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1 March 2015 Last updated at 20:52

Concern over online gonorrhoea careGonorrhoeae bacteria

Some websites offering treatment for gonorrhoea are putting patients at risk by failing to follow national guidelines, BBC 5 Live Investigates finds.


Tired womanDistinct ME stages found, says study

Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

Teenager listening to musicCut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO

People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

'Devo Manc' and the NHS

Greater Manchester is to take control of its health budget from April this year. While details are still to emerge, it's a significant move.

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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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    Playpens to drones - new ideas to reduce deaths by drowning


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As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the social care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.

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