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Cocaine's brain effect revealed
2/26 @ 1:07 AM

Brain scans have revealed a possible biological basis for cocaine addiction.

Bank crises 'deadly for health'
2/26 @ 12:58 AM

There could be many more heart attacks if the Northern Rock crisis was repeated at other banks, a study says.

Dying at home scheme's cash plea
2/26 @ 12:05 AM

A key charity says plans to help more terminally ill people die at home are at risk due to a lack of funding.

Dentist wins first round of fight
2/25 @ 7:57 PM

A city dentist wins the first part of his High Court battle over contracts he says are unfair and increase waiting lists.

Pupils to help review sex lessons
2/25 @ 3:39 PM

The government announces plans to review sex and relationship education in England's schools.

Teenagers in skin cancer 'risk'
2/25 @ 3:35 PM

About 60% of young teenage girls in Liverpool are at risk of skin cancer according to new research.

Homes 'must cater for ageing'
2/25 @ 1:32 PM

Every home built in England will have to be designed for an ageing population under government plans.

Plans for 4,000 new midwives
2/25 @ 1:25 PM

The government plans to recruit 4,000 midwives in England to relieve pressure on maternity services.

Cameron backs abortion limit cut
2/25 @ 12:21 PM

David Cameron says he will back a cut in the legal time limit for abortion if MPs get a vote on the issue.

Parents' relief over healthy baby
2/25 @ 12:20 PM

A couple say they bear no ill-will to medics who told them their "perfect" baby could die within hours of birth.

Software spots 'missed' diabetes
2/25 @ 7:32 AM

A GP develops a way to find up to 500,000 people with potential diabetes who risk being overlooked.

Flavoured foods 'lacking fruit'
2/25 @ 12:29 AM

A consumer pressure group says many fruit-flavoured food and drink products contain little or no fruit.

Cancer plan 'needs more funding'
2/25 @ 12:24 AM

Government plans to improve cancer care could fail because of lack of funding, charities warn.

'Devoted' mother's £4m damages
2/24 @ 3:39 PM

Damages of £4m are awarded against a health authority in a neglect case dating back to 1979.

Warning over pro-anorexia sites
2/24 @ 8:05 AM

Campaigners are calling for websites such as Facebook and MySpace to clamp down on pro-anorexia sites.

Computers 'spot Alzheimer's fast'
2/22 @ 10:31 AM

Computers can diagnose Alzheimer's disease faster and more accurately than experts, research suggests.

Daytime dozing 'stroke warning'
2/22 @ 1:05 AM

Regular daytime dozing may be an early warning sign of stroke in elderly people, say US researchers.

8/7/2007 @ 10:30 AM

Reports, circulars, reviews and publications about dental services.

Monthly CJD statistics
8/6/2007 @ 3:18 PM

Press releases on CJD statistics.

Learning disabilities
8/6/2007 @ 10:50 AM

People with learning disabilities are one of the most vulnerable groups in society, and the Government is committed to improving their life chances. The Department of Health has worked with several other Government departments on a white paper (originally announced as a strategy last Autumn by the Secretary of State) designed to improve support for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities
8/6/2007 @ 10:44 AM

The independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities has invited written information from professionals, people with learning disabilities, their carers, families and all others with an interest in ensuring adults and children with learning disabilities receive appropriate treatment in the NHS.

David Nicholson CBE
8/3/2007 @ 3:21 PM

As NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson CBE ensures that the Department provides strategic leadership for the NHS and social care.

Pregnancy timeline
12/23/2004 @ 1:42 PM

A week by week guide to pregnancy taking in how the baby develops, changes to the mother and key scan dates.

Cancer: The facts
1/30/2004 @ 11:57 AM

The disease tends to affect older people - but can strike at any time.

Heart disease and stroke
2/14/2003 @ 12:26 PM

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