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NI cuts would risk ‘patient safety’

21 August 2014 Last updated at 17:01 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Edwin Poots said he had no intention of making the cuts Northern Ireland’s health minister has said he will not implement cuts that would … Continue reading

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Shots fired at Liberia Ebola protest

21 August 2014 Last updated at 11:52 West Point residents say they need to leave the slum to buy food and go to work Police in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, have fired live rounds and tear gas during protests after a … Continue reading

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Botox may have cancer fighting role

21 August 2014 Last updated at 01:18 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Botox injections – beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free face – may help fight cancer, animal tests suggest. The study, published in Science Translational Medicine, … Continue reading

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Heart deaths reach ‘tipping point’

20 August 2014 Last updated at 11:54 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Parts of Europe are reaching a “tipping point” where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows. Four million deaths … Continue reading

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Student in lifesaving heart finding

20 August 2014 Last updated at 13:13 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website An 18-year-old student has made a scientific breakthrough that could help save the lives of black athletes with undiagnosed heart problems. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can lead … Continue reading

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Sepsis: Antibiotics ‘not working’

20 August 2014 Last updated at 16:54 Article written by Hugh Pym Health editor More from Hugh Follow Hugh on Twitter Sepsis is a potentially fatal condition caused by the body’s immune system overreacting to infection Patients are dying from … Continue reading

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‘Nurse ratio’ key to stroke survival

19 August 2014 Last updated at 19:00 By Smitha Mundasad Health reporter, BBC News Wards with fewer then two nurses caring for every 10 patients had higher risks of death The number of nurses available at weekends – but not … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding ‘cuts depression risk’

20 August 2014 Last updated at 01:17 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a large study of 14,000 new mothers. However, there is a large increase in the … Continue reading

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‘More’ private hospital data needed

20 August 2014 Last updated at 01:50 By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News Private hospitals should release the same levels of data about patient safety incidents as NHS providers, a report says. The organisation behind the report says it … Continue reading

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The 30-year-old health billionaire

14 August 2014 Last updated at 23:40 Article written by Peter Day Global business correspondent More from Peter Elizabeth Holmes is worth $4.5bn (£2.7bn) Monitoring what’s going on in your body has gripped California’s Silicon Valley like a mania. Enthusiasts … Continue reading

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