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BBC Health News
Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’
20 Feb 2018 17:13
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes, a court rules.
WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe
20 Feb 2018 15:26
There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.
Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns
20 Feb 2018 01:30
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.
Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights
20 Feb 2018 09:45
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.
A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '
19 Feb 2018 14:02
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.
Woman pleads guilty after Tunstall ambulance abuse note
20 Feb 2018 14:53
Kirsty Sharman admits a public order offence after leaving a foul-mouthed note on an ambulance.
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Air dryers 'blown away' by paper towels in germ tests
Anxiety affects children in different ways
Are pollution and attention problems related?
Are silver surfers more health savvy?
Breastfeeding voucher scheme 'shows promise'
Can a yoghurt a day reduce diabetes risk?
Cancer guidelines may improve diagnosis rates
Could depression be the result of a brain infection?
Do people who take weight loss pills eat unhealthily?
Does being poor make your teeth fall out?
Does having a hobby help you live longer?
Ebola vaccine shows promise in human trials
'Elite controllers' may provide clues for HIV cure
'Food environment' needs changing, doctors argue
Fruit chemical may prevent organ damage
Genes tweaked to 'starve' prostate cancer cells
'Good ways to pop a pill'
Have antibiotic changes upped heart infections?
Health workers 'neglect hygiene late in their shifts'
Is growth in ADHD 'caused by marketing'?
Just one kiss 'spreads 80 million bugs'
Long-term cannabis users brains 'are different'
Long-term mobile phone use and cancer
Majority of supermarket chickens carry food bug
No proof 5:2 diet prevents cancer
Norovirus returns: advice is to stay away from GP
Report links obesity to advanced prostate cancer
Sadness 'lasts longer' than other emotions
Sex with funny, rich men linked with more orgasms
Shift work 'ages the brain', study suggests
Short height 'linked to dementia death risk'
'Smart drug' modafinil won't make you brainier
Smoking increases risk of chronic back pain
Stem cells could repair Parkinson's damage
Ten point plan to tackle liver disease published
Therapy reduces risk of suicide or self-harm
Triclosan soap linked to mouse liver cancers
UK 'among worst' for cancer linked to obesity
Uneven or large breasts can cause teen angst
Vegetarian diet 'could have slight benefits in diabetes'
Watching 'Dad's Army' won't stop you going blind
Weight loss surgery cuts diabetes risk in very obese
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