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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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Antipsychotics still overprescribed in dementia
Aspirin may curb memory loss in elderly women
Bad news 'stresses women more'
Can drinking coffee make you go blind?
Can fish oil prevent heart attack deaths?
Can tomatoes prevent a stroke?
Childhood brain injury 'link' to criminality
Chips and burnt toast 'linked' to low birth weight
Could less sleep increase teen diabetes risk?
Cranberry juice 'won't prevent' bladder infections
'Dirty Brits are world's worst flu spreaders'
Does blood pressure influence prostate cancer survival?
Does breast cancer screening do more harm than good?
Drinking alcohol every day 'link' to brain damage
'Dud' typhoid fever vaccine fears
Echinacea cold study claims analysed
Effects of supplements on medicines 'dangerous'
Exercise before breakfast 'leads to extra weight loss'
Fish 'may cut' stroke risk – supplements don’t
Gene link to placebo effect
Having desk job 'doubles risk' of heart attack
High blood pressure in pregnancy 'can lower' child’s IQ
'High cholesterol genes' discovered
Hip resurfacing 'not suitable' for women
HPV jab and teen promiscuity: 'no link'
HRT can 'cut heart attack deaths'
Huge rise in gout cases
Is PMT a myth?
Junk food 'fuelling stroke crisis for young people'
Media claims 'sex addiction' is real
Multivitamins 'reduce cancer risk' in men
New 5-day morning-after pill in 'promiscuity' claims
New drug to 'stop stroke surgery damage'
New fertility formula 'predicts pregnancy' chances
New traffic-light food labels get go-ahead
'No evidence' that vitamin D protects against colds and flu
Non-melanoma skin cancer sunbed risk
Playing football is 'best way' for men to tackle high blood pressure
'Poo transplants' for treating C. difficile
Problems quitting smoking? 'Inhale less' advise NICE
Sharp rise in children's throat infections – is tonsillitis to blame?
'Smart drug' offers breast cancer hope
Study looks at creativity link with mental illness
Three-parent IVF trialled
UK facing breast cancer 'timebomb'
Weight loss 'skills training' shows promise
Women smokers who quit young cut death risk
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