HPA scientists found evidence of link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix jab and narcolepsy cases in children
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
Walkers have been warned to leave snakes in the countryside alone after dozens of incidents of bites caused by people picking up venomous adders.
Thursday 26 April 2012
There is still "no convincing evidence" that mobile phones can adversely affect human health, according to a major new report released today.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Continent's changing climate raises fears that dengue fever could come to South of England
Saturday 18 February 2012
Seasonal influenza is losing its grip.
Monday 16 January 2012
Preparations are being made to deal with a possible epidemic of infectious disease during the London Olympics, with officials concerned at the prospect of an outbreak of unusual illnesses.
Saturday 14 January 2012
A blood test for the human form of mad cow disease is being used in the UK for the first time, it has been revealed.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Requiring hospitals to publish exposure levels could eradicate huge variations in doses
Tuesday 11 October 2011
Doctors were warned yesterday to abandon a drug used to treat gonorrhoea because it is no longer effective.
The Path of Least Resistance, Radio 4, Wednesday<br/>The First 1,000 Days: A Legacy of Life, Radio 4, Tuesday<br/>Too Many Books, Radio 4, Sunday
Sunday 21 August 2011
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Cases of the superbug MRSA are at a record low, figures have shown.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Given that he (allegedly) recommended Andy Coulson as Tory comms director, and (allegedly) invited James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks to his 40th birthday party, you may be surprised to learn that George (né Gideon) Osborne is said to be intensely relaxed about the imminent publication of ministers' meetings with media execs.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Imported Spanish eggs containing life-threatening salmonella bacteria have been linked to an outbreak of the infection in England and Wales.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
A prostitute in Japan who developed a strain of drug-resistant gonorrhoea in her throat has triggered a worldwide alert about the spread of untreatable sexually transmitted diseases.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Saturday 25 June 2011
Outbreaks of measles have risen sharply in recent months with far more cases already this year than for the whole of 2010.
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