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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

Mutant wolves living in the wasteland of the Chernobyl disaster appear to be evolving the ability to fight cancer

Mutant wolves living in Chernobyl disaster are evolving ability to fight cancer

An NHS dentist in Bristol has asked prospective patients to stop queuing outside after a six-hour-long around-the-block line formed after hundreds of local hopefuls tried to sign up for the new service

New NHS dentist stops enrolling patients in Bristol as six-hour-long around-the-block queue disperses

King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer, it was revealed on Monday

King Charles ‘hugely positive’ about cancer treatment as world rallies behind monarch after shock diagnosis

King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer

Read in full: Buckingham Palace's statement as King Charles diagnosed with cancer

Celine Dion presents the award for album of the year during the 66th annual Grammy Awards.

Celine Dion earns standing ovation at Grammy Awards to present album of the year, amid 'human statue' condition

Patients can be given medication under England's new Pharmacy First scheme

Which illnesses can pharmacies now diagnose and treat? Patients urged not to see GP for these conditions

Five people are believed to have developed symptoms of the degenerative brain disease despite being aged just 38 to 55

Alzheimer’s passed from corpses to patients in first reported case of disease’s transmission

Ministers Debate Proposals For Foundation Hospitals

Nearly 20,000 reports of sexual abuse in NHS-run mental health units in the past five years

Doctor preparing a vaccine to inject into a patient

First bowel cancer vaccine to 'completely get rid of tumours and stop them coming back' could be available in 2 years

The Only Fans model underwent the operation because she "wanted to feel good and better about herself" as she hated the way her breasts looked.

'Petrified and traumatised' model left with necrosis after flying to Turkey for £3,000 breast surgery

A blood test could be just as accurate as painful and invasive lumbar punctures for detecting Alzheimer's disease, research suggests

Alzheimer’s blood test detects disease 15 years before symptoms, new study shows

Two thirds of Brits already given up on Veganuary ventures by third week of January

Two thirds of Brits already given up on Veganuary ventures by third week of January

The UK is in the 'worst heart care crisis in living memory'.

UK suffering ‘worst heart care crisis in living memory' as early deaths from heart disease soar to 10-year high

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UK among worst in the world for cancer survival rates for six of the deadliest types of disease

Baywatch star Nicole Eggert has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer

Baywatch star reveals shock breast cancer diagnosis after mistaking symptoms for menopause

A new study found the average litre of bottled water has nearly a quarter million invisible pieces of nanoplastics

Average plastic bottle of water contains 240,000 nanoplastics particles, study finds

James Atkinson

University graduate died after eating two bites of pizza ordered from Deliveroo, inquest hears

Victoria Atkins has told striking junior doctors that the NHS 'belongs to all of us'

'NHS belongs to all of us, not just you', Health Secretary tells striking junior doctors, as walkout enters third day

The union is seeking "pay restoration" to 2008 levels, which it has estimated as the equivalent of a 35 per cent pay rise.

BMA accuses NHS managers of 'misusing' requests for striking doctors to return to wards

Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire Cheese Ltd has taken the precautionary step of recalling various Lancashire Cheese products because the products might contain E. Coli

Four types of cheese that could be in Christmas hampers recalled due to E. Coli fears

Cocaine usage is the second highest in the world in the UK

UK has second highest rate of cocaine use in the world, figures show

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Ambulance crews in England have been unable to attend more than 1 in 6 999 call-outs due to delays in handing over patients to A&E

Ambulances unable to attend 1 in 6 call-outs due to handover delays - with crews spending 'entire shifts' outside A&E

Be careful this Christmas

Bizarre reason men are more likely to fracture their penis at Christmas, according to scientists

Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, UK

Cheltenham A&E department closing or restricting treatment over festive period due to junior doctors' strikes

8 in 10 dentists are not accepting new adult patients in England.

'Slow death' of NHS dentistry as 80% of clinics stop taking new patients - is your practice affected?

Ambulances outside an emergency department

Hundreds more middle-aged people dying each month of preventable conditions in 'pandemic of ill health' since Covid

Patients living in poorest parts of country are 70% more likely to die from cancer

England's cancer care blackspots revealed with death rates 70% higher in some places

Mr Streeting told the Sunday Times: “I think people working in the NHS and the patients using the NHS can see examples of waste and inefficiency.

Labour's Streeting says NHS uses winters to get more cash out of government as he vaunts Singapore

A heart-broken family has cremated the wrong body after a mix-up by the Grange University Hospital in South Wales

Wrong body cremated after shocking South Wales hospital mix-up, as board apologises to the family

MPs voted by 246 to 242 in favour of the amendment to the Victims and Prisoners Bill.

Contaminated blood scandal victims shame Rishi Sunak for being 'forced to do right thing' after Tory revolt

Kate Middleton visited Evelina London this morning

Business as usual: Kate brushes aside royal race row as she opens life-changing unit at children's hospital

The infected blood scandal tore Tony's family apart.

