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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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Aggressive breast cancer protein discovered
Call to tackle maternal blood infection risk
Children’s TV contains unhealthy 'food cues'
Could a blood test screen for suicide risk?
Could new potential treatment mean safer IVF?
Cycling linked to prostate cancer, but not infertility
Deadly MERS 'camel flu' may now be airborne
Eating more than 5 a day 'brings no extra benefit'
Emotions manipulated in Facebook study
'Exercise may help prevent Alzheimer's disease'
Frozen testicle tissue produces mice offspring
Gene mutation linked to distinct type of autism
Headbanging could damage your (Motör)head
HIV 'reservoirs' may form earlier than expected
Kids who know their fast food logos 'grow up fat'
Lab-grown corneas could prevent blindness
Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow
'More adults should be taking statins,' says NICE
'Morning sickness' linked to healthier babies
New Alzheimer’s test may help future clinical trials
Obese women may have 'food learning impairment'
Obesity link for siblings
Offer weight loss surgery to diabetics, says NICE
Over-60s exercise claim based on just 12 people
Owning a dog may make older adults fitter
Paracetamol 'doesn’t work' for lower back pain
Parents of autistic kids 'have autistic traits too'
Prediabetes label 'unhelpful', experts argue
Probiotics 'may improve blood pressure'
Protein may help control diabetes symptoms
Running 7 minutes a day 'halves heart death risk'
Sex addiction affects brain in 'same way as drugs'
Should donor blood be screened for hepatitis E?
Sleep deprivation may affect memory
Spoons lead to inaccurate medicine doses for kids
Steroid asthma inhalers restrict children’s growth
Study explores effect of plain cigarette packs
Study links shift work to increased risk of diabetes
Study offers insight into genetics of schizophrenia
Tests can predict teens most likely to binge drink
Tiny area of the brain linked to fear of the future
TV and gaming after work 'leads to feelings of guilt'
Two-question test for alcohol misuse 'effective'
UK Ebola case confirmed but risk remains low
Umami flavouring 'may help you feel fuller faster'
Vasectomy-associated prostate cancer risk 'small'
Warning over waistline link to type 2 diabetes
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