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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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'Prozac nation' claim as antidepressant use soars
Air pollution linked to lung cancer and heart failure
Blood pressure drug may help treat dementia
Breastfeeding may boost babies' brain power
Can drinking coffee really cut suicide risk by half?
Can gene test screen for postnatal depression?
Casual sex linked to depression and anxiety
Claims blood test predicts lifespan are exaggerated
Condom use linked to better vaginal health
Could lifelong reading protect against dementia?
Could new tests use sugar to help detect cancer?
Cranberries not a proven cure for bladder infection
'Cuddle hormone' oxytocin may play role in fear
Decongestant sprays linked to rare birth defects
Dementia rates dropping
Do fluoride levels in cheap tea pose a health risk?
Does plain packaging help smokers quit?
Eating oily fish may lower anxiety when pregnant
Exercise in a pill is still the stuff of science fiction
Fish oil supplements linked to prostate cancer
Fish oils may be linked to reduced breast cancer risk
Food poisoning warning over fruit and veg
Health has improved among over-90s
Heart disease risk higher in men who skip breakfast
Is eating meat infected with bovine TB harmful?
IVF poses minimal risk of autism and low IQ
Keogh review on hospital deaths published
Little proof gum disease causes Alzheimer's
Long-term shift work 'doubles' breast cancer risk
Media blames 'ladettes' as alcohol-related deaths rise
Media’s talk of a ‘misery molecule’ is misleading
NHS advisers reject meningitis B vaccine
NHS surgeon data may hide poor performance
No proof that singing in a choir is good for heart
People with epilepsy 'have higher risk of early death'
Poor mental health may be more common in gangs
Recession 'impacts people with mental illness most'
Regular 'mini-strolls' may cut chance of diabetes
Scientists grow 'tiny livers' from human stem cells
Scientists unlock cause of cat allergies
Set bedtimes may be good for kids' development
Sleep patterns could be affected by the full moon
Smart knife can tell cancer cells from healthy tissue
Stem cells extracted from urine used to 'grow teeth'
Why 'fat gene' mutation may make you obese
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