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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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Adding fluoride to water does prevent tooth decay
Alcohol at end of aisles linked to 'boosted sales'
Angry outbursts may up heart attack risk
Antibiotic resistance 'toolkit' launched
Are e-cigarettes a 'gateway to nicotine addiction'?
Back pain 'leading cause of disability,' study finds
Breast cancer exercise advice may change
Call for changes to infant organ donation guidelines
Childhood nightmares link to psychotic experiences
Children's diets contain 'too much salt'
Claims new blood test can detect Alzheimer's disease
'Couch potato' lifestyle linked to bigger bums
Could a DNA test predict obesity risk in children?
Could Botox be used to treat severe asthma
Could spinal fluid test give early Alzheimer’s warning?
Do short people also have smaller IQs?
Doctors launch new tool to measure your 'heart age'
Easy access to takeaways 'increases obesity risk'
First cat-to-human TB infections reported
High protein diet not as bad for you as smoking
HIV 'gene hack' offers new treatment hope
How seaweed could slow the obesity tidal wave
Low-level drinking in early pregnancy 'harms baby'
New fast track drug scheme to help severely ill
NICE cancer email hoax warning
NICE: 'schools should provide morning-after pill'
No evidence that plain cigarette packs work, says industry funded study
No proof that high-dose cannabis is more addictive
Obese 11-year-old girls 'get lower school grades'
Oxytocin nasal spray tested for anorexia
Parental smoking 'ages' children’s arteries
'Peeing' in pool may create harmful byproducts
Rapid breathing 'better' for premature babies
Reliability of stem cell 'breakthrough' questioned
Saturated fats and heart disease link 'unproven'
Scarlet fever cases on the rise in England
Should people with 'fat genes' avoid fried food?
Smoke-free laws linked to improved child health
Statins may slow progression of MS
Statins side effects are minimal study argues
Study fails to prove effects of stress on fertility
Three-quarters of people with flu have no symptoms
WHO says halving sugar target has extra benefit
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