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27 February 2015 Last updated at 11:32

Age-related leukaemia cases may soarOld man

It is "almost inevitable" that your blood will take the first steps towards leukaemia as you age, researchers show.


Jimmy Savile raised funds for Stoke Mandeville hospitalRow over Savile hospital access claim

The NHS Trust boss responsible for Stoke Mandeville hospital is criticised for telling an MP Jimmy Savile was 'not given free access', the BBC learns.

Energy drinksCall to ban energy drinks for kids

Energy drinks should be banned for children under 16, according to the campaign and research group Action on Sugar.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

State of the NHS: Wales v England

Away from the increasingly acrimonious debate between Westminster and Cardiff politicians, what is the truth about the health service in Wales?

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Defeating cancer, the 'evil genius'

Can we win the war against cancer? Over the past 18 months, Panorama has followed a group of patients on drug trials. Some who'd been given months to live, are keeping cancer at bay for years.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

Savile: Why the risks are real in today's NHS

Jimmy Savile's abuse on NHS premises spanned 44 sites. Most of the cases were decades ago, but how safe is the health service now?

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