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Celery Juice: The big problem with a viral Instagram ‘cure’

Image copyright Getty ImagesAn Instagram influencer with millions of followers and a host of celebrity endorsements claims that drinking celery juice can cure chronic...

Orkambi: Cystic fibrosis drug buyers’ club travels to Argentina

A group of parents of children with cystic fibrosis has travelled to Argentina to buy a generic version of a "life-saving" drug. Orkambi is not...

Labour pledges to stop NHS prescription charges

Image copyright Getty ImagesLabour is to announce a pledge to abolish prescription charges in England at its party conference next week. Prescriptions are already free...

‘Cancer treatment broke my heart, but I’ve survived’

Image copyright Kreena Dhiman Image caption Kreena didn't think she'd see her 40th birthday after having breast cancer and heart failure"It's bonkers what's happened over...

Tax cuts sugar in drinks, but we still eat more

Image copyright Getty ImagesThe tax on sugary drinks has led to their sugar content falling by 29%, Public Health England figures show. However, efforts to...

Antidepressant works ‘by reducing anxiety symptoms first’

Image copyright Getty ImagesA commonly prescribed antidepressant reduces anxiety first, and has a smaller effect on depressive symptoms weeks later, a study suggests. Researchers at...

Children being denied new cancer drugs

Image copyright Getty ImagesChildren with cancer are being denied new, highly precise drugs that are available to adults, doctors warn. Medics at the Royal Marsden...

MPs demand action over wrongly-issued NHS fines

Image copyright Getty ImagesA highly critical report from MPs has condemned the "shockingly complacent" response to 1.7 million fines being wrongly issued to patients...

Hospitals relying on ’emergency’ loans to cover costs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption "Emergency" loans cost hospitals £185m in interest paid back to the government in 2018-19Hospitals in England are "lurching" from...

Boy with skin-peeling condition sent 18,000 cards

Rhys has epidermolysis bullosa, a painful, life-limiting condition that has left him unable to walk. As he turns 14, his mother has made an appeal...
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