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Mum blames politicians for child's spinal surgery wait

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:36
A 14-year-old County Antrim girl with scoliosis of the spine may have operation delayed by a year.

NHS agrees to fund 'life-changing' drug for seven-year-old

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:12
The child has a rare condition which could cause brain damage if his diet is not controlled.

'Mentally impaired' missing out on council tax discount

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 05:00
Local councils are accused of being slow to offer help and information to those eligible.

Running on empty

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 00:25
Every time Maya eats, she has to run off the calories - she's been ill for two years, but now she wants to go to university.

Take it or leave it

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 00:21
It is one of the strongest psychedelic drugs in the world and can trigger violent reactions, but some say its use for mental health issues should be researched.

Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 23:55
Physiotherapists say everybody should build strength exercises into their everyday lives.

NHS staff shortages 'mean patients dying alone' in hospitals

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 23:52
Thousands of nurses tell the Royal College of Nursing that care is being compromised.

How long should we wash our hands?

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 23:14
Most people aren't doing it long enough according to a new report.

What can my child eat at school?

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 18:04
As a school bans "unhealthy" foods in lunchboxes, we ask what children are allowed to eat.

Baby heart images could help reduce miscarriage, Leeds research suggests

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 15:20
One in 10 miscarriages is believed to be caused by the failure of the baby's heart to form normally.

Virtual flu

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:45
A major citizen science project will spread virtual flu with the aim of understanding how to stop the real thing.

DNA surgery on embryos removes disease

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 04:57
A Chinese team corrected the potentially fatal blood disorder beta-thalassemia.

Doing the unexpected

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:58
Hannah, 31, who has cerebral palsy fulfils her dream of playing a musical instrument.

Belle Gibson: Wellness blogger fined for fake cancer tale

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:29
An Australian court orders Belle Gibson to pay A$410,000 for misleading her readers.

Catch 22

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 22:23
Time is running out for Cary Gallant, who is going to court to get a liver transplant.

Southwest kicks woman off flight because of dog allergy

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 17:42
Southwest Airlines says the passenger was forcibly removed - but the two dogs were allowed to stay.

Will President Trump let Obamacare 'implode'?

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:34
As Republicans in Congress fail to repeal Obamacare, President Trump has hinted at other options.

Should you wipe down your gym yoga mat to avoid germs?

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:15
Doctors say shared mats can harbour bacteria and viruses, but gym-goers can avoid infections.

UK 'eliminates measles' for first time

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 09:26
The country stops the disease from freely circulating, but small numbers of cases are still occurring.

Faversham photographer finds new lease of life

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 00:45
Scott Sinden took up photography after he was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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