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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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Almost half of all UK adults may be living with chronic pain
Brain scans find differences in 'badly behaved' teen boys
Broccoli compounds may help combat chronic diseases
Children's plastic toys can 'harbour viruses for hours'
Coffee's cancer risk downgraded (as long as you don't drink it hot)
Could 5:2 diet play a role in preventing breast cancer?
Could statins prevent breast cancer returning?
Cranberry juice 'useful' for women with recurring UTIs, claims study
Depression blood test could lead to personalised treatments
Diabetes drugs may be useful for Alzheimer's, mice research finds
Drugs, ginger and acupuncture 'best for morning sickness'
'Friendly' virus repairs damaged liver cells (but only in mice)
Green tea extract 'boosts mental ability' in people with Down's
Heart attacks linked to media statin reports ... reports media
Is 'Disney Princess culture' a bad influence on young girls?
Migraines linked to increased heart disease risk in women
Research raises hope of a 'Holy Grail' universal cancer vaccine
Risky stem cell treatment 'halts progress of multiple sclerosis'
Should we 'eat breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper'?
Should we rethink the causes of anorexia?
Sports drinks may have adverse effects on teens' dental health
'Stop demonising butter,' say researchers
Study says there's no link between cholesterol and heart disease
Study suggests that inflammation is behind period pain
Teens who vape e-cigs 'six times more likely to smoke cigarettes'
Ten years of hormone breast cancer drugs 'may benefit some'
Three servings of wholegrains a day 'cuts risk of early death'
Women are more likely to suffer from anxiety than men
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