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Haemochromatosis 'bigger threat than we thought'

8 hours 48 min ago
Genetic disorder Haemochromatosis can cause liver failure, diabetes and severe arthritis if untreated.

'I wanted a black belt at the age of 75'

9 hours 24 min ago
This group of high kicking, power-punching pensioners prove "it's never too late to learn".

Teenage cancer survival 'on the up' in England, report finds

18 hours 9 min ago
But youngsters living in poorer areas of England had lower chances of survival, cancer data found.

World's coffee under threat, say experts

18 hours 29 min ago
Of 124 coffees in the world, we only drink two, but we need to protect all of them, say scientists.

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

18 hours 33 min ago
And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".

Obesity overtaking smoking as biggest Welsh health risk

18 hours 38 min ago
Wales' first obesity strategy wants to make eating healthier food and staying active "normal and easy".

Footballers in new concussion study

19 hours 42 sec ago
Premier League footballers are taking part in a "ground-breaking" new concussion study this season that could lead to pitch-side diagnosis.

'I’m just ill – respect me for who I am'

19 hours 7 min ago
An Edinburgh student is urging people to be more mindful when they interact with people with disabilities.

Liver transplant 'game changing' treatment approved

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 00:41
It's hoped perfusion machines that "warm livers" will increase the number of viable donated organs.

The ultrasound scan you can do yourself

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 00:17
A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).

Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 00:12
Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.

Contact lens recycling scheme launched across UK

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:10
The programme will give contact lens wearers the opportunity to recycle their lenses for free.

Rebecca Henderson: Transplant hope for rucksack heart woman

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:27
Scans show Rebecca Henderson has been clear of cancer for a year and is now eligible for a donor heart.

Family bids to get premature baby home to Wales from Vietnam

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:08
The mother of a baby girl born at 27 weeks says coming home is "the only thing keeping me going".

Breast cancer risk test 'game changer'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:07
GPs would use the online calculator to tell women their risk of getting breast cancer, say scientists.

What is the right age to lose your virginity?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:40
More than a third of women and a quarter of men think they got it wrong, research suggests.

Student makes bucket list after cancer diagnosis

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:04
Laura Nuttall had just started university when a routine eye test discovered several brain tumours.

Life-extending drug Perjeta approved for secondary breast cancer

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:48
The drug can prolong the lives of incurable breast cancer patients by up to 16 months.

Overstretched 'sandwich carers' trying to help parents and children

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:35
Carers looking after elderly parents and children face depression and stress.

Royal Papworth Hospital marks heart transplant anniversary

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:36
The hospital's first such procedure was carried out on a 44-year-old patient on 14 January 1979.

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