Saturday, 20 April 2019


01/24/2019 - 11:18

Fear of a vaccine's side effects is the top reason for people refusing them, a report from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests.


01/03/2019 - 16:02

A woman who led high-profile campaigns to raise awareness of sepsis after the death of her son in 2014 has been appointed an MBE.

William Mead died from...

01/03/2019 - 16:00

Spinal surgery for unborn babies with the birth defect spina bifida is to be made routinely available on the NHS in England,...

12/27/2018 - 04:08

When actor Stephen McGann recently tweeted about his frustration with people who pressurised others to drink alcohol, he received an outpouring of support on social media.

12/20/2018 - 15:25

Gently stroking a baby reduces activity in their brain associated with painful experiences, a study has found.

The study, by University of Oxford and...

12/16/2018 - 15:08

A federal judge in the US state of Texas has ruled that a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional.


12/16/2018 - 15:05

A US passenger plane travelling from Seattle to Dallas was forced to turn back hours into its flight because a human heart had been left on board.


12/16/2018 - 15:03

Regular weigh-ins at home, plus simple weight-loss tips, could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas, according to a new study.

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