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UK Health News
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
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Britain's drinking culture has sparked a worrying rise in liver disease deaths, warn health officials.
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says.
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.
Radiographers across the UK hold a four-hour strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.
A £2m programme using sport to help people suffering from mental health problems is announced by Sport England and Mind.
Treating common ailments like coughs and colds at community pharmacies could save the NHS over £1bn a year, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society claims.
Around 550 scans and x-rays are cancelled across Wales as radiographers hold a four-hour strike on Monday.
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Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.
BBC Inside Out looks at the High Court ruling that doctors must ask patients or their relatives whether they want to be resuscitated.
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