HPA scientists found evidence of link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix jab and narcolepsy cases in children
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Wednesday 25 August 2010
Unprotected sex is causing rises in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) particularly among young women, according to figures published today.
Saturday 21 August 2010
Wednesday 11 August 2010
International travel and medical tourism helped the spread of drug-resistant bacteria that could lead to the end of antibiotics, scientists warned today.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Tuesday 27 July 2010
David Cameron vowed in opposition to rein in Britain's quango state in an attack on a bloated public sector.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
HIV infection among over-50s has more than doubled in seven years.
Thursday 15 July 2010
All babies born in London should be vaccinated against tuberculosis to protect them against the growing threat from the disease, public health specialists say.
Sunday 11 July 2010
Friday 09 July 2010
The Health Protection Agency was fined £25,000 today after up to a billion doses of the deadly bug E.coli were spilt in an accident at its laboratory.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Wednesday 16 June 2010
There should be no ban on children petting animals on farms but more must be done to protect them from infection, an inquiry has concluded.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
A "substantial" number of E.coli cases could have been prevented if health chiefs had responded quickly to an outbreak at a petting farm, a damning report said today.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Children could suffer serious eye injuries from playing with laser pointer pens, parents were warned today.
Saturday 17 April 2010
Friday 16 April 2010
People with lung conditions like emphysema and asthma should stay indoors if volcanic ash starts to settle, a spokesman for the World Health Organisation said today.
Threat of 'catastrophic cascade of collisions' must be averted, warn scientists
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
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