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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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'Angelina Jolie effect' doubled breast gene tests
Antibiotic treatments 'fail' 15% of the time
Bacteria found in honey may help fight infection
Benefits of statins 'outweigh diabetes risk'
Brain can be ‘retrained’ to prefer healthy foods
Brain scans offer fresh insights into ADHD
Cherry juice touted as treatment for gout
Chokeberry extract 'boosts pancreas cancer chemo'
Claims e-cigarettes are a 'gateway to cocaine'
Cosmetics blamed for raised child asthma risk
Could curry spice boost brain cell repair?
Could meditation help combat migraines?
Could watching action films make you fat?
Deep-fried Mars bars: no link with sudden stroke
Do artificial sweeteners raise diabetes risk?
Dry-roasted peanuts may be worst for nut allergies
Ebola outbreak to get worse, says WHO
Ebola vaccine hope after successful animal study
Gay people have 'poorer health' and 'GP issues'
Heart failure drug could 'cut deaths by a fifth'
High levels of tooth decay found in three-year-olds
How immunotherapy might treat multiple sclerosis
HPV urine test could screen for cervical cancer
Hundreds report waking up during surgery
Job insecurity may increase adult asthma risk
Late cancer diagnosis 'costing lives and money'
Lumpectomy 'as effective as double mastectomy'
Media multitasking 'brain shrink' claims unproven
Missing breakfast linked to type 2 diabetes
Mums 'feel shame' about how they feed their babies
People may be addicted to eating rather than food
Pregnant drinking may harm kids' mental health
Prescription sleeping pills linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk
'Rebooted' stem cells may lead to new treatments
Regular walking breaks 'protect arteries'
Sibling bullying linked to young adult depression
Skirt size increase ups breast cancer risk
Students showing signs of phone addiction
Sugar intake guideline 'needs lowering'
Watch less TV to prevent obesity, says NICE
Wearing a bra 'doesn't raise breast cancer risk'
Weight discrimination study fuels debate
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Will a 'wonder drug' be available in 10 years?
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