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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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20% rise in penile cancer
Are energy drinks linked to drug use?
'Boris bikes' may be good for your health
Brain development may be affected by chemicals
Caesareans linked to obesity in offspring
Can pain be 'switched off'?
Charity urges EU to give kids cancer drugs access
Claims of 'anti-ageing pill' may be premature
Commuting 'can lower your sense of wellbeing'
Cycling safety – a special report
Dangers of cat bites overstated by media
Diabetes claim for low-fat yoghurt not proven
Do Tetris weight loss claims stack up?
Donated human eye cells could help restore vision
Draft regulations on 'three parent' IVF published
E-cigs – will EU regulation do more harm than good?
Fears pregnant women are ignoring folic acid advice
Female stroke survivors’ quality of life investigated
Five-year 'death test' provides few answers
Flu jab may cut stroke risk by a quarter
Gene tests for prostate cancer may be possible
Gum disease may be linked to arthritis
Is breast milk really best, American study asks
Is cooked meat linked to increased dementia risk?
Is there such a thing as a 'lazy gene'?
Media hype blood clot risk of birth control pills
Men's and women's brains found to be different sizes
MPs vote to ban smoking in cars carrying children
Nanofibre lined tubes used to 'move' brain tumours
New deadly strain of bird flu may have emerged
NICE drugs policy for the elderly is unchanged
NICE publishes new draft guidelines on statins use
Over a million babies a year die on first day of life
Patients 'safer with better-educated nurses'
Roll-ups 'as hazardous as factory made cigarettes'
Stethoscopes could spread hospital infections
Strokes 'may be linked to temperature', study finds
Study highlights child burns dangers in the home
Sugar intake linked to heart disease deaths
'Talking therapies' could help with schizophrenia
'UK's suicide rate highest among middle-aged men'
Vitamin C not proven to 'boost' chemo
What type of people choose assisted suicide?
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