The infection of up to 30,000 people with contaminated blood has been called the biggest treatment disaster in UK National Health Service history. Thousands have died.
What caused contaminated blood scandal in UK?
A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday.
Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda: health ministry official
Vitamin D and estrogen have already shown well-documented results in improving bone health in women.
Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, stroke, diabetes
Although one-third of children experiencing mental health issues see a GP, the majority are not accessing care at all, according to a new study.
Most Australian children with mental health issues not accessing care
Infectious proteins called prions cause a group of related, fatal and incurable neurodegenerative disorders, including bovine spongiform encephalopathy or Mad Cow disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, both of which affect humans.
Researchers develop new gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease in mice
Researchers have pinpointed almost 400 common medical practices that are actually ineffective, a new study shows.
Scientists declare nearly 400 medical practices 'ineffective'
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. But between late March and the end of September, people should be able to get all the vitamin D they need from sunlight.
Does sun cream stop you absorbing vitamin D?
Radiation treatment may help rid patients of lung cancer, but it works at the risk of bringing on equally serious cardiovascular conditions, a new study show.
Study: Radiation drives up cardiac event risk for lung cancer patients
Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new research from McMaster University, where scientists followed the activity levels of hundreds of preschoolers over a period of years.
Researchers find physical activity in preschool years can affect future heart health
A new study from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has revealed that nitrate contamination in drinking water across the US may be responsible for more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year.
Nitrate in drinking water linked to thousands of cancer cases in US each year

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