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Latest stories, news and breaking health and medical news from across the world.

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in Europe’s hospitals

Superbugs resistant to emergency antibiotics are spreading in hospitals, a Europe-wide study shows. ..

Parents ‘missing out on new baby health visits’

About one in four new parents in England is not seeing a health visitor when their baby turns one, i..

‘Pack children’s medicines in your hand luggage’

Medications for children should be placed in hand luggage on a flight in case they become ill during..

Ovarian cancer drug olaparib ‘can delay disease in newly diagnosed’

A drug for advanced ovarian cancer has been approved for use in newly diagnosed patients in England,..

UK newborn baby screening ‘not good enough’

UK babies are missing out on checks for rare but serious health conditions, putting lives at risk, a..

Women ‘must be warned’ of breast implant illness

Media playback is unsupported on your device Women having breast implants should be warned about a ..

NHS boss: Tax bills could mean ‘loss of 60 doctors’

A major NHS trust could lose the equivalent of 60 consultants because of doctors' refusal to wo..

Music ‘calms nerves before surgery’ as well as sedative

Listening to the "world's most relaxing song" before an operation could be just as good at calm..

Child mental health unit referrals ‘up nearly 50%’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Referrals to child mental health units from UK primary..

Skin cancer risk ‘not just from holiday sun’

Skin cancer rates have "soared" in the UK over the last decade, particularly in men and younger adul..

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