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The female boxer with cerebral palsy

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:27
Kate Farley has cerebral palsy, but that doesn't stop her packing a punch in the ring - on her knees.

Awyr Las: Health board NHS charity cash probe urged

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:18
£450,000 is spent on a staff engagement plan to help a health board get out of special measures.

US soldier gets world's first penis and scrotum transplant

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 19:38
The wounded veteran who received the organ transplant says he feels "finally more normal".

Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship in life support legal row

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:50
The Italian foreign office says it hopes the terminally ill toddler "can get immediate transfer to Italy".

Boy recovering well after five-organ transplant

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:25
Jay Crouch has two new kidneys, a liver, pancreas and small bowel and is learning how to eat.

The foods that might help with dementia

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 14:24
One man has 'got his mum back' from the ravages of Alzheimer's, partly thanks to a change in her diet.

Hospital staff lack dementia training, widow says

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:06
Christine Bexon's late husband Paul developed early onset dementia at the age of 55.

Prostate cancer diagnosis breakthrough hailed

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:18
A new Dundee University ultrasound process offers a more accurate diagnosis of the disease.

£6m pledge for children of alcoholics

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 06:59
The government funding will go towards mental health services and outreach programmes for parents.

'In six days I'll lose my voice forever'

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:34
Lonnie's tongue is about to be removed. What will he say to loved ones with his final words?

Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:35
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying and screen-time limits.

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:54
Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go?

'I fear being in a hospital, not death'

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:49
Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients.

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 15:53
Allied Healthcare, one of the UK's biggest providers of in-home care, blames a "challenging environment".

Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:02
Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it.

'The gym helps me cope with my OCD'

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 01:21
Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy.

Is marathon running bad for you?

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 23:59
Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm?

Gestational diabetes an 'epidemic'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:28
Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women.

Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:46
The court has also refused permission for the parents of the terminally ill toddler to appeal.

Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:17
With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears.