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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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Adult cells turned into stem cells in the body
'Adverse childhood events' linked to premature death
Can a glass of wine a day reduce depression risk?
Can blueberries and red wine boost immunity?
Claim that antidepressants cause diabetes unproven
Clean water does not 'cause dementia'
Controversial call to make 'post-fertilisation pill'
Could a heart attack test save thousands of women's lives?
Death rate 'much higher' in English than US hospitals
Diet and exercise 'cut womb cancer risk'
Do processed baby foods 'lack nutritional value'?
Does testicle size play a role in parental ability?
Doubt cast on the benefits of omega-3 for the brain
E-readers may benefit some with dyslexia
Flu research may lead to universal vaccine
Gene breast test could avoid need for chemo
Healthy living may 'reverse' cellular ageing
Hip replacement deaths drop by a half since 2003
How cigarette packet warnings affect children
Insomniacs 'find it harder to concentrate'
Is being married 'better than chemo' for cancer?
Link between Calpol and asthma 'not proven'
Midday naps may boost toddlers’ memory skills
Misleading claims of 'cure for Down's syndrome'
More data on survival with new skin cancer drug
MPs call for more transparent clinical trials
Mucus in the gut may help relieve bowel inflammation
Neck surgery suggested as cure for blood pressure
New advice on pros and cons of breast screening
New genetic clue in 'puzzle' of anorexia
New heart op could save 'thousands of lives'
New HIV vaccine hope?
NHS hepatitis C infection warning for women
'No link' between nuclear power plants and child cancer
Obesity in England 'rising at a slower rate'
Psoriasis drug tested as type 1 diabetes treatment
Researchers identify 'jet lag gene'
Salt jab not 'a miracle cure' for back pain
Statin use linked to small increase in cataracts risk
Stopping tamoxifen 'ups breast cancer risk'
Treatment of depression in children 'needs improving'
Vaping 'matches patches for stopping smoking'
Warnings issued over deadly DNP 'diet drug'
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