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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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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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