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Ronapreve: 'Most vulnerable' to get new Covid drug next week

Antibody therapy Ronapreve, given to Donald Trump, will be given to eligible NHS patients in... Read More
17th Sep 2021, 8:56pm

Covid calculator spots people vulnerable despite jabs

An online tool could help doctors identify those who would benefit from boosters or early... Read More
18th Sep 2021, 1:02am

Long Covid less common than feared - ONS study

One in 40 people has some long-lasting symptoms, Office for National Statistics data suggests.... Read More
17th Sep 2021, 12:47am

Women threatened over maternity care bills

A debt collection company told some women that future visas for in the UK would... Read More
17th Sep 2021, 4:27pm

First Covid booster jabs given to NHS staff

Hospitals in England and Wales can now start vaccinating healthcare workers with a booster dose.... Read More
16th Sep 2021, 1:16pm

Cawston Park: Hospital owner defends its residential homes

The former operator of Jeesal Cawston Park says an inquiry's findings do not apply to... Read More
17th Sep 2021, 11:17am

NHS Choices: Behind the headlines

NHS Choices

Health A-Z Symptoms, conditions, medicines, treatments and guides Find conditions and treatments Live well Articles, videos... Read More
31st Jan 2018, 11:33am

Cancer treatment response may be affected by gut bacteria

"Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy," BBC News reports. The news comes from research into whether people... Read More
3rd Nov 2017, 5:00pm

Could a blood test in middle age predict dementia risk?

"Tissue inflammation blood test points to dementia risk," is the headline in The Times. Researchers in... Read More
2nd Nov 2017, 5:00pm

Acid reflux drugs linked to increased stomach cancer risk

"A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled... Read More
1st Nov 2017, 5:00pm

Nutrient drink for Alzheimer's has disappointing result in trial

A new study investigating the effects of a nutrient drink for Alzheimer's disease has led... Read More
31st Oct 2017, 5:00pm

Marriage may help lower dementia risk

"Marriage and having close friends may help protect against dementia, according to Loughborough University researchers,"... Read More
30th Oct 2017, 5:00pm