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Painkillers ‘cut skin cancer risk’

19 December 2014 Last updated at 01:57 Regularly taking aspirin and ibuprofen may help protect against some forms of skin cancer, research suggests. An Australian analysis of all studies to date found that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduced the risk … Continue reading

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Painkillers ‘cut skin cancer risk’

19 December 2014 Last updated at 01:57 Regularly taking aspirin and ibuprofen may help protect against some forms of skin cancer, research suggests. An Australian analysis of all studies to date found that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduced the risk … Continue reading

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‘Support vulnerable doctors’ call

19 December 2014 Last updated at 01:43 Up to 28 doctors took their own lives between 2005 and 2013 while being investigated by the General Medical Council, a review of cases has found. Many had suffered from mental health, drug … Continue reading

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‘Support vulnerable doctors’ call

19 December 2014 Last updated at 01:43 Up to 28 doctors took their own lives between 2005 and 2013 while being investigated by the General Medical Council, a review of cases has found. Many had suffered from mental health, drug … Continue reading

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NHS staff to strike in new year

19 December 2014 Last updated at 11:31 NHS workers went out on strike earlier this year There will be a fresh wave of strikes across the NHS in England in new year, it has been announced. NHS workers, including nurses … Continue reading

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NHS staff to strike in new year

19 December 2014 Last updated at 11:31 NHS workers went out on strike earlier this year There will be a fresh wave of strikes across the NHS in England in new year, it has been announced. NHS workers, including nurses … Continue reading

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Entertaining interior design: rub-a-dubbing in your bathroom

Does your bathroom have the cleanliness of a grubby pervert rubbing his hands together and grumbling under a trench coat? Does your toilet contain mysterious and irremovable black marks? Is your showerhead on a par with a Chernobyl-style dead zone? … Continue reading

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Drug allergy: Culprit protein found

18 December 2014 Last updated at 09:25 People experience redness and swelling when taking certain medicines Allergic reactions to drugs and injections could stem from one single protein, research in mice suggests. That protein may be responsible for itching, swelling … Continue reading

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Drug allergy: Culprit protein found

18 December 2014 Last updated at 09:25 People experience redness and swelling when taking certain medicines Allergic reactions to drugs and injections could stem from one single protein, research in mice suggests. That protein may be responsible for itching, swelling … Continue reading

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Autism link to air pollution raised

18 December 2014 Last updated at 09:26 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists. The Harvard School of Public Health team said high levels … Continue reading

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