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An urgent health warning has been issued due to an E.coli outbreak

Health warning after E.coli outbreak linked to 'nationally distributed food item' hospitalises 37

Russian cyber criminal gang behind ransomware attack on London hospitals that forced cancellation of major surgeries

Russian cyber criminal gang behind ransomware attack on London hospitals that forced cancellation of major surgeries

Cancer Centre sign outside the building entrance, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK

Cancer rates for under-50s rise twice as fast as in elderly Brits - as experts blamed ultra-processed food

Elliot Pfebve is the first person to be treated with a personalised vaccine for bowel cancer in England.

‘Landmark moment’ for cancer patients as thousands to receive personalised vaccines in NHS trial

The largest increase has occurred in adults over 80

Melanoma skin cancer cases at all-time high as cancer charity warns people to protect themselves from sun

The government has announced £15.5 million of new funding to back the technology

Rishi Sunak to announce new AI technology able to locate cancer 2.5x quicker than doctors alone

Infected blood campaigners meeting in Parliament Square ahead of the publication of the report into the scandal

What is the infected blood scandal, who is responsible, and will victims be compensated?

Infected blood campaigners meeting in Parliament Square ahead of the publication of the final report into the scandal

What is the infected blood scandal? Inquiry into biggest treatment disaster in NHS history due to publish findings

Ozempic Insulin injection pen for diabetics and weight loss

Game-changing ‘new statin’ Ozempic slashes risk of heart attack and stroke in ‘biggest breakthrough in 30 years’

The study is thought to be the first of its kind to collect data from participants around the world, with case studies and data collected across 168 countries globally.

The internet is good for you, new global wellbeing study finds - unless you're a girl

File image of mother breastfeeding her newborn baby in hospital

Mothers left covered in blood for hours and told to 'stop stressing', report into 'shockingly poor' maternity care finds

Five babies in England have died after being diagnosed with whooping cough

Five babies have died in England after rapid rise in cases of whooping cough, health officials confirm

Deaf toddler has hearing restored after world first gene therapy trial that could be 'potential cure'

Deaf toddler has hearing restored after world first gene therapy trial that could be 'potential cure'

Michelle Ellis, 45, from Plymouth was bitted by her pet dog twice - on her right wrist and forearm - in January 2021

Mother who had fingers amputated after dog bite sues paramedics for advising she 'stay at home and take paracetamol'

Prescriptions are free in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

Major change to NHS prescriptions from today - as experts call it a 'dark day' for patients

Dr Tijon Esho

TV doctor struck off after giving free Botox to OnlyFans model in return for sex at his clinic

Steve Young, one of the people on the trial

Skin cancer jab being tested on British patients in world-first trial of 'game-changer' drug

Children are drinking more in the UK than other countries

England has 'worst child drinking problem in the world', with teen girls more likely than boys to get drunk

The man with auto-brewery syndrome worked in a brewery

Belgian man whose body produces its own alcohol cleared of drink driving

Former model Irena Stoynova almost died after trying to treat her cancer with a diet of juice, boiled herbs and special teas

Cancer patient who tried to cure disease with juice diet and holistic therapies almost died after refusing chemotherapy

Patricia Dawson died after repeated mistakes in A&E

'Life and death mix-up' Family's grief after former nurse died in A&E after staff read wrong 'Do Not Resuscitate' order

A pharmacist stocks shelves at a chemist

Brexit has ‘exacerbated’ UK drug shortages with supply 'broken', research finds

Patients were forced to wait over an hour at Hilly Fields Medical Centre in Ladywell, South East London

Patient turned away in tears after queueing for over an hour at Lewisham GP blighted by long waits

Patients were forced to wait over an hour at Hilly Fields Medical Centre in Ladywell, South East London

Dozens of patients forced to queue ‘over an hour’ for GP appointment only to be told ‘come back tomorrow’

Dr Tijion Esho

TV cosmetic doctor gave free Botox to OnlyFans model in return for sex at his clinic, medical tribunal finds

In 2021-2022, over 5,000 referrals to Tavistock were reported by the NHS, compared to just under 250 who were questioning their gender identity ten years earlier

NHS ‘to review all transgender treatment’ after landmark report calls for ‘more cautious approach’ to transitioning

The fitness influencer has been transparent to her fans about her continual health struggles with ulcerative colitis following a diagnosis in 2018.

Former Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson reveals she had 'life-saving' stoma bag fitted

In 2021-2022, over 5,000 referrals to Tavistock were reported by the NHS, compared to just under 250 who were questioning their gender identity ten years earlier.

Children should not be rushed to change gender, report to say

NHS consultants have agreed a deal to end long-running pay dispute

NHS consultants end pay dispute after accepting fresh government pay offer

Thousands of people across the United Kingdom will have access to trials that could revolutionise the diagnosis of Alzheimer's.

