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Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialled

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A man is given the Ebola vaccine in DR CongoA second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to around 50,000...

Northern Ireland’s nurses set for December strike

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are almost 2,500 unfilled nursing posts across the system in Northern IrelandNurses in Northern Ireland will go on...

Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A simple vaccine can prevent a child contracting polioAdamu Misa used to chase health workers away from his home...

General election 2019: Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS

Image copyright Getty ImagesLabour is promising to spend more on the NHS in England than the Tories if it wins the general election. The NHS...

Children ‘become less active during primary years’

Image copyright Getty ImagesChildren's physical activity levels drop significantly during their primary school years, research finds. The Bristol University study found that between the ages...

Project Nightingale: Google accesses trove of US patient data

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google has access to patient data from thousands of US hospitals thanks to the dealGoogle has gained access to...

Some people ‘genetically wired’ to avoid some vegetables

Image copyright Getty ImagesHate eating certain vegetables? It could be down to your genes, say US scientists who have done some new research. Inheriting two...

Vaping nearly killed me, says British teenager

Image copyright Ewan FisherA teenage boy nearly died after vaping caused a catastrophic reaction in his lungs, doctors in Nottingham say. Ewan Fisher was connected...

‘Uncoordinated’ codeine use caused Ipswich woman’s death

Image caption Debbie Headspeath bought codeine from online pharmacies on top of prescriptions from her local GPA coroner questioned the regulation of online pharmacies...

Black henna: Kent children ‘blistered and scarred’ after Egypt trip

Twin boys Bradley and Joshua were left in agony after getting black henna tattoos in Egypt. Their mother, Vicki Hawkins, said their skin blistered on...
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