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30 March 2015 Last updated at 14:22

Parents rarely spot child obesityObese children

Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.


Syringe being filledMeningitis B vaccine deal agreed

All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B after a deal with drug manufacturers, the health secretary says.

Surgeons in an operating theatreCameron promises 'seven-day NHS'

All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron says.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

'War of words' likely over seven-day GP opening

Doctors' leaders are challenging David Cameron's "pipedream" of GPs opening seven days a week

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

The NHS: What we weren't told during the election

Politicians could not stop talking about the health service during the election. But did we get the full story?

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