The virus is known to cause pneumonia and sometimes kidney failure
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Friday 10 May 2013
French health officials said today they are investigating three suspected cases of a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS, while a man confirmed to have the virus remains hospitalised.
Friday 03 May 2013
Department of Health civil servants met lobbyists from the cigarette manufacturer Imperial Tobacco before the Government shelved proposals to introduce plain packaging laws this week, it can be revealed.
Thursday 02 May 2013
President of Royal College of Physicians appeals for a rethink from Jeremy Hunt
Tuesday 30 April 2013
800,000 over-70s to receive jab
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The Government is considering the idea of “hospital hotels” where elderly patients can recover from illnesses or falls.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The routine screening of all elderly patients for dementia would be a “disaster” as the stigma and anxiety caused by being diagnosed before symptoms appear could greatly outweigh any benefits, an expert has warned.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Nearly 500 students from a university in Cairo have been admitted to hospital with food poisoning.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Ministers could announce plans to introduce plain packets for cigarettes later this year, reports suggest.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Studies show self-reported alcohol consumption accounts for only 40 to 60 per cent of sales
Sunday 24 February 2013
Foreign doctors who want to work for the NHS in England will have to prove they can speak English well enough to treat patients, the Government has confirmed.
Saturday 16 February 2013
Yesterday's blast was estimated to be as powerful as 20 Hiroshima bombs
GMC investigates senior Department of Health manager over claims she put targets ahead of patient safety
Thursday 14 February 2013
A senior Department of Health manager is under investigation by the General Medical Council over allegations that she ordered a hospital trust to hit its waiting list targets “whatever the demand.”
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Children from middle-class families are generally fatter than their poorer counterparts, according to new research.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
The account of NHS priorities twisted so inhumanely out of shape is chilling
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