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BBC Health News
YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'
26 May 2018 09:24
Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.
Boots owner denies overcharging NHS for cancer mouthwash
26 May 2018 14:03
A Times newspaper investigation found the NHS was charged £3,220 for a mouthwash used by cancer patients.
Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'
25 May 2018 09:02
A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.
Cancer patient feels 'privileged to be alive' after NHS trial treatment
25 May 2018 00:40
Taking part in clinical trials can bring enormous benefits, but few people are signing up
BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable
25 May 2018 14:01
5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.
Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds
25 May 2018 10:11
A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.
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Anaemia may be linked to increased dementia risk
Artificial ear grown in lab
Autism and ADHD associated with video game 'addiction'
Autistic traits may be more common in anorexic girls
Better kidney care could save thousands of lives
Camels may be source of MERS virus transmission
Can a big breakfast help you lose weight?
Can excess coffee intake lead to an 'early grave'?
Childhood bullying 'casts shadow' over adult life
Children of obese mums may die younger
Claims raspberries boost fertility 'misleading'
Cocaine may affect the way the body stores fat
Cocoa may improve blood flow to the brain in elderly
Controversy over DSM-5: new mental health guide
Could a blood test measure suicide risk?
Could a week of camping reset your body clock?
Could eating broccoli slow the onset of arthritis?
Could 'famous faces test' be used to spot dementia?
Could three fizzy drinks a day damage your health?
Could using Facebook make you sad?
'Death test' claims hyped
Did credit crunch cause 'angry mum' genetic effect?
Dietary copper intake may be linked to Alzheimer's
Does breastfeeding lower Alzheimer's risk?
Does 'ginger gene' increase skin cancer risk?
Dogs 'warn diabetics' after smelling low blood sugar
Flu jab linked with lower risk of heart attack
Fruit may lower diabetes risk while juice may raise it
George W Bush undergoes heart stent operation
Half of all seven-year-olds not exercising enough
Immune system could be altered to attack cancer
Is the secret to happiness really more time at work?
New malaria vaccine could save millions of lives
NICE approves new test for spread of breast cancer
No 'cheap cure' for high blood pressure
Oily fish may reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis
Poverty 'consumes' your mental capacity
'Promising' new test for ovarian cancer developed
Researchers map genetics of 30 common cancers
Scientists grow mini 'human brain' in the lab
Singing exercises may help control snoring
Surviving traumatic events could help you live longer
Teen drinking linked to raised breast cancer risk
Toll of obesity-related deaths 'underestimated'
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