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Could a simple breath test detect lung cancer?

Could breath test detect lung cancer?

People could soon detect whether they have lung cancer using a simple breath test.

Expectant mothers are safe to fly up to the 37th week of their pregnancy, new advice says

New flying guidelines issued for pregnant women

Expectant mothers are safe to fly up to the 37th week of their pregnancy, new advice says.

Key questions on cancer answered

Cancer - key questions answered

Want to increase your knowledge of cancer - its risk factors, symptoms and more? Want to better understand the report from Cancer Research UK that one in two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives?

Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans has revealed he is having tests for "a prostate issue"

DJ Evans reveals 'prostate issue'

Radio DJ Chris Evans has revealed he is undergoing tests for "a prostate issue".

Offering shopping vouchers to pregnant women who smoke may help to encourage them to quit

Vouchers 'deter pregnant women from smoking'

Offering shopping vouchers to pregnant women who smoke may help to encourage them to quit, research has found.

A new study has revealed that many people with asthma may have been misdiagnosed

Many asthma patients 'misdiagnosed'

New guidance is to be issued to help doctors spot signs of asthma after recent research found three in 10 people receiving treatment for the condition may have been given the wrong diagnosis.

Having heartburn most days for three weeks or more can be a sign of cancer, according to a health campaign.

Heartburn 'possible sign of cancer'

People are being urged not to ignore heartburn as it could be a sign of cancer if the condition persists.

A drop in blood pressure levels has helped save thousands of lives between 2000 and 2007, new figures show

Blood pressure dip 'saving lives'

The lives of more than 20,000 people in England were saved between 2000 and 2007 as a result of efforts to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, new research has revealed.

Researchers have developed a new test they say can improve the detection of heart attacks in women

New heart attack test for women

A doctor claims a new test to diagnose heart attacks is capable of saving the lives of many women.