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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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Anaemia may be linked to increased dementia risk
Artificial ear grown in lab
Autism and ADHD associated with video game 'addiction'
Autistic traits may be more common in anorexic girls
Better kidney care could save thousands of lives
Camels may be source of MERS virus transmission
Can a big breakfast help you lose weight?
Can excess coffee intake lead to an 'early grave'?
Childhood bullying 'casts shadow' over adult life
Children of obese mums may die younger
Claims raspberries boost fertility 'misleading'
Cocaine may affect the way the body stores fat
Cocoa may improve blood flow to the brain in elderly
Controversy over DSM-5: new mental health guide
Could a blood test measure suicide risk?
Could a week of camping reset your body clock?
Could eating broccoli slow the onset of arthritis?
Could 'famous faces test' be used to spot dementia?
Could three fizzy drinks a day damage your health?
Could using Facebook make you sad?
'Death test' claims hyped
Did credit crunch cause 'angry mum' genetic effect?
Dietary copper intake may be linked to Alzheimer's
Does breastfeeding lower Alzheimer's risk?
Does 'ginger gene' increase skin cancer risk?
Dogs 'warn diabetics' after smelling low blood sugar
Flu jab linked with lower risk of heart attack
Fruit may lower diabetes risk while juice may raise it
George W Bush undergoes heart stent operation
Half of all seven-year-olds not exercising enough
Immune system could be altered to attack cancer
Is the secret to happiness really more time at work?
New malaria vaccine could save millions of lives
NICE approves new test for spread of breast cancer
No 'cheap cure' for high blood pressure
Oily fish may reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis
Poverty 'consumes' your mental capacity
'Promising' new test for ovarian cancer developed
Researchers map genetics of 30 common cancers
Scientists grow mini 'human brain' in the lab
Singing exercises may help control snoring
Surviving traumatic events could help you live longer
Teen drinking linked to raised breast cancer risk
Toll of obesity-related deaths 'underestimated'
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