukaemia.
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Doctors told to ditch Latin and use ‘plain English’

Doctors must learn a new skill – writing letters that are easier for patients to understand, guidelines say.
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‘Without a heart donor I might not make it’

Gareth Evans has needed a new heart for nine years – showing how more donors are needed, the NHS says.
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Record demand for sexual health services amid spending cuts

Clinics in England say they are struggling to meet a huge increase in visits.
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Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

A new technique picks out patterns in DNA mutation within cancers to forecast future genetic changes.
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Numbers of elderly in 24-hour care set to double by 2035

The social care system is “at breaking point”, a local government official warns.
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Government proposes energy drinks ban for children

High levels of sugar and caffeine have been linked to obesity and other health issues.
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Fifth of 14-year-old girls in UK ‘have self-harmed’

Stereotypes around gender and worries about looks contribute to children’s unhappiness, a report says.
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Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba: GMC boss told position is ‘untenable’

A union leader claims doctors’ confidence in the GMC has collapsed over the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case.
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‘I vomit 30 times a day’ – Caitlin’s dilemma

Perth teenager Caitlin White says all the options of treatment open to her come with health risks.
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Procrastination – it’s all in the mind

Scans show differences in the brains of those who love to put things offs compared with the “doers”.
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Abortion pill can be taken at home in England, under new plan

The change means women will be able to take the second abortion pill at home rather than in a clinic.
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No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

The researchers say that the health risks of drinking outweigh any possible benefits.
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Use honey first for a cough, new guidelines say

Antibiotics should rarely be given for coughs – in most cases they do little to help, officials say.
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Children ‘getting sight problems because of eye test delays’

A quarter of school-age children have not had a test, putting them at risk of sight problems, a survey finds.
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Steam treatment for big prostates approved on NHS

NHS hospitals can start offering it to men with benign prostate enlargement, says regulator.
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Measles cases hit record high in Europe

More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.
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Child passive smoking ‘increases chronic lung risk’

A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.
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Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

Child health experts say the rise is “alarming” and more should be done to reduce obesity.
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E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

E-cigarettes are much less harmful than tobacco and shouldn’t be treated the same way, MPs warn.
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The radio ‘saved my little girl’s life’

A large trial in Burkina Faso suggests listening to the radio could improve child health.
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Struck-off Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba wins appeal to work again

Dr Bawa-Garba was convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a young boy.
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The unpleasant reason men navigate better than women

Scientists show innate ability is not the explanation for men navigating better than women.
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Weedkiller glyphosate ‘doesn’t cause cancer’ – Bayer

The new owner of the Monsanto group insists glyphosate use is safe despite a cancer payout.
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Bowel cancer screening to start earlier at age 50 in England

This will lower the starting age by 10 years in some areas and bring England in line with Scotland.
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Heatwave blamed for record A&E attendances in England

A&E attendances in England in July were at the highest level since records began in 2010.
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Women ‘need to know egg freezing risk’

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists warns about low success rates and high costs.
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Women doctors ‘best for female heart patients’

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive if they are treated by a female doctor, a study suggests.
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UK among worst for life expectancy rises

Increases to life expectancy in the UK have stalled since 2011, data from the ONS reveals.
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Opt-out organ donation ‘in place by 2020’ for England

Adults in England will be presumed to consent to donating their organs under “Max’s Law”.
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Vaginal thrush ‘a growing problem worldwide’

Three out of four women develop thrush at least once and 6% suffer repeatedly, scientists say.
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Surgeons’ ‘toxic’ rows added to mortality rate, says report

A report into the cardiac unit at a London hospital said the team was consumed by a “dark force”.
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Facebook and Instagram introduce time limit tool

Users will be able to restrict time spent on the app, but some people say it doesn’t go far enough.
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Life on steroids: ‘It’s my personal choice’

Inside a steroid clinic in Newport, south Wales – the first of its kind in the UK.
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Vagina rejuvenating therapies ‘pose serious risk’

