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BBC News

July 23rd
Campaigners say change will help to preserve the dignity of women, non-binary and trans detainees.
July 23rd
A widow tells the contaminated blood inquiry of both her and her husband's infections.
July 23rd
Sarah Boyle underwent chemotherapy and a mastectomy before the mistake was noticed.
July 23rd
With temperatures set to soar in the coming days, how can the UK keep cool and carry on?
July 23rd
It works for "dad jokes" too, according to researchers who tried it out on 72 volunteers.
July 23rd
The ambition is part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health.
July 23rd
Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life.
July 23rd
Newborn screening checks for rare but serious health conditions are not happening, says a charity.
July 23rd
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
July 23rd
Abdi Jama was paralysed after a fall. Now he's an international wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.
July 22nd
Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.
July 22nd
Naomi Macarthur got breast implants in 2014, but within weeks says she began to suffer from chronic pain and extreme fatigue.
July 21st
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?
July 18th
Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.
July 17th
Experts back five ways of trying to halt Scotland's rising toll of drug-related deaths.
July 17th
A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.
July 10th
Excluded from mainstream school, these teenagers explain how boxing helps them channel their ADHD.
July 9th
A snapshot from Butembo in DR Congo - one of the frontlines in the fight against the deadly virus.
July 8th
One family on their struggle to find support after their daughter was diagnosed with anorexia.
July 5th
Holly Browning lost feeling in her arm and couldn't speak.

NHS News

January 31st
Health A-Z Symptoms, conditions, medicines, treatments and guides Find conditions and treatments Live well Articles, videos and tools from the NHS on more than 100 topics, including alcohol, diet, fitness, tiredness and weight loss, giving you and yo…
November 3rd
"Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy," BBC News reports. The news comes from research into whether people with cancer might respond differently to cancer treatment depending on the bacteria in their gut. Researchers specifically looked at a type of canc…
November 2nd
"Tissue inflammation blood test points to dementia risk," is the headline in The Times. Researchers in the US say people who have higher measures of inflammation in middle age are likely to have less brain tissue in some parts of their brain in older age…
November 1st
"A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer," reports The Guardian. Researchers wanted to investigate whether there's a link between medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and st…
October 31st
A new study investigating the effects of a nutrient drink for Alzheimer's disease has led to very different headlines in the media. While BBC News tells us the "Alzheimer's nutrient drink falters in clinical trial", the Daily Mirror reports the drink "cou…
October 30th
"Marriage and having close friends may help protect against dementia, according to Loughborough University researchers," BBC News reports. The news comes from a study looking at the link between social relationships and the risk of developing dementia. …
October 27th
"Afternoon heart surgery has lower risk of complications, study suggests," says The Guardian. Researchers in France were interested in whether the time of day of the operation was carried out affected the rate of complications following a type of open he…
October 26th
"Up to 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs each year, a report says," writes BBC News. This was just one of the UK media outlets that published the findings of a report looking at the extent of mental ill health i…
October 25th
"Common blood thinning drugs halve the risk of dementia for patients who have an irregular heartbeat," reports the Mail Online. Researchers in Sweden used the country's health registry data to assess whether people with a condition called atrial fibrill…
October 25th
"Do you have one of the 180 breast cancer genes? One in five women has a variant that raises her risk of the condition by a third" is the rather inaccurate headline in the Mail Online. The story covers 2 new studies looking for genetic variations known a…

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