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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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Are men's sex drives to blame for the menopause?
Are short, intense exercise bursts enough to stay fit?
Are weekly workouts as good as daily exercise?
Baldness drug finasteride (propecia) 'cuts men's drinking'
Brain scans link high GI diet to food cravings
Breast cancer screening 'may not reduce deaths'
Breastfed babies 'upwardly mobile' study claims
Can antibiotics cause eczema in children?
Can cuddle hormone ease pain of social rejection?
Charity calls for ban of 'face-down restraint'
Childhood obesity-related hospital visits quadruple
Claim that statins damage muscles 'overblown'
Claims angry Lego faces could upset children
Cocktail of skin cancer drugs 'shrinks melanomas'
Controversial advice on chemicals in pregnancy
Could naked mole rats' "gooey" skin stop cancer?
Diabetes drugs may be linked to pancreatic cancer
Do you lose your memory when you lose your teeth?
Drugs to be offered to women at high risk of breast cancer
Earlier breast screening in high-risk women shows 'encouraging' results
Female kidney and bladder cancers diagnosed late
Health inequalities shown in early deaths
Iron pills in pregnancy 'make babies healthier'
Is road traffic pollution really a cause of autism?
Just a few extra pounds increases heart failure risk
Link between going grey and stress uncertain
Michael Douglas, oral sex and throat cancer
Migraine study finds more genes that cause condition
Misguided claims alcohol in pregnancy helps baby
New colour-coded food nutrition labels
New Down’s syndrome blood test 'more reliable'
NICE publishes guidance on cutting down smoking
No evidence speed cameras raise crash risk
No proof heading footballs causes brain damage
Paper towels may be more hygienic than air dryers
Promising news about potential diabetes vaccine
Scientists identify gene pattern linked to autism
Some types of e-cigarettes to be regulated as medicines
Tenofovir halves HIV risk for injecting drug users
UK government backs 'three-parent' IVF
Unborn babies may 'practise' crying
Vegetarian diet linked to longer lifespan
Viagra prices to drop – sales expected to grow
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