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Universities inspired to spot students with mental health concerns

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 18:19
The father of a student who took his life at university has helped set up a scheme to support students.

Gay HIV transmission with treatment is 'zero risk', study confirms

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:43
A European study followed 972 male couples, where one was living with HIV, over an eight-year period.

'It's not life-threatening but it is life-changing'

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:10
Clare Mount will always remember the evening of Christmas Day 2003 as "the night that stole my smile".

Bell's palsy: 'I woke and the night had stolen my smile'

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:10
Thousands of people with Bell's palsy are struggling to get timely treatment, a charity says.

Life-saving kidney delivered by drone

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 16:06
The US flight required a specially-designed drone which was able to maintain and monitor the organ.

Ella Kissi-Debrah: New inquest into girl's 'pollution' death

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:10
Ella Kissi-Debrah, 9, suffered a fatal asthma attack thought to have been brought on by pollution.

Dementia: The greatest health challenge of our time

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:12
Someone is diagnosed every three seconds with dementia - one of the world's top killers. Is there any hope?

Obesity: How to help your child eat healthily

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 05:22
As one UK city reduces child obesity rates, a look at the best approach for parents and carers.

The power of music: Vicky McClure's dementia choir

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 01:14
There's evidence music can ameliorate symptoms of dementia - and also bring vital moments of joy.

‘Bombarded by vile words’: My trouble with trolls

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 00:00
Is our legal system failing victims of online abuse? Beauty blogger Tess Daly says trolls targeting people with disabilities aren't being held to account.

Blood scandal victims give testimonies

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 21:52
Victims of the contaminated blood scandal have been giving testimonies about how it affected their lives.

Blood scandal teens made pact to discover their killer

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 18:21
Stephen Nicholls told an inquiry into blood contamination that he was the only one of his friends still alive.

Vertonghen head injury: The rules in different sports

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 15:52
Jan Vertonghen's head injury has sparked a debate on concussion. How is it handled in other sports?

Has Leeds cracked the obesity problem?

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 13:18
The city is being lauded for success in reducing the waistlines of young children. Should others follow its lead?

Cwm Taf chairman admits 'we have failed' on maternity care

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:12
The chairman of a health board at the centre of a damning report says "we have failed".

Contaminated blood victim: 'He knew he was dying... I wasn't there for him'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 19:40
Derek Martindale gave emotional testimony about how contaminated blood affected him and his brother.

New type of dementia identified

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 17:01
Experts say the dementia discovery - the most important for years - could help find new, effective treatments.

Cwm Taf maternity: Mothers ignored and made to feel worthless

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:31
Mothers speaking to the Cwm Taf maternity review "overwhelmingly" had distressing experiences.

Blood inquiry evidence 'harrowing and chilling'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:20
Chairman praises bravery of victims as public inquiry into contaminated blood scandal begins.

Gosport hospital deaths: Police launch new inquiry

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:26
An inquiry found more than 450 patients died after being given painkillers at Gosport hospital.


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