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BBC Health News
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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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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