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BBC Health News


Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:47:33 +0000

Early trials in Uganda reveal an experimental Ebola vaccine is as safe in African populations as it is in American populations.

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:46:49 +0000

NHS leaders warn loneliness could cause a major spike in emergency admissions

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:45:44 +0000

If you curl up under the duvet with an ebook for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:02:32 +0000

A new genetics project "will bring in a revolution" in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disease, according to Prof Graeme Black, who will lead it in Manchester.

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:48:07 +0000

A Canadian team has come up with an ingenious solution for using an ordinary power drill safely in surgery - wrapping it in a sterile bag