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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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Apathy unproven as early warning sign of dementia
Call to make 5 a day fruit and veg into '7 a day'
Can mental trauma be passed on through sperm?
Can warm-water exercise help high blood pressure?
Cannabis linked to brain differences in the young
Cheap holidays 'increased' melanoma rates
Could a blood test be used to detect lung cancer?
Could a carbohydrate curb calorific cravings?
Could statins also protect against dementia?
Does fat 'disappear' into thin air?
Does paying drug users boost hep B jab uptake?
Dog bite hospitalisations highest in deprived areas
Eating chocolate probably won’t save your marriage
Edible flowers not proven to prevent cancer
Effectiveness of Tamiflu and Relenza questioned
Heart attack survivors 'gain from high-fibre diet'
Home HIV testing kits now legal in UK
Incorrect claims gambling is caused by brain damage
Is frequent mouthwash use linked to oral cancer?
Is marriage a recipe for 'trouble and strife'?
Ketamine tested as severe depression treatment
Kidney damage 'killing thousands,' study claims
Lab-grown vaginas successfully implanted
Lung and pancreatic cancers may be on the rise
Mice 'less stressed' around women
Milk may slow progression of knee osteoarthritis
New genetic clues about skin cancer
New hepatitis C drug treatment 'shows promise'
NICE highlights how hand washing can save lives
No proof Earl Grey can fight heart disease
No way to reliably identify low-risk prostate cancer
Non-smokers shunning e-cigarettes
Painkiller use linked to irregular heartbeat
PET scans may improve brain injury diagnosis
Probiotics 'no good' at treating infant colic
Removing copper from body could slow cancer
Review recommends plain cigarette packs
Salt cuts have 'saved lives,' says study
'Silver surfers' may have lower depression risk
Single men risk ignoring melanoma symptoms
Statins 'improve erectile dysfunction symptoms'
Teen boy sunbed use linked to eating disorders
Upping coffee intake may reduce diabetes risk
Vegetarians have 'poorer quality of life' study claims
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