Health

Jeremy Paxman: Parkinson's 'makes you wish you hadn't been born'

A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said: "We want a society where every person with a neurological disease, along with their families...

NHS spring Covid booster jab booking service to open

Chief executive Graham Thomas told BBC News there had been big demand in the few weeks since the Pfizer vaccine went on sale, with more than 1,500 cus...

PM defends NHS record as targets missed in England

Referring to the overall waiting list for treatment of 7.54 million, the PM said: "A drop of almost 200,000 in the last five months shows what the NHS...

Atogepant: New migraine drug recommended for NHS use in England

Atogepant is a new type of anti-calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) drug, which is specifically designed to treat migraines. They work by blocking ...

Hammersmith Hospital trial to double match blood for kidney transplants

The NHS hopes that by matching white blood cell type - also known as tissue type or HLA type - as close as possible between the blood donor and the or...

'Zombie' drug xylazine found in cannabis THC vapes in UK

The UK's Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recently recommended to the government xylazine be listed as a Class C drug, putting it in the same c...