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Aspirin may help treat aggressive breast cancer

Wed, 08/18/2021 - 00:08
Doctors hope it could boost the anti-cancer power of other drugs to fight hard-to-treat tumours.
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Outrage at chronic fatigue syndrome advice update pause

Wed, 08/18/2021 - 00:06
NICE decided to pause the final update to its advice just hours before planned publication.
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Covid-vaccine scientists begin plague-jab trial

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:18
The first volunteers have received a dose of the vaccine, made using the same technology as the Covid jab.
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UK blood supplies to be used to make life-saving drug

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 00:35
Plasma from donors in England can now be used for the medicine, after a previous ban on UK supplies.
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Twitter's new design to get fix after headache complaints

Mon, 08/16/2021 - 13:51
Unveiled last week, the redesign involved high-contrast colours and a custom-designed font, Chirp.
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Covid-19: Daughter of Oxfordshire man urges caution

Mon, 08/16/2021 - 06:24
David Allum, 58, died after complications from Covid-19 despite receiving both vaccine doses.
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Covid: Self-isolation ends for double-jabbed and under-18s

Mon, 08/16/2021 - 04:01
Rules change in England and Northern Ireland for contacts of people who test positive for Covid.
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Covid: 16 and 17-year-olds in England to be offered jab by 23 August

Sun, 08/15/2021 - 00:20
Those in England will be offered a jab or the chance to book one by 23 August, the government says.
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Covid: Carrie Johnson urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

Sat, 08/14/2021 - 14:44
The PM's wife, who is expecting a baby, says she is "feeling great" after having her second vaccine.
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