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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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Antidepressant link to heart changes confirmed
Are 'turbocharged' immune cells key to cancer cure?
'Baseless claims' its harder for women to lose weight
Body shape stories fail to kill off myths
Breast cancer drug studies 'subject to spin'
Breast cancer drugs set for preventative use
Can children 'grow out' of autism?
Cancer death rates are a third higher in men
Claims ginseng is 'new Viagra' just don’t stand up
Claims whistling can potty train babies 'far-fetched'
Cleaning jobs linked to adult asthma
DIY depression therapy - self-help books 'effective'
Do epilepsy and migraine share a genetic link?
Does a veggie diet lead to a healthier heart?
Does getting more sleep reduce memory loss?
Does the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet work?
Dubious claims that crying babies 'self-soothe'
Early lunchers lose more weight, study finds
Eating your 5 A DAY 'could make you more optimistic'
Fast-food 'link' to child asthma and eczema
Fatness in older women 'may not be their fault'
Global consensus on safe drinking limits 'required'
Going bald by 40 'raises prostate cancer risk'
Health benefits of holidays 'exaggerated'
Is blinking a sign of a 'brain nap?'
Is children's asthma made worse by inhalers?
Is Viagra a new wonder diet pill?
IVF pregnancies 'increase blood clot risk' in mothers
Jabs 'more upsetting' for babies of first-time mums
Lightning may cause 'thunderous headaches'
Long-term aspirin use 'increases blindness risk'
New meningitis B vaccine approved for UK use
New strain of norovirus detected
Nine out of 10 sunbeds have 'unsafe' UV levels
One million Brits can 'dump deodorant'
Overweight people 'live longer' study claims
Passive smoking link to dementia
Pill-size camera may make cancer diagnosis easier
Plastic plates and kidney stones claim 'overcooked'
Pollen in pregnancy could be linked to infant asthma
Quitting smoking 'reduces anxiety levels'
Sex using condoms is 'just as good'
Spirituality 'link' to mental illness
Twitter diet? Tweeting can 'aid weight loss'
Women's smoking death risk 'highest ever'
Wrong fat in pregnancy diet 'may make kids fatter'
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