These cosmetic procedures pose a serious risk of burns, scarring and recurring pain, warn experts.
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Supreme Court backs agreed end-of-life decisions

Legal permission will no longer be needed to end care for patients in a permanent vegetative state.
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Millions miss out on seven-day GP access

Government says it is on track to meet its target, but Labour says it has “broken its promises” on extended care.
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Scottish government to double funding for breastfeeding

An extra £2m is to be given to health boards in Scotland to offer help to mums who want to breastfeed their babies for longer.
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Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall reveals second miscarriage

The Queen’s granddaughter says it has been “too raw” to talk about until now.
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Scroll Free September: Social media users urged to log off

Social media users are being asked to try Scroll Free September, as part of a public health campaign.
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Older mothers: Brigitte Nielsen baby at 54 sparks debate

The numbers of older mothers are growing, but what are the health risks?
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‘Vindication’ for woman who wanted ME on death certificate

Merryn Crofts is only the second person in the UK to have the illness recorded on her death certificate.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Police announce new probe

Police will carry out a fourth investigation into the deaths of patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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Regular heatwaves ‘will kill thousands’

The current hot conditions could become the new normal for British summers within 30 years, MPs say.
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Nurses’ pay: Union chief apologises over mix-up

Nurses have complained on social media their pay went up by much less than their union had promised.
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HPV jab will be given to boys, government says

Adolescent boys in England will now get the vaccine for which girls are already eligible.
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‘Dangerous complacency’ to global HIV epidemic risks resurgence

The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn.
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Private firms cash in on over-stretched NHS

Hospitals, ambulances and mental health services are spending £1bn a year on care from outside the NHS.
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HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says

Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says.
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Editing human embryos ‘morally permissible’

An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution.
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Hot summer leading to ‘toxic’ algae

Blooms have flourished during the warm spell but they pose a health risk to humans and animals.
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Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

It is the largest payout over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products cause cancer.
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Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS

Horsefly bites are painful and can lead to a skin infection that may require antibiotics, say doctors.
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Seven-year-old granted cannabis licence

It is the first time a long-term license for the use of the drug is granted in the UK under the new panel system.
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The eye doctor who could not see the stars

Dr Andrew Bastawrous has invented an app that has been shown in clinical trials to help more children see clearly.
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Mencap wins ‘unaffordable’ overnight back pay appeal

The charity argued it would be forced out of business by a £400m bill for the past six years.
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Emerging sex disease MG ‘could become next superbug’

It can lead to an infection of the reproductive organs in women that can cause infertility.
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Immediate stop to NHS mesh operations

Mesh must not be routinely used to treat women with stress urinary incontinence, NHS England told.
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Womb cancer: ‘I could have suffered less with earlier diagnosis’

It is the fourth most common cancer in UK women but few know the symptoms to look out for.
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HIV vaccine shows promise in human trial

The “mosaic” vaccine produced an anti-HIV immune-system response in tests on 393 people.
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Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears

A major supplier to UK supermarkets recalls 43 products over fears they contain the bacteria listeria.
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‘I never thought I’d be alive to pay back my huge debt’

A mental health charity says people with debt problems are twice as likely to develop major depression.
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Swansea beach BBQ burns skin off feet of boy aged two

“His blisters had to be burst and the damaged skin scraped off,” the boy’s mother said.
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Billy Caldwell: Emergency medicine licence enables boy to return to NI

NI health department issues emergency licence allowing doctors to treat young boy with medicinal cannabis.
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Nurse Lucy Letby arrested over Chester Hospital baby deaths

Detectives are searching a house connected to Lucy Letby after the deaths of eight babies at a hospital.
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Sperm quality improved by adding nuts to diet, study says

Men who ate about two handfuls of nuts a day improved sperm count and vitality, a study finds.
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Countess of Chester Hospital: Woman held in baby deaths probe

A healthcare professional is being held over the deaths of eight babies at a Cheshire hospital.
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Should Love Island surgery ads be banned?

