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BBC Health News
Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS
18 Nov 2017 02:04
Ninety MPs write to the PM, saying patients are being "failed" by strained NHS social care services.
Dog owners lowers early death risk, study finds
17 Nov 2017 10:02
Researchers found a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, especially hunting breeds.
First gene-editing in human body attempt
16 Nov 2017 09:40
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.
Autism concern over home schooling rise in Wales
17 Nov 2017 06:25
Many autistic children are struggling to cope in schools and are being removed, a charity warns.
Tia has epidermolysis bullosa - known as 'butterfly skin'
16 Nov 2017 00:23
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study
16 Nov 2017 00:46
Men who don't seek help for depression could have an impact on their children, a study suggests.
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1980s fat guidelines 'lacked evidence,' study argues
Anger possibly linked with non-fatal heart attacks
Could a 30-minute 'power nap' make up for a bad night's sleep?
Depression linked to violent crime
Do men have greater chewing power than women?
Does deadly diet drug DNP defeat diabetes?
E-cigarettes may make lungs vulnerable to infection
'Facebook envy' associated with symptoms of depression
Finger length 'not a pointer' for future sexual behaviour
Flu and freezing weather may be driving up winter death rates
Flu jab is not a 'waste of time'
'Game changer' HIV drug cuts infection risk by 86%
Healthy older adults carry leukaemia mutations
HRT increases ovarian cancer risk by small amount
Impact of daytime naps on children's sleep quality uncertain
Is asthma being overdiagnosed?
Longer sleep linked to stroke
Long-term smoking 'may cause' brain shrinkage
Many deaths of mentally ill in custody 'avoidable'
Media heralds the discovery of 'infidelity gene'
Media overstates dementia benefits of Mediterranean diet
Menopausal symptoms 'last longer' than previously thought
Modified bacteria may be useful in treating diabetes
Molecule could protect against Alzheimer's disease
MPs vote to give the go-ahead to three-parent IVF
Nanoparticles used to treat damaged arteries
New HPV vaccine may protect against 90% of cervical cancers
Obesity damage to eggs may be reversible
Over two hours screen time a day may raise a child’s blood pressure
Peanut butter for non-allergic babies may reduce later allergies
Plain packaging 'may help smokers to cut down'
Researchers may have unmasked mystery of cannabis 'munchies'
Shouting 'OW!' may help increase pain tolerance
'Smart insulin' could be used to treat type 1 diabetes
Strenuous jogging 'as bad as doing no exercise' claim
Sunlight UV damage to skin persists even after dark
Super-strength 'skunk' cannabis linked to psychosis
Teen screen time linked to less sleep
Type 1 diabetes 'more dangerous' in women
Unemployment and job insecurity linked to increased risk of suicide
When Minnie met Mickey: is rodent romance all in the mind?
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