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Concern over norovirus increase by Betsi Cadwaladr health board

Concern over norovirus increase by Betsi Cadwaladr health board

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Norovirus costs the UK economy £15m every year, Bangor University researchers say The largest health board in Wales is urging people to be alert…

Restaurant chain ‘cut sugary drink sales’ with price rise

Restaurant chain ‘cut sugary drink sales’ with price rise

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 10p or 3% was added to the price of sugar-sweetened drinks and healthier soft drinks were added to the menu An increase in the…

Hip implant patients sue manufacturer

Hip implant patients sue manufacturer

Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of people who received allegedly faulty hip replacements are suing the manufacturer at the High Court. The hearing is thought to be one of the…

Why I secretly taped my disability assessment

Why I secretly taped my disability assessment

Image caption Nev Cartwright has been left with complications including chronic infections and emphysema. Every month 60,000 ill and disabled people have their needs assessed for benefits. Some are so…

Hospitals in England to ban ‘super-size’ chocolate bars

Hospitals in England to ban ‘super-size’ chocolate bars

Image copyright Alamy “Super-sized” chocolate bars are to be banished from hospital shops, canteens and vending machines, NHS England says. Sweets and chocolate sold in hospitals should be 250 calories…

NHS patients to be asked about sexuality

NHS patients to be asked about sexuality

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption NHS England advises sexuality is recorded during “face to face contact” with patients Health professionals in England are to be told to ask patients…

Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation

Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation

Image copyright Jacklyn Reierson, MAF Image caption The family lives in a remote village in western Democratic Republic of Congo, in Africa Conjoined twins born in a remote village in…

How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons

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Magic mushrooms can ‘reset’ depressed brain

Magic mushrooms can ‘reset’ depressed brain

Image copyright Getty Images A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can “reset” the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest. The small study…

NHS praised after racist tweet about sickle cell disease sufferers

NHS praised after racist tweet about sickle cell disease sufferers

Image caption NHS Blood and Transplant received the racist response after tweeting an appeal for more black donors to come forward The NHS has been praised for its response to…