NHS waste backlog: Criminal probe over body parts ‘pile up’

NHS waste backlog: Criminal probe over body parts ‘pile up’

Image copyright Getty Images A criminal investigation has been launched after a backlog of medical waste including body parts was allowed to build up at six UK disposal sites. It emerged on Thursday that the waste from hospitals had not...
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Second Brit dies after ‘Brazilian butt lift’ surgery

Second Brit dies after ‘Brazilian butt lift’ surgery

Image copyright Getty Images A second British woman has died from “Brazilian butt lift” surgery, the BBC has learned, as fresh warnings come over the risks. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) said it was the most dangerou...
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Processed meat ‘linked to breast cancer’

Processed meat ‘linked to breast cancer’

Image copyright Getty Images Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers. A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat had a 9% increased risk of...
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Conservative conference: Emergency £240m to free up hospital beds

Conservative conference: Emergency £240m to free up hospital beds

Image copyright Getty Images An emergency £240m will be pumped into social care in England to ease pressure on the NHS this winter by enabling more elderly people to be cared for at home. The cash will help councils pay...
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HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

Image copyright Science Photo LibraryImage caption The vast majority of new cases in China were transmitted through sexual activity. China has announced a 14% jump in the number of its citizens who are living with HIV and Aids. More than...
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

Image copyright Getty Images People with severe allergies have been told they can use their EpiPens past their normal expiry date, amid a continuing shortage of the devices. The medicines regulator said it had agreed to extend the use-by date...
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

Image copyright Getty Images People with severe allergies have been told they can use their EpiPens past their normal expiry date, amid a continuing shortage of the devices. The medicines regulator said it had agreed to extend the use-by date...
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

Image copyright Getty Images People with severe allergies have been told they can use their EpiPens past their normal expiry date, amid a continuing shortage of the devices. The medicines regulator said it had agreed to extend the use-by date...
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

Image copyright Getty Images People with severe allergies have been told they can use their EpiPens past their normal expiry date, amid a continuing shortage of the devices. The medicines regulator said it had agreed to extend the use-by date...
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

Image copyright Getty Images People with severe allergies have been told they can use their EpiPens past their normal expiry date, amid a continuing shortage of the devices. The medicines regulator said it had agreed to extend the use-by date...
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