Thousands to be offered blood tests for Alzheimer’s in landmark UK trial

Vaping increases the risk of heart disease, study finds

Vaping causes substantial increase in the risk of heart failure, study finds

Katie Price warns of 'damaging' plastic surgery, saying there's 'nothing worse' than young women undergoing cosmetic procedures

Katie Price warns of 'damaging' plastic surgery, saying 'nothing worse' than young women having cosmetic procedures

The store was closed down immediately

KFC customers forced to leave east London restaurant mid-meal after officers find rats in kitchen

King Charles is planning to lead the Royal Family at the Easter Sunday service next week in a public 'show of unity'

King Charles hopes to lead Royals at 'Easter Lite' service in 'show of unity' amid his and Kate's cancer treatment

Junior doctors demonstrate in Trafalgar Square before marching to the Department of Health, April 11, 2023

Junior doctors vote by 98 per cent to continue strike action for another six months over pay dispute

The ICO has launched an urgent probe into the alleged security breach

Kate ‘told hospital staff tried to view her medical records’ as calls for police to investigate ‘major security breach’

Humans become infected when they ingest water or food contaminated with tapeworm cysts

Tapeworm eggs found in brain of man who ate undercooked bacon

Supermodel Christie Brinkley has revealed she was diagnosed with skin cancer

Supermodel Christie Brinkley, 70, reveals skin cancer diagnosis as she details graphic treatment

The report found that UK mental wellbeing levels in 2023 had not recovered from pre-pandemic levels.

The UK is the second most miserable place in the world - with one central Asian country taking top spot

The NHS app will monitor people’s step counts

NHS app will monitor patients’ step counts and heart rates 'to help people get back to work'

Ultra-processed foods have been linked to a wide range of negative health outcomes including early death

Ultra-processed food linked to 32 different health problems including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and early death

The Norwegian Dawn has been banned from docking.

Thousands left stuck 'floating aimlessly' in quarantine off Africa coast after cholera scare

Wendy Williams thanks supporters for 'love and kind words' after she is diagnosed with same rare form of dementia as Bruce Willis

Wendy Williams thanks supporters for 'love and kind words' after she is diagnosed with same rare form of dementia as Bruce Willis

Author Wendy Mitchell

Author Wendy Mitchell issues plea for 'choice of how we die' as she announces her death after battle with dementia

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss through an autoimmune response

Alopecia breakthrough as NHS rolls out treatment for the first time

File image of an ambulance vehicle from East Midlands Ambulance Service

Pensioner who 'could not breathe' dies three hours after calling for ambulance that was never dispatched

Frozen eggs and embryos may have been destroyed at London fertility clinic affecting more than 130 women

Frozen eggs and embryos may have been destroyed at London fertility clinic affecting more than 130 women

Junior doctors will strike again at the end of the month

Junior doctors announce they will stage five-day 'full walkout' later this month

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A patient being treated for prostate cancer on the NHS

Over 380,000 cancer patients have faced delays since 2015, as NHS last met treatment time target over 8 years ago

Wayne Lineker has broken his silence after the attack

Wayne Lineker, 62, breaks silence with birthday message to son after being knocked out by single punch in Ibiza brawl

Musk SpaceX Lawsuit

Fired SpaceX employees sue company for wrongfully firing critics of Elon Musk

Former Spandau Ballet singer Ross Davidson has appeared in court accused of rape

Ex-Spandau Ballet singer accused of filming himself raping women while they slept

Argentina Congress

Senators approve president’s bills after violent protests in Argentina

Jonathan Collins and Neil Moon

Mystery as two pest control workers found dead with frozen faces and hands in crawl space of chicken factory

Both teacher have now resigned

Two teachers resign after ‘offering foursome' and sharing lingerie pics with student on school trip

Labour has pledged to be the party of 'wealth creation'

Labour Party promises 'wealth creation' will be 'number one priority' in election manifesto

Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer took part in a debate on Wednesday evening

Keir Starmer won leaders debate despite being likened to 'political robot' as Rishi Sunak grilled on 'broken promises'

Joe Biden shakes hands with Volodymyr Zelensky at a table with their nations' flags in the background

Biden and Zelensky to sign security agreement between US and Ukraine at summit

The ongoing General Election campaign has made no difference to how most people will vote, a fresh poll has revealed

General Election campaign has made no difference to how most people will vote, poll reveals

A black bear sitting on a hammock in a garden

Young bear spotted relaxing on hammock in Vermont garden

Emergency workers in Ukraine clear the rubble as they search for victims after a Russian missile hit Kryvyi Rih

Nine killed in Russian aerial attacks on Zelensky’s hometown ahead of G7 summit

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in front of the American flag

Federal Reserve sees progress on inflation but signals just one rate cut in 2024

Antony Blinken speaks before a crowd bearing US flags

Some of Hamas’ proposed changes to ceasefire plan workable, some not – Blinken

Andrea Jenkyns should have stood for Reform, Sir Charles Walker has said.

Andrea Jenkyns should have stood for Reform, says ex-Tory MP after she put Nigel Farage on campaign leaflet