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BBC Health News
Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'
20 Jan 2018 00:17
Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says.
Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’
19 Jan 2018 00:25
Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.
Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'
19 Jan 2018 21:59
The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down's.
NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says
19 Jan 2018 01:19
Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says.
'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'
19 Jan 2018 01:21
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts.
UK 'in grip of worst flu season since 2011'
18 Jan 2018 17:43
Latest weekly figures show rise in numbers of patients going to their GP and being admitted to hospital.
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Abortions 'link' to premature births
Are we becoming nation of 'happy pill poppers?'
Avoid obesity to stave off mental decline
Baby talk: survey claims third of infant health websites are 'wrong'
Can cleaning teeth help prevent dementia?
Can dark chocolate help control blood pressure?
Cancer stem cell insight 'could revolutionise treatment'
Cereal bars don't deserve 'healthy image'
Chemotherapy 'encourages cancer' claim researchers
Daily aspirin use 'cuts cancer deaths'
Diabetes genes 'breakthrough'
Do heart benefits of statins outweigh diabetes risk?
Does smoking 'dope' turn you into one?
Eating egg yolks as 'bad as smoking'
Echinacea allergy warning for children under 12
Eve-olution' – natural selection may help women live longer
'Fainting runs in families'
Fertility clue for recurring miscarriage?
First operation of implant for heart failure due
Flu can spread before symptoms show
Government seeks public's views on cosmetic surgery
Grapefruit juice 'boosts cancer drugs' claim
Having aggressive personality 'doubles risk of stroke'
Having baby like 'being in a terror attack'
Healthy lifestyle in your 70s can 'add six years' to lifespan
Improved care for elderly could 'free up 7,000 hospital beds'
Lipstick chemical 'may damage muscles'
'Male pill hope' after mice research
Marmite 'stops spread' of superbugs
Measles cases in England 'almost double'
Mediterranean diet link to stronger bones
More exercise in your 50s 'cuts heart disease risk'
Number of over-65s with cancer 'to triple by 2040'
Nut consumption in pregnancy linked to 'reduced child allergy risk'
Obesity surgery 'rockets'
'Older mothers have healthier kids'
'One million people' with 'undiagnosed' chronic kidney disease
'Oral sex helps women fight depression claim'
Pacing for chronic fatigue syndrome 'not cost-effective'
'Pump iron not insulin' – weightlifting reduces men’s diabetes risk
Recession linked to rise in suicides
'Spray-on-skin' treatment for leg ulcers
Stressed men 'crave curvier women'
Worried to death? – distress linked to early death
'Yo-Yo' diets 'not a no-no'
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