The head of NHS England is concerned cosmetic surgery adverts in Love Island put pressure on viewers.
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Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

The treatment is aimed at women who are at risk of becoming infertile, such as those who receive chemotherapy.
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NHS planning ‘extensively’ for no-deal Brexit

The boss of NHS England says ensuring medical supplies continue is “right at the top of the list”.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Nurses were ‘making patients comfortable’

More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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NHS England to stop ‘ineffective’ treatments

Tonsils removal and breast reductions are among 17 procedures that will be offered to fewer patients.
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Seeing the same doctor over time ‘lowers death rates’

Continuity of care really is a matter of life and death, a review of studies suggests.
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Deprived areas ‘have five times more fast food outlets’

Local authorities should restrict planning applications for fast food outlets, Public Health England says.
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Patients criticised for rating GPs’ looks on social media

Images are being shared without doctors’ consent, the British Medical Association’s annual meeting hears.
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Tax over-40s for old age care, say MPs

The cross-party groups also say retired people with generous pensions and investments should pay too.
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NHS ‘poor’ on treating deadly illnesses

The UK system criticised on its track record of caring for heart attacks, strokes and cancer.
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University student suicide rates revealed

The Office for National Statistics publishes higher education suicide rates for the first time.
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Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

New measures also aim to limit junk food ads and end the sale of energy drinks to children.
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Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep

Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.
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WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts

Experts say the WHO’s decision risks “pathologising” a behaviour that is harmless for most people.
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Cases of cancer in elderly to surge by 2035, report says

By 2035 about 234,000 over-75s will get cancer each year – up from 130,000 now, a report estimates.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

There was “disregard for human life” in prescribing drugs at the Gosport hospital, a report finds.
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Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

But Home Secretary Sajid Javid says the ban on recreational use of the drug will continue.
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NHS funding: Theresa May unveils £20bn boost

The PM says it will be part-funded by a “Brexit dividend” but Labour says this is a “hypothetical” windfall.
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Cannabis oil row: Epileptic boy will have supply returned

Twelve-year-old to get oil for “medical emergency” after it was confiscated, home secretary says.
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Children in England consuming ‘twice as much sugar as recommended’

Youngsters in England have consumed their recommended 2018 sugar allowance before the end of June.
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Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed?

How bad is a lack of fitness in middle age and is it condemning you to bad health in the future?
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Could your medications be making you depressed?

A US study finds many commonly-used drugs may increase the risk of the condition.
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More cuts to care on way – council chiefs

Vulnerable elderly and disabled people will lose out, campaigners warn, as councils feel the squeeze.
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New measures to protect doctors after Bawa-Garba case

Jeremy Hunt says patient safety will improve if staff can learn from their mistakes.
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Tea towels ‘can cause food poisoning’

Scientists found E.coli was more likely to be found on damp towels and those used for multiple jobs.
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Birthday Honours 2018: Health workers honoured in NHS 70th year

One in eight people honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours is a health worker.
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NHS staff vote for 6.5% pay deal

More than one million NHS staff in England will receive the three-year pay deal backdated from April.
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Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid – Dr Xand van Tulleken

Low-carb diets have been around for a while but did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters, says Dr Xand van Tulleken.
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Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

Both sexually transmitted infections have gone up by about 20% in England in 2017, figures reveal.
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Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving being ‘locked’ inside her body.

Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard’s heart stopped for 40 seconds – and then she became ‘locked’ inside her body.
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Prostate cancer immune system drug results could be ‘spectacular’

Immunotherapy treatment could provide “spectacular” results for some patients, doctors say.
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Breast cancer: Test means fewer women will need chemotherapy

From Monday, about 70% of women with early stage cancer may be able to avoid the gruelling treatment.
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‘Virtual brain operation’ moves a step closer to reality

Software that can map the structure of an individual human brain is being trialled in tumour patients.
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Rise in ‘preventable’ emergency readmissions to hospital

Undiagnosed pneumonia and pressure sores are behind the rise in hospitals in England.
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Study casts doubt on ‘healthy obesity’

