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Duchess of Cambridge warns addiction can happen to anyone

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 15:43
The Duchess of Cambridge warns of the "devastating impact" of the pandemic on addiction rates.

Covid-19: New mutation of Delta variant under close watch in UK

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 11:41
Scientists are studying it to better understand how much of a threat it may pose.

Alta Fixsler: Toddler dies in hospice after parents' legal battle fails

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 11:16
A judge ruled Alta Fixsler's life support should be withdrawn in a hospice rather than at home.

'Heaviest' kidneys removed in high-risk operation

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 06:37
Warren Higgs speaks before and after having his kidneys, which weighed more than five stone (35kg), removed.

Covid: Why are UK cases so high?

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 02:03
The UK has higher infections than most of its neighbours, as scientists fear a difficult winter.

Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 00:04
The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.

Baby loss awareness: Our experience should not be a 'whispered secret'

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 23:00
Doctors booked a termination for Sharon Gorvett, but no one discussed her options with her.

Covid: Is the pace of the vaccine booster rollout too slow?

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 16:52
Critics worry the rollout is happening too slowly in England to best protect people ahead of winter.

Great Ormond Street: Girl's heart transplant helping to cut wait times

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 16:30
Lucy is thought to be the oldest child to receive a donor heart that did not match her blood type.

Tom Parker: Brain cancer treatment needs 'massive improvement'

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 15:40
After the Wanted star's diagnosis, he wants to raise awareness to improve treatment and research.

Positive trial results for Valneva Covid vaccine

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 14:45
Blood results show it gets the body to mount an immune response to fight coronavirus.

Covid in Scotland: Vaccine passport scheme enforceable by law

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 08:58
Nightclubs and large events can only allow entry to people who can show they have had two Covid jabs.

Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases

Sun, 10/17/2021 - 00:04
Medical science has transformed the pandemic and put rocket boosters on ambitions for new vaccines.

Covid tests: I trusted my PCR results

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:35
People share their stories of having negative PCR tests after positive lateral flow results.

Investigation ordered into Wolverhampton Covid lab test failings

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:28
A lab in Wolverhampton is suspended as 43,000 people in England and Wales are potentially affected.

Covid test lab in Wolverhampton suspended over wrong results

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 08:59
Around 43,000 people may have been wrongly told their test for Covid-19 was negative.

Covid: False negative Covid test results confirmed at Newbury Showground

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 04:11
Some people who took tests in Berkshire earlier this month may have wrongly been given the all-clear.

Stillbirth rate high for black and Asian babies in UK

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:55
The figures come despite improving numbers overall, with some 610 fewer stillbirths in 2019 than in 2013.

GP rescue plan to boost face-to-face consultations

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 04:02
Extra £250m available to pay for locum staff to help practices in England improve access over winter.

Covid: Lateral flow tests more accurate than first thought, study finds

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 03:54
Positive results from the widely-used rapid Covid tests should be trusted, say UCL researchers.