More medical news from BBC Health
Cancer fund cuts 25 treatments
BBC Health : September 4, 2015, 8:46 am
The Cancer Drugs Fund in England has cut 25 treatments from the list of medicines it funds.
Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola
BBC Health : September 4, 2015, 3:02 am
A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
Pregnancy call for whooping cough jab
BBC Health : September 3, 2015, 5:29 am
Pregnant women should ensure they have the whooping cough vaccine to protect their babies, Public Health England is urging.
Care of dying 'still inconsistent'
BBC Health : September 3, 2015, 5:25 am
Palliative care experts say more investment is needed to improve the care of dying patients.
Aspirin 'might boost cancer therapy'
BBC Health : September 3, 2015, 5:24 am
Aspirin may be able to boost the effectiveness of cutting-edge cancer medicines that bolster the immune system, scientists say.