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BBC News

January 28th
It wants to drastically reduce visits from mainland China, where the death toll has reached 106.
January 28th
Its long-term safety and success remains untested - but some women have already paid at least £6,000.
January 28th
A trial of 500 patients from Bristol, Leeds and Southampton will test if amitriptyline can be widely used.
January 28th
A lack of regulation around private therapy and counselling can leave some qualifications meaningless.
January 27th
Julie O'Connor, 49, died from cervical cancer after being given the all-clear by doctors.
January 27th
Experts say more men are getting tested, which explains the rise in diagnoses in England.
January 27th
Hundreds of people people have been infected with a newly-discovered virus.
January 27th
Women are being shamed into the procedure out of fear of being outcast or even killed.
January 27th
Grzegorz Wawrzynczak smacked the man on the legs and was later cautioned by the police.
January 26th
The UK government says a total of 52 tests have proved negative for the new strain of coronavirus.
January 26th
Viren Swami struggled after his son was born and wants all new dads to have a mental health check.
January 25th
Staff are encouraged to drive to work less and bring in reusable cups and bottles as part of NHS climate plans.
January 24th
Study finds football fans can experience 'dangerous' levels of stress that could put them at risk of a heart attack.
January 24th
The Western Pacific regional director says the country now has “stronger capacity” to deal with infectious outbreaks.
January 24th
Almost two decades after Sars, a new mystery virus puts China back in the global spotlight.
January 24th
Concerns are growing that the recently-detected coronavirus may spread. Dr Rosalind Eggo explains how that can happen.
January 23rd
Are packages bought from Wuhan safe? And is there a reason such viruses are emerging more from China?
January 23rd
Over half of Britons gambled in the past year, so why does it become a problem for some?
January 23rd
Surgical masks have been used to prevent illness in China for decades.
January 22nd
People with eating disorders may use veganism as a "socially acceptable" restrictive diet, a charity warns.
January 22nd
Amber Coster's physical symptoms baffled doctors - until a psychiatrist examined her way of working.

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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