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1 September 2014 Last updated at 19:38

British Ebola patient 'pretty well'William Pooley

The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.


Ashya KingAshya parents fight extradition

The parents of Ashya King are held in police custody after refusing to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at the High Court in Spain.

An overweight child can't do up his trousers'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

Sepsis: Antibiotics 'not working'

Patients are dying from sepsis because of a lack of effective antibiotics, an expert is warning.

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Boy has ears created from ribs

A nine-year-old boy who was born without ears has had a pair created from his ribs.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

Failing GPs: A Pandora's Box?

The health regulator is introducing a failure regime for GP practices. But dealing with those that end up in special measures could be a real challenge.

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    Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?


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