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Virtual reality used during cystic fibrosis treatment

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 11:10
Cystic fibrosis patients can now use virtual reality safaris to distract them from treatment.

Simon Dobbin: Brain-damaged fan gets BBC DIY SOS build

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:28
Simon Dobbin's home was transformed as part of the BBC television show.

'I'm not going to listen to you any more'

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 03:25
How avatar therapy is helping people stand up to schizophrenic voices by giving them a face.

Avatar therapy 'reduces power of schizophrenia voices'

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 00:53
Patients became less distressed and heard voices less often compared with those who had counselling.

Budget blank

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:57
After two decades of reports and reviews what's changed in social care in England?

Norwich hospital begging to patients for donations, MP says

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:03
The hospital trust is adding a plea on patient appointment letters for donations towards equipment.

Rita Ora's egg freezing in early 20s 'a positive move,' doctors say

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 13:13
The singer, now 26, said she had the procedure done as she "always wanted a big family".

Single cancer waiting times target set for NHS Wales

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:17
Better and quicker cancer care for patients is the aim from a single treatment route and target.

London's first Aids ward

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 02:07
Gideon Mendel's emotional photos of patients at the end of their lives.

Online GP consultation 'of limited use', study finds

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 02:04
A study of a pilot scheme finds there were two online consultations per 1,000 patients.

Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:32
But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.

Counting the cost of the tampon tax

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:16
What have you spent on tampons in your life, and how much of that goes to the government?

Anne Wafula-Strike: Paralympian wins train toilet payout

News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 20:20
Anne Wafula-Strike was on a three-hour train journey with an out-of-order accessible loo.

NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses

News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:51
Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.

Budget 2017: Chancellor on funding for NHS in England

News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:52
Philip Hammond says "we will always back it" and more patients were being treated by the NHS in England.

Choice of tipple 'determines different moods'

News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:15
Spirits may make you angry or tearful, while red wine or beer may make you relax, research says.

Risky behaviour

News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:11
The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies

NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog

News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:32
A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says.

Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland to start in May

News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:47
The move will raise the cost of the strongest, cheapest alcohol by setting a minimum price of 50p-per-unit.

Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers

News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:15
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.


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