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BBC Health News
Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows
22 Sep 2017 00:47
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not told of the risk.
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
22 Sep 2017 00:45
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%
22 Sep 2017 05:19
The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years.
Epilepsy drug's safety reviewed over pregnancy risk
21 Sep 2017 18:01
Women whose children have been harmed by sodium valproate will give evidence to a European panel.
Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen
22 Sep 2017 00:50
Papworth Hospital opened as a tuberculosis colony and celebrates its 100th year in 2018.
Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time
21 Sep 2017 07:53
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts.
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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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