Thursday, May 4, 2017

Student mental health costs should be free, according to the Royal College of GPs

The Royal College of GPs tells Newsbeat that students with mental health problems should receive free prescriptions.

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Baby deaths cluster: Trust paid out millions in compensation

The payments were made after errors led to babies being born with brain injuries, the BBC learns.

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Prostate cancer: Blood test could help target treatment

Researchers discover certain drugs do not work for men with a particular type of gene.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

General election 2017: Labour calls for halt to hospital cuts

The plans are being financially driven, warns the party in its latest NHS election promise.

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Bionic hand 'sees and grabs' objects automatically

The hand is programmed to react within milliseconds and perform four different "grasps".

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Female shop mannequins are 'medically unhealthy' and 'unrealistic'

The bodies of female shop mannequins are "unrealistic", a new study suggests, and humans that size would be "considered medically unhealthy".

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Charlie Gard: Parents to appeal withdrawal of life support

Nine-month-old Charlie Gard's parents say they were "devastated" by decision to withdraw life support.

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