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Sepsis test could show results ‘in minutes’

Researchers are developing a test they hope will one day help detect the condition in minutes.

Shark DNA could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans

A new study maps the DNA of sharks and experts believe their genes could help cure human diseases.

Meet the women helping fill Russia’s rural healthcare gap

After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.

What is it like to suffer a stroke at 25?

Emily Cane’s dance career was cut short and now she has communication difficulties.

Anorexia recovery: ‘I know the darkest of the darkest’

Lara Rebecca, 18, says she knows the “darkest of the darkest” after recovering from her eating disorder.

Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare?

A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.

Parents of sick babies need more leave, charity says

Parents of sick babies need more paternity and maternity leave, a neonatal charity says.

Medicinal cannabis: Why has it taken so long to get to patients?

Medicinal cannabis was legalised in November 2018.

Short bursts of intense exercise ‘better for weight loss’

Researchers suggest bursts of high intensity workouts, like sprinting, are more effective for weight loss.

Vitiligo: Skin condition brought Kenyan friends closer together

Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.