Health

Don’t be complacent over laughing gas risks, say nurses

The public is too complacent about the risks of laughing gas, nurses are warning. The gas – nitrous..

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‘Broken’ care system for most vulnerable

Patients with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities are being let down by a "brok..

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Spina bifida: Keyhole surgery repairs baby spine in womb

Media playback is unsupported on your device In a UK first, doctors have used keyhole surgery to su..

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NHS ‘should not prescribe acne drug’

The parents of young people who have killed themselves and patients unable to have sex are calling f..

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Less chemotherapy better for older or frail patients with advanced stomach and oesophageal cancers

Less chemotherapy is as effective at controlling disease for elderly or frail patients with advanced..

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Skin and breast cancer drugs approved for NHS use in Scotland

Two cancer drugs have been approved for patients on the NHS in Scotland. An immunotherapy for some p..

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Ward closures among UK hospital contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

LONDON — A no-deal Brexit will severely impact hospital services and could even prompt ward closures..

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Finland is becoming Europes Japan

Antti Rinne won a general election promising to fix Finlands welfare state. The big challenge now fa..

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Training Britains doctors — in Poland

WARSAW, Poland — Brexit uncertainty isnt stopping the U.K.s National Health Service from hiring doct..

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Where microplastics come from …

Look almost anywhere — in your food, in your water, in your body — and youre likely to find micropla..

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