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BBC Health News
Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS
18 Nov 2017 02:04
Ninety MPs write to the PM, saying patients are being "failed" by strained NHS social care services.
Dog owners lowers early death risk, study finds
17 Nov 2017 10:02
Researchers found a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, especially hunting breeds.
First gene-editing in human body attempt
16 Nov 2017 09:40
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.
Autism concern over home schooling rise in Wales
17 Nov 2017 06:25
Many autistic children are struggling to cope in schools and are being removed, a charity warns.
Tia has epidermolysis bullosa - known as 'butterfly skin'
16 Nov 2017 00:23
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study
16 Nov 2017 00:46
Men who don't seek help for depression could have an impact on their children, a study suggests.
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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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