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Louise Webb says she waited six hours in hospital for her daughter Lily to be seen by a paediatrician.
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The man opened fire at the hospital in Ostrava before going on the run and shooting himself dead.
1 hour ago • BBC News

The patient said she was "traumatised" after feeling pain during surgery at Yeovil Hospital last year.
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Members of the Royal College of Nursing are refusing to do things like working unpaid hours.
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A UK coroner warns there could be more deaths unless regulation is tightened.
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European guidelines on a form of heart disease are under review, following a Newsnight investigation.
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Income from fees jumps 10% in a year, with hourly charges of up to £4 levied.
12 hours ago • BBC News

Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky has declined to appear at a U.S. congressional hearing set for Tuesday on the safety of the company's Baby..
12 hours ago • Reuters

Bluebird bio Inc and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday reported encouraging initial data from an ongoing early-stage study testing their experimental therapy for..
14 hours ago • Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Older adults who are exposed to tiny particles in air pollution for just a day or two are more likely to be hospitalized for a wide variety of..
15 hours ago • Reuters

Sanofi SA said on Monday it would end its research efforts in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as part of a revamp that will narrow the number of its..
14 hours ago • Reuters

Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky has declined to appear at a U.S. congressional hearing set for Tuesday on the safety of the company's Baby..
15 hours ago • Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Babies who are born too early may be more likely to develop diabetes as children and young adults than full-term infants, a new study..
15 hours ago • Reuters

Sanofi on Monday said it would end its research efforts in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as part of a reorganization plan that will narrow the number of..
15 hours ago • Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Even with measles outbreaks common in many parts of the world, doctors and parents are often not opting to have children vaccinated before..
17 hours ago • Reuters

Shante Turay-Thomas died after falling ill at her family home in Wood Green last year.
18 hours ago • BBC News

France's health and environment agency said on Monday it was banning dozens of glyphosate-based weedkillers, most of the volume of such products sold in France,..
19 hours ago • Reuters

A trial finds that Olaparib tablets can significantly slow down progression of the disease.
23 hours ago • BBC News

If you can tackle a tough workout, that may bode well for your longevity, new research suggests.
22 hours ago • Newsmax

Levels of possible cancer-causing chemicals in metformin diabetes medications are under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
22 hours ago • Newsmax

Prescription-grade CBD may help control hard-to-treat seizures caused by a rare genetic disorder, a preliminary study suggests.
22 hours ago • Newsmax

Pharma giant puts $2.5n price on unprofitable San Diego-based company
21 hours ago • FT.com

Zak Tiemann picked up his daughters from school early this Halloween. Zayleeana, 3, and Zoey, 5, were beaming with excitement as they donned their "Frozen"..
21 hours ago • Reuters

Austria's caretaker leader on Monday made clear she would not sign into law the European Union's first national ban on the weedkiller glyphosate due to a..
21 hours ago • Reuters

There's an old saying: "you are what you eat." And sometimes a simple, smart food switch can improve your health tremendously.
22 hours ago • Newsmax

If you feel that you constantly "gotta go" or you are always looking for a bathroom, you may be suffering from overactive bladder, or OAB.
22 hours ago • Newsmax

If you have a neurological disorder, a video chat with your doctor might be as good as an office visit for checking on your condition.
22 hours ago • Newsmax

French health and environment agency ANSES said on Monday it was banning glyphosate-based weedkillers that represent most of the volume of such products sold in..
23 hours ago • Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a novel case by Arizona seeking to recover billions of dollars that the state has said that members of the Sackler..
22 hours ago • Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky restriction requiring doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to women seeking an abortion,..
22 hours ago • Reuters

Jack Williment-Barr was photographed lying on a pile of coats and breathing through an oxygen mask.
22 hours ago • BBC News

The first generic versions of the multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The three generic versions of..
23 hours ago • Newsmax

Pharma group hopes Synthorx acquisition will combat falling revenues in core units
1 day ago • FT.com

The Dutch government on Monday announced plans to include nitrous oxide -- better known as laughing gas -- on its "black list" of forbidden drugs, in response to..
1 day ago • Reuters

An Austrian law banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first such national ban in the European Union, cannot go into force on Jan. 1 as planned..
1 day ago • Reuters

Dr Livingston was inspired to join the stem cell donor register after his mum had cancer in 2014.
3 days ago • BBC News

Three years after being told he has a terminal illness, rugby legend Doddie Weir refuses to give it an inch.
4 days ago • BBC News

A mother whose baby got meningitis because of Group B Strep says all pregnant women should be tested.
3 days ago • BBC News

‘Neural laces’ linking the brain to computers offer new scope for treatments
1 day ago • FT.com

Rapid advances in technology from bioelectronics to gene therapy offer new ways to treat many illnesses. But medical breakthroughs bring with them new questions..
1 day ago • FT.com

Margaret Hamburg on the intersection of science and responsibility
1 day ago • FT.com

Single treatment using advanced microsurgery can cure condition for life
1 day ago • FT.com

Biotechs race to serve patients stuck on waiting lists for organs
1 day ago • FT.com

Replacement skin, livers and bladders on horizon
1 day ago • FT.com

Mini-organs grown from human stem cells can test drug effectiveness
1 day ago • FT.com

Latest treatments with price tags as high as $2m require new financing models
1 day ago • FT.com

A "life-changing" mental health service in hospitals is now being rolled out to GPs surgeries.
2 days ago • BBC News

Volunteers in the New Zealand city of Rotorua are preparing two dozen white-lined coffins to be transported to Samoa at the end of the week as the..
2 days ago • Reuters

A deadly virus called Nipah carried by bats has already caused human outbreaks across South and South East Asia and has "serious epidemic potential", global..
2 days ago • Reuters

Chris Hopson says election debate has "fallen short" with regard to long-term solutions for the NHS.
2 days ago • BBC News

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