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The health secretary wants to scrap the “archaic technology” which costs the NHS about £6.6m a year.
It is 87% effective in two to 17-year-olds against the main flu strain, mid-season data suggests.
Researchers say, with many young people not receiving support, the study should be a "wake-up call".
Pop star-turned-vicar the Reverend Richard Coles had clinical depression at the age of 17.
Two babies who died in a Glasgow maternity hospital had been infected with a bacterium never seen before in Scotland.
An ambulance worker who won an unfair dismissal case recorded a boss talking about "pummelling" him.
Melissa Mead takes the ashes of her son William in a teddy bear to Buckingham Palace to collect an MBE.
The UK lags behind other wealthy nations across a number of health indicators, a report finds.
Researchers are developing a test they hope will one day help detect the condition in minutes.
A new study maps the DNA of sharks and experts believe their genes could help cure human diseases.
Parents of sick babies need more paternity and maternity leave, a neonatal charity says.
Researchers suggest bursts of high intensity workouts, like sprinting, are more effective for weight loss.
This helps doctors who often struggle to answer questions from patients on how they will last.
Late risers have poorer attention, slower reactions and increased sleepiness, a study suggests.
Nearly 330,000 A&E patients waited for more than four hours last month in England.
Going for a free health check could flag up early signs of cardiovascular disease, health bodies say.
Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.
Experts link use of the drug in teenage years to cases of depression later in life.
As Call the Midwife tackles the issue, BBC Action Line users say there is no advice on abortion.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock wants to see email used to communicate test results and prescriptions.
Most women have some form of the infection in their lifetime so shouldn't be embarrassed, experts say.
NHS bosses say it means patients are being seen "more quickly" and US medics gain wider experience.
Hospitals are told to review X-rays to check if patients have received the correct treatment for broken arms and legs.
The government wants young people to work in the care sector as care workers and therapists.
The rash is diagnostic and means the patient needs urgent antibiotics, new guidelines tell doctors.
Bethan Simpson's daughter Eloise had a "foetal repair" carried out at 24 weeks after a spina bifida diagnosis.
Mother-of-three Maxine Howell has been in an induced coma for a fortnight after falling ill in Mexico.
Brendan McCarthy ran a body modification emporium in Wolverhampton before his arrest.
The family of a nurse who died after a hospital failed to spot her condition fear more are affected.
Research suggests screening for 35 to 39-year-olds with a family history can reveal the disease early.
Scott Marsden, 14 from Sheffield, died when a blow to his chest caused cardiac arrest.
Expectant mothers are smoking in private because of judgement from doing so in public, a study claims.
Social media and school pressures are often blamed for a rise in young people saying they need help.
Ethan Lindenberger took to the website to ask whether he could get vaccines without his parents .
Luke Henderson's partner claims he asked for medical help eight times in the week leading up to his death.
Author Josh Barry spent nine years writing book while also completing two degrees.
How millions suffered from exposure to toxic chemicals sprayed by US forces during the Vietnam war
Lucy Evans had encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that caused her frightening delusions.
A hairdresser says his five-year-old nephew, who has cerebral palsy, inspired his specialist salon.
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.
Lara Rebecca, 18, says she knows the "darkest of the darkest" after recovering from her eating disorder.
Emily Cane's dance career was cut short and now she has communication difficulties.
The challenges facing health workers in the fight against the STI.
Alison Owen started cold water swimming around the Gower Peninsula after she left her teaching job.
A study finds the order in which you have alcoholic drinks makes no difference to your hangover.
From reversing blindness and paralysis to new treatments for cancer and infertility.
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.
Medicinal cannabis was legalised in November 2018.
Theresa May is said to eat jam after scraping mould off the surface. Is that safe?
Video consultations are saving doctors time and money, but are they good for patients, too?
Catherine Wreford, 39, has a malignant brain tumour - but that isn't stopping her from performing.
British pensioners in Europe worry about healthcare costs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
When Claire Bell became pregnant she received what appeared to be terrible news. But then she started investigating.
The smartphone is becoming a powerful medical tool that can diagnose a growing number of conditions.
BBC journalist Damon Rose went to court after a taxi driver broke the law and refused to take him and his guide dog.
One family tell how they adapted to switching their sausages and burgers to tofu and beans.
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