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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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Acrylamide in frozen chips 'cancer risk'
Acupuncture has 'hidden dangers'
Acute hospital services on 'brink of collapse' claim
Altered sleep patterns 'early sign' of Alzheimer's
Breast cancer screening 'halves the number of deaths'
Can you really be both 'fat and fit?'
Childhood obesity may impact on heart health in later life
Chocoholics beware! Chocolate can 'trigger opium-like cravings'
Claims of GM foods 'link to cancer' disputed by other researchers
Complaints about doctors at 'record high'
Controlled crying 'safe for babies'
Diet rich in antioxidants can cut heart attack risk
Drug 'breakthrough' for children with premature ageing disease progeria
Eating organic food 'won’t make you healthier'
E-cigarettes may 'damage lungs'
Fish oil can 'make children less naughty'
Free bus pass is 'ticket to good health'
Frozen IVF embryos lead to 'healthier babies'
Glass shape 'affects' drinking speed
Growing up in countryside 'doubles Alzheimer's risk'
Half of medical reporting 'is subject to spin'
Horrible bosses: do they cause heart attacks?
'It's not what you eat, it's when you eat' claim
Mammograms 'boost breast cancer risk' in women with 'faulty genes'
Many low-fat foods 'stuffed full of calories'
Mice give clue to 'self-repairing skin'
Miscarriage concerns over common BPA chemicals
New optical technique that 'can see under skin'
New 'SARS-like' virus detected
New zinc supplement is a 'botox-booster'
Painkiller 'deafness fears' for older women
Painkillers may be making a million headaches worse
Sharp rise in hospital admissions for stress – 'recession to blame'
Should we allow 'three-parent' IVF
Smoking may make your sleep suffer
Stem cell 'deafness cure' (but only in gerbils)
Tackles on the rugby pitch 'increase dementia risk' claims
Vaccine 'hope' to end hay fever misery
Walking to rhythm can 'help beat symptoms of Parkinson's'
Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Widely used sleeping pill 'increases dementia' risk
'Working yourself to death' – overtime link to heart disease
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