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British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough

2 hours 54 min ago
British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.
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Let them eat cake!

3 hours 52 min ago
How one man revamped the menus and made food appetising again at Kingston Hospital.
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Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

5 hours 55 min ago
Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types.
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Major pancreatic cancer study launched

7 hours 26 min ago
A new pancreatic cancer project is to find ways to speed up scientific discovery to improve the survival rates of patients.
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Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests

Thu, 2017-03-23 16:00
Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug.
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The heroes who helped

Thu, 2017-03-23 12:55
There has been praise for the bravery of the emergency services and the public in the wake of the attack.
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Bed delay transfer figures reveal areas worst affected

Thu, 2017-03-23 00:37
Social care pressures blamed for delays in releasing people from hospital.
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'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor

Thu, 2017-03-23 00:34
A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing.
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Luke Jenkins death: Family receive £100,000 settlement

Wed, 2017-03-22 17:57
Luke Jenkins suffered a cardiac arrest and died after being moved from intensive care to a ward.
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Teenage pregnancies down to record low

Wed, 2017-03-22 14:08
Conceptions among under 18s are at their lowest level since 1969, official stats show.
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Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation

Tue, 2017-03-21 22:46
Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.
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How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability

Tue, 2017-03-21 18:22
Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability.
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Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby

Tue, 2017-03-21 17:17
Baby Dominique is recovering in the US after an operation to separate her from her parasitic twin.
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This teenager with Down's syndrome addressed the UN in Geneva

Tue, 2017-03-21 16:43
A teenager with Down's syndrome has addressed the United Nations in Geneva asking them "why all this testing?"
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Right-to-die case: I face unbearable death

Tue, 2017-03-21 12:22
A 67-year-old man with terminal motor neurone disease is challenging the law on assisted dying.
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Canterbury hospital junior doctors moved over lack of training

Tue, 2017-03-21 11:10
Patients are to be taken to alternative hospitals because of a lack of junior doctor training.
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Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Tue, 2017-03-21 09:12
Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.
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Online care home bed booking system aims to cut hospital bed blocking

Tue, 2017-03-21 09:06
The system is aiming to reduce hospital bed blocking with real time bookings of care home beds.
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'So proud of my children with Down's syndrome'

Tue, 2017-03-21 07:08
A mother who has two children with Down's syndrome says she wants the world to know she's proud of them.
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Baby teeth removals 'up 24% in a decade'

Tue, 2017-03-21 06:43
More than 9,000 children under four needed to go to hospital last year to have baby teeth removed.
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