Burnham to reset expectations of NHS

Shadow Health secretary, Andy Burnham, addresses deletes at the Labour party conference in Manchester this morning.
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Shadow health secretary says people must be more realistic

Apple targets ‘silver surfers’ with iPad

Modified tablet for Japan to tap into the ageing population

infrared tracking of multiple mosquitoes attempting to reach a human volunteer
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Fight intensifies against a killer disease

Despite progress, existing treatments and pesticides are losing their effectiveness

Bristol-Myers cancer drugs shows promise

Phase-two trial finds tumour shrinkage in 59% of participants

Serco loses hospital sterilising contract

Blood and tissue found on allegedly ‘clean’ equipment

FILE - NOVEMBER 13, 2012: Nurses warn about the loss of 60.000 posts since the coalition came to power, but the Department of Health insists on a strong NHS performance. BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 16: Nurses in the accident and emergency dept of Selly Oak Hospital work during a busy shift on March 16, 2010 in Birmingham, England. As the UK gears up for one of the most hotly contested general elections in recent history it is expected that that the economy, immigration, industry, the NHS and education are likely to form the basis of many of the debates. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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NHS cash crunch to hit after election

FT analysis reveals scale of looming financial black hole

The company that is on constant alert

International SOS gives medical help to workers across the world

Johnson & Johnson: playing patience

Healthcare group has lots of money. It should not spend it now

IBM signs digital health deal with Apple

Doctors and insurers can gain access to Apple Watch health data

Cardiac Monitor

Rich foreigners aid private hospitals

Middle Eastern patients boost London’s healthcare market

Fund boosts Wales biotech sector

Cardiff government investment fund backs proton beam centre

Healthcare Reits: Senior moment

The healthcare and property sectors are timeless

Internet of things speeds health delivery

Technology allows patients to have the kind of monitoring once reserved for urgent cases

Investors back proton-beam cancer centres

Biotech entrepreneur leads push to open clinics a year before NHS

Small-cap Week, April 4

Dunedin Enterprise, e-Therapeutics, LED and Parkmead featured

Week in Review, April 4

M&A frenzy, US cable sector consolidation, CCB and more

Outsourcer Mitie warns on profits

Groups find home care budgets tighter than expected

Tenet/United Surgical: knife edge

No one wants to pay for long hospital stays

Google delves deeper into health data

Google Fit and Google Genomics among recent bets revealing far-reaching interest in sector

State of India’s government health system

Its failings should matter more to Indians


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An elderly man uses a magnifier to see the descriptions on a pack of medicine at a pharmacy in Dandong, Liaoning province March 30, 2011 ©Jacky Chen/Reuter Health: Emerging Markets


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