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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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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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