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UK's first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later.

'Asthma is a killer - it took away my miracle daughter'

The mother of a 10-year-old asthma victim calls for the condition to be taken more seriously.

Danger map reveals health threat zone

South America could be home to the next major threat to the world's health, researchers say.

Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.