Thyroid drug to remain available on the NHS

Matthew Edwards | November 30, 2017

The decision on liothyronine was part of a wider prescribing review by NHS England. Source: Health

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Care homes: Public 'pay unfair fees to plug £1bn shortfall'

Matthew Edwards | November 30, 2017

Charges after death and over-the-top upfront fees for self-funders highlighted by the markets watchdog. Source: Health

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Heart surgery: Leicester and London hospitals can continue services

Matthew Edwards | November 30, 2017

Two hospitals in Leicester and London are being allowed to continue to provide congenital heart surgery. Source: Health

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Kellogg's to cut sugar in kids' cereals by up to 40%

Matthew Edwards | November 30, 2017

The cereals giant also plans to axe Ricicles and end on-pack promotions aimed at children on Frosties. Source: Health

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Early baldness higher heart disease risk factor than obesity, says study

Matthew Edwards | November 30, 2017

A study shows more men with heart disease were prematurely bald or grey than had other characteristics. Source: Health

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Migraine therapy that cut attacks hailed as 'huge deal'

Matthew Edwards | November 30, 2017

Half the people on one study halved the number of migraines they had each month. Source: Health

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Viagra can be sold over the counter

Matthew Edwards | November 28, 2017

Men will no longer require a GP’s prescription to obtain the impotence drug, regulators have decided. Source: Health

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Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows

Matthew Edwards | November 28, 2017

Popular family TV programmes can include up to 12 “junk food” adverts per hour, a study finds. Source: Health

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Reality Check

Matthew Edwards | November 28, 2017

Mental health care for new mums has become a big topic of conversation in recent years. What’s changed? Source: Health

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Pharma deals are 'vote of confidence', says government

Matthew Edwards | November 27, 2017

Plans to build new biotech research centres come as the government announces its industrial strategy. Source: Health

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