A simple blood test could help diagnose patients

Simple blood test could help GPs diagnose rare cancer

15 August 2018 08:41

A simple blood test could help GPs detect a rare form of bone marrow cancer much earlier, a new study suggests.

Heathrow arrivals faced long queues at passport control

Passengers wait two and a half hours in 'unacceptable' Heathrow queues

Passengers arriving at Heathrow Airport last month faced queues of over two and a half hours at passport control, new figures have revealed.

Hundreds of Ryanair flights will not take off as planned

Ryanair passengers suffer flight cancellations

Hundreds of Ryanair flights will not take off as planned on Friday due to pilot strikes in five countries.

A low carb diet could lead to increased diabetes risk

Fad diets 'could increase diabetes risk'

Fad diets that cut out carbs while increasing fat consumption could lead to an increased risk of diabetes, according to new research.

Superdrug now offers HIV self-testing kits across its 200 pharmacy stores

HIV self-testing kits hit the High Street

HIV testing has become even more accessible after a self-testing kit was made available from a High Street retailer.

Women heart attack patients were more likely to survive if treated by a female doctor

Women heart attack patients 'more likely to be saved by female doctors'

Women patients are more likely to survive a heart attack if they are treated by a female doctor, a new US study has revealed.

Passengers face long queues at passport control

BA chief labels Heathrow queues a 'border farce'

The head of British Airways has branded two-hour queues facing travellers at Heathrow's passport control as a "border farce."

Diabetes treatment should be more tailored

Diabetes care 'should be personalised by gender'

Simple factors such as gender and body mass can help doctors to personalise care for patients with type 2 diabetes and avoid harmful side effects, according to a study.

A Gatwick Express train on the approach into London Victoria

Gatwick Express '30-minute' claims ruled misleading

Gatwick Express must no longer claim it runs "non-stop to Victoria station in half an hour" and "in just 30 minutes" unless it can achieve the time in most cases, a watchdog has ruled.

Carers should be offered more support during key periods

More support needed for holiday-time carers

A charity is calling for greater access to respite support after it emerged that 72% of Britain's 700,000 young carers feel lonely and isolated during the summer holidays.

New Heathrow rail links are being discussed

Plans to link Heathrow to the west by train

A plan to build new rail links with Heathrow Airport and connect Windsor's two train stations have been submitted to the Government.

BA flights have been hit by French air traffic control strikes

BA boss 'optimistic' over potential end to strikes

The head of International Airlines Group (IAG), the company that owns British Airways, is 'optimistic' about a legal challenge to end crippling strikes.

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