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COVID-19: Do face masks work

WEBAn international report published in The Lancet, which analysed data from 172 studies in 16 countries, found that by wearing a face mask there is just a 3% chance of catching COVID-19. Another

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UK weather: Four-day heat health alert comes into force today

WEBA yellow heat health alert comes into force for most of England today, as temperatures are set to hit 31C in parts of the country. The notification, covering all but one region of the country

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UK weather: Health alert in force

WEBA yellow heat health alert is in force across most of England and will remain in place until Thursday evening. Temperatures are expected to climb as high as 31C (88F), bringing increased pressure

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Ashish Joshi Sky News

WEBAshish is a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning correspondent with more than 30 years' experience covering major world events and conflict and disaster reporting. He is currently health correspondent. In

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'Celtic curse' condition more dangerous than previously thought

WEBHaemochromatosis, a medical condition caused by an overload of iron in the body, may cause high levels of serious disease and disability, according to research. In Ireland, it is known as the

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Electric headset for treating depression recommended as …

WEBThe headset from Flow Neuroscience was given to patients with depression by their GP to wear for 30 minutes daily for a period of six weeks, as a non-invasive way to manage the condition.

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Hungary player Barnabas Varga stable in hospital after injury in …

WEBHungary player Barnabas Varga is stable in hospital after he was stretchered off the pitch in the country's Euro 2024 match against Scotland. The Hungary forward went down in the second half after

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Israeli tank shells hit tent camp, killing at least 25, say Gaza health

WEBAt least 25 Palestinians have been killed and 50 injured after Israeli tanks fired on tents sheltering displaced families, according to health officials and emergency workers in Gaza. Witnesses

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Post Office Inquiry latest: Man who helped build Horizon finally …

WEBGareth Jenkins, former chief IT architect for Fujitsu, is facing the Post Office inquiry. He helped design the flawed Horizon system - which led to hundreds of branch bosses being wrongly

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Ex-Liverpool star Alan Hansen leaves hospital after serious illness

WEBEx-Liverpool captain and TV pundit Alan Hansen has been discharged from hospital and is to continue his recovery at home. The Premier League club had announced in a statement on 9 June that the

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Microplastics found in penises for first time, researchers say

WEBMicroplastics have been found in penises for the first time, with scientists raising questions about their impact on sexual health. A study, published in the science journal Nature, assessed the

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King Charles cancer latest: King seen for first time since cancer

WEBBy Ben van der Merwe, Daniel Dunford and Saywah Mahmood, data journalists. King Charles has started cancer treatment, around a week after being diagnosed while in hospital for a procedure on an

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Victoria Atkins: What you need to know about the health secretary

WEBSince then, she has been a close ally of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, working with him in the treasury and then as health secretary. As health secretary, she has shared her vision to “streamline

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David Attenborough at 97: 'He still works harder than most of us

WEBAt 97, Sir David Attenborough is a man still happy to crawl on his belly through wet grass to get his shot. For his latest Sky Nature project, Secret World Of Sound, the world-renowned naturalist

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Health insurance premiums 'to rise by at least 20%' as NHS

WEBHealth insurance premiums 'to rise by at least 20%' as NHS woes stoke claims. One adviser says private healthcare is becoming the primary source for treatment for a growing number of people and

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Rishi Sunak to demand end to 'sick note culture' and shift focus to

WEBThe government has repeatedly said it wants to cut welfare and benefits spending in a bid to save money, enacting plans to get people back into work and threatening "anyone choosing to coast on

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Is Putin really ill

WEBHe said there is "no convincing evidence". Russia's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, denied there were any concerns over Mr Putin's health when he was interviewed on French television at the end

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Infected Blood Inquiry: Former health secretary Ken Clarke failed …

WEBThe contaminated blood scandal has been described as the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS. The lawyer representing more than 1,500 people affected by it has accused former health

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NHS crisis: Why are so many staff leaving the health service

WEBThe strain on NHS staff is also evident in the growing number taking time off for mental health reasons. In September 2022, nearly half a million working days were lost to anxiety, stress, or

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Rishi Sunak appoints new cabinet

WEBHe was replaced by Nadhim Zahawi, and then Michelle Donelan, who quit after just 36 hours in the role during the mass exodus from Mr Johnson's' government. She was replaced by James Cleverly, now

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Hairy Biker Dave Myers reveals cancer diagnosis and says he is

WEBDave Myers, known for being one half of the Hairy Bikers, has revealed he has cancer. The 64-year-old TV chef said he's undergoing chemotherapy and might be a "baldy biker" for a while.

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