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James Paget Hospital patient evicted after two years

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:30:56 GMT

A hospital patient who occupied a bed for more than years was evicted after a hospital applied for a court order.



MRI scanning for prostate cancer biggest advance 'in decades'

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:54:48 GMT

The biggest leap in diagnosing prostate cancer "in decades" has been made using new scanning equipment, say doctors and campaigners.



Inside lab where Mers vaccine made

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:10:40 GMT

Tulip Mazumdar visits the Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford where scientists are developing vaccines for all three of the shortlisted viruses.



Bill Gates: Ebola crisis handling had lack of 'clarity'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:17:52 GMT

Bill Gates backs vaccine project which could prevent epidemics like Ebola spreading



Virus lottery: What could be next epidemic?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:05:18 GMT

Scientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.



NHS Wales chief says winter pressures 'very challenging'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:09:52 GMT

The head of NHS Wales says A&E units and the ambulance service have faced exceptional challenges this winter.



Stroke survivor: Virtual Reality helped me walk again

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:51:44 GMT

Shannon Mackey has been using virtual reality physiotherapy sessions to help learn to walk again after suffering a stroke.



The trauma centres helping veteran amputees

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:05:36 GMT

A network of trauma centres has opened across the UK to allow the NHS to treat veterans.



Hepatitis C patient's agonising wait for drug treatment

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:18:23 GMT

Ben Franklin from London was diagnosed with Hepatitis C nine months ago but is still waiting for a new drug which could cure his condition.