Fat but otherwise healthy women are still likelier to have a stroke or heart attack, a study says.
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‘Ban cartoon characters’ on unhealthy food, MPs say

Tony the Tiger and the Milky Bar Kid should no longer be used to promote items to children, MPs say.
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Vaccine for cancer that killed Tessa Jowell ‘remarkably promising’

A treatment for the cancer that killed Tessa Jowell could help to extend lives, a trial suggests.
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Hunt ‘determined’ to eliminate doctors’ gender pay gap

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

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’

Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.
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Breast screen error ‘could have been spotted earlier’

A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.
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Tax rises needed ‘to prevent NHS misery’

Influential economists argue an extra £2,000 per UK household is needed over the next 15 years.
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Campaigners in court over NHS policy

The group – backed by Prof Stephen Hawking before his death – is challenging creation of new health management bodies.
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Missing microbes ’cause’ childhood cancer

Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia, says a UK scientist.
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Patients lose hip replacement court case

Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement “not defective” in group action at High Court.
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Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?

Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?
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Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

Scientists warn this could lead to more outbreaks of disease and affect people who are already ill.
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Dementia exercise programmes ‘don’t slow brain decline’

Gym exercise programmes for people with mild to moderate dementia “don’t work”, researchers say.
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Heavy-period drug can treat brain haemorrhage

Tranexamic acid can stem dangerous bleeding in the brain, trials show.
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Nurse: ‘I’ve been hit, head-butted and taken hostage’

An A&E nurse opens up about life on the front line as the profession considers asking for body cameras.
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Severe allergic reactions in surgery ’caused by antibiotics’

Anaesthetists say deaths could have been prevented with better knowledge of patient allergies.
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‘Three-quarters of public worried about nurse staffing’

Nurse leaders brand staffing levels in NHS dangerous as public express concern about numbers.
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‘Nursing took me to the South Pole’

From expeditions in Antarctica to rescuing swimmers, three nurses tell their surprising stories.
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Foreign worker charge ‘tears families apart’

Nurses from overseas who work in the NHS should not be charged to receive healthcare, union leaders say.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan plans TfL ‘junk food’ advert ban

Mayor Sadiq Khan says a ban could tackle the “ticking time bomb” of child obesity.
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Cancer delays ‘leave patients at risk’

UK struggling to hit cancer targets as number of cancelled operations hit record high in England.
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HPV jab safe and effective, study finds

Trials show the vaccine is low risk and protects girls and young women against a virus linked to cervical cancer.
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Chronic fatigue syndrome treatment ‘should be withdrawn’

A leading expert on the illness says some people are being harmed by graded exercise therapy (GET).
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Improved mental health care funding for new mums

New and expectant mums are to benefit from improved access to mental health services in England.
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UK parks boost quality of life by £34bn

It is also estimated green spaces save the NHS about £111m a year in prevented GP visits.
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Junior doctors’ job offers withdrawn after blunder

Junior doctors face emotional and financial upheaval after an unacceptable error, a doctors’ union says.
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Breast cancer screening programme ‘does more harm than good’

A group of doctors say any women offered catch-up appointments should “carry on with their lives”.
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Regular fast food eating linked to fertility issues in women

Women who eat fast food regularly and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests.
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Worcestershire hospital ‘failed’ dead eight-year-old

A coroner recorded a narrative verdict and said not giving the boy a blood test was a “failure”.
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Breast screening error angers survivor and family of deceased

A man says his wife might have lived if she had not been one of 450,000 women who missed being screened.
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UK’s most polluted towns and cities revealed

Areas above the limit include London and Manchester, with the Welsh town Port Talbot the worst.
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Breast scan error ‘shortened up to 270 lives’ – Hunt

Hundreds of women in England may have died prematurely after failing to receive breast scan invitations.
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Trust recalls 2,500 patients over treatment fears

The recall comes after a review of a neurology consultant at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.
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Jamie Oliver calls on Theresa May to act on childhood obesity

Jamie Oliver and fellow celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall are giving evidence to MPs.
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