20 August 2014
Patients are dying from sepsis because of a lack of effective antibiotics, an expert is warning.
The UK medicines watchdog is setting up a review to look at the safety of alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes.
The outbreak of salmonella in England is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.
The NHS is to rapidly expand the number of physician associates, who take histories of patients, examine them and make simple diagnoses.
Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests.
An Irishman who died after recently returning from Sierra Leone did not have the Ebola virus, health authorities confirm.
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