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Cancer doctor shortage 'puts care at risk'

Despite patients urgently needing treatment, 7.5% of key posts are vacant, a study of NHS staffing finds.

People don't become 'adults' until their 30s, say scientists

Experts say people aged 18 are still going through changes in the brain that can affect behaviour.

Egg freezing: Behind the scenes of a fertility clinic

With more and more women considering it, what exactly does egg freezing involve?

NHS infection and safety inquiry begins at Holyrood

MSPs are investigating all healthcare facilities in Scotland following several deaths related to infection outbreaks.

MPs call for tax on social media companies

Their report says the money should be used to fund research into the health impact of social media.

Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections

A study finds the bacteria and viruses in the nose could give clues to improve the diagnosis.

First weight-loss surgery unit planned for Northern Ireland

The estimated costs of people being obese and overweight in Northern Ireland is £457m a year.

McDonald's: Tom Watson urges chain to drop Monopoly campaign

The campaign is a "danger to public health" as it encourages people to eat more, says MP Tom Watson.

NHS let me down, says health manager with cancer

A patient with late-stage bowel cancer hits out as figures show cancer waits are at their worst level since records began.

Ellie Long inquest: Norfolk trust must take action after death

A coroner calls for changes at a health trust following the death of 15-year-old Ellie Long.