Kadcyla costs £90,000 per patient

Life-saving Cancer Drug Fund medicines could be too costly to prescribe

Those already receiving drugs will continue to get them but new patients are likely to find the range of medicines available to them reduced

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A pioneering plan to save the health service £1 billion a year by keeping patients out of hospital has been branded a 'shambles' after the Government’s spending watchdog found at best it would save less than a third of the amount projected at best

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National Audit Office claims plans based on “optimism rather than evidence”

An electron micrograph of Gonorrhea.

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Some 40,000 men a year are affected by prostate cancer, with 10,000 dying from it

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A still from the controversial advert from VIP

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Giant pink condom put on 157-year-old statue in Sydney for HIV awareness

The giant sheathed obelisk in Hyde Park is part of a campaign to promote safe sex among gay men

The Department of Health has had to pay out £511m in unplanned funding

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Department of Health has had to pay out £511m in unplanned funding

A general view of a High Level Isolation Unit at the Royal Free hospital

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"There are failings of infection control in our health service"

Richard Attenborough was among those who received care at Denville Hall in Northwood, London

Residents at Richard Attenborough’s care home 'given wrong drug doses'

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Microbes called Christensenellaceae were found to be more abundant in low weight people than in obese people

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Official advice from health departments advise pregnant women to avoid alcohol completely, but the NHS states a small amount of alcohol can be consumed

This is how much you can drink while pregnant

Official advice for women is to avoid alcohol altogether, but the NHS states small amounts of alcohol can be consumed

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