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30 July 2014 Last updated at 03:53

More than five-a-day 'no effect' Fruit and veg

New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.


Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) put on their protective gear before entering an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun on 20 July 2014West Africa flight ban over Ebola

A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.

Children being examined by doctorsChild malaria vaccine 'milestone'

Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.

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Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

Millions might be saved - but would it be possible for the health service to buy in bulk?

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Analysis: Assisted dying debate

Reflections on one of the most significant issues facing society

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The secret to transforming a failing hospital

Turning around a failing hospital is the equivalent of the holy grail for the NHS. Basildon Hospital has done it. So what is the secret of their success?

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