'The family imploded': Son of haemophiliac tells Andrew Marr how infected blood scandal tore his family apart

The new Health Secretary has said that health worker strikes are preventing the Tories from getting NHS waiting lists down.

Health Sec says NHS strikes must end to slash waiting lists and meet key Sunak pledge

Families of those who lost loved ones during Covid have previously held Mr Hancock “directly responsible for the disproportionate loss of life”

Former health secretary Matt Hancock to face grilling over pandemic handling as he appears before Covid inquiry

Some 100,000 people are affected by alopecia, according to the National Institute for Health.

'I'm seriously thinking of getting them tattooed': Louis Theroux shares alopecia update as hair loss affects his eyebrows

Pig walking in grass.

UK's first human case of never-before-seen swine flu detected

Experts warn many of us are making tragic toilet mistakes.

Bathroom bloopers: How you could be wiping the wrong way and other loo roll mistakes

A woman tasting red wine, with a vineyard on background

Mystery of why red wine can cause headaches ‘solved’ by scientists

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Experts warn that around a year’s worth of dentistry appointments were lost as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

Children 'having all 20 baby teeth surgically removed' amid dental crisis

Chris Whitty has revealed some tip for a healthier, longer life

'Old fashioned' ways are best to stay young: Chris Whitty reveals best ways to live longer

The monkey, with glowing fingertips, could help shed light on how stem cells work in the creation of life

'Chimaera' monkey with glowing fingertips and eyes created by Chinese scientists

FTD is a rarer form of dementia, believed to account for less than one in 20 of all dementia cases.

'I see love when I'm with him': Bruce Willis' daughter shares update on his 'aggressive' dementia

At least 26 percent of women binge drink at least once a month

'It's poison': Mum 'hit rock bottom after driving drunk with kids in car' as UK women named world's worst binge drinkers

Boris Johnson was told to sack 'lying' Matt Hancock

Boris Johnson was told to sack Matt Hancock to 'save lives and protect the NHS', Covid Inquiry hears

Boris Johnson 'wanted to be injected with Covid live on TV'

Boris Johnson 'wanted to be injected with coronavirus live on TV to show it wasn't a threat', Covid Inquiry hears

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Two men look at flames after a natural gas pipeline explodes outside the city of Boroujen in Iran (Reza Kamali Dehkordi/AP)

Iran accuses Israel of attack that saw explosions strike natural gas pipeline

People clean debris after a reported Israeli attack on Syria (Omar Sanadiki/AP)

Two dead after Israeli missiles ‘hit residential area’ in Syria

The BT Tower

BT Tower to be sold off for £275 million and turned into hotel, with Garden Bridge architect attached

President Joe Biden greets Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass as he arrives at Los Angeles International Airport ((Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

Biden to launch cybersecurity rules for US ports amid vulnerability concerns

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Barnaby Webber's mother hit out at police who shared details about on her son's death

Nottingham attack victim's mother 'horrified' at 'abhorrent voyeurism' after police share graphic details of dead son

Israeli soldiers drive a tank near the Gaza Strip border, in southern Israel (Tsafrir Abayov/AP)

Israeli strikes across Gaza kill at least 67 Palestinians overnight

Indian farmers who have been protesting for a week to demand guaranteed crop prices wait to march to New Delhi (Altaf Qadri/AP)

Police fire tear gas as Indian farmers resume protest march after talks fail

Alec Baldwin-Set Shooting

Rust armourer set to go on trial after fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Ewen MacIntosh has died aged 50

Ricky Gervais leads tributes to Keith from The Office as Ewen MacIntosh dies aged 50

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An LBC investigation has found 745 prison officers resigned before completing 12 months as qualified staff.

Hundreds of prison officers quit within one year as prison service operates 'fanciful' Zoom recruitment process

Police are attempting to track down these two men

Woman dragged down London bus steps and assaulted after she and her friends reject advances of two men

Emily Lockley died after giving birth to her baby with Tyler Collinson

Tragedy as 'totally healthy woman', 26, who dreamed of being a mother, 'died just hours after giving birth to baby boy'

A portrait of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny left in tribute to him by his mother Lyudmila Navalnaya (AP)

Alexei Navalny’s mother launches court action demanding release of his body

Robin Windsor was 'found dead in a London hotel'

Strictly star Robin Windsor 'was found dead in hotel in London' after 'troubling incident' over New Year

Pablo Neruda sits in Paris in October 1971 (Michel Lipchitz/AP)

Death of poet Pablo Neruda after 1973 coup should be reinvestigated, court rules

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Victoria Atkins said Martha's Rule would be 'a second pair of eyes'

‘It should be easier to ask for help’: Health Secretary says Martha’s Rule is a 'step forward for patient safety'