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BBC News

September 23rd
Epidyolex is an oral solution of cannabidiol that comes from the cannabis plant.
September 23rd
Experts believe the drug could have killed between 500 and 2,000 people before it was banned.
September 23rd
Three sisters are young carers for their mum who has MS and epilepsy.
September 23rd
Help with dressing, washing and meals will be paid for by the state in England, costing £6bn a year.
September 23rd
Students starting university are told of the potentially fatal dangers of excessive drinking.
September 22nd
A health influencer claims it helps to cure chronic illnesses. Doctors are far from convinced.
September 22nd
Parents of children with the condition flew 7,300 miles to buy a "life-saving" drug unavailable on the NHS in England.
September 21st
Kreena developed heart failure after being treated for cancer - but has made a remarkable recovery.
September 20th
Two of the incidents relate to attacks on staff and a third involves two patients, police say.
September 20th
Soft drinks have 29% less sugar on average since a levy was imposed, but we're eating more sugary food.
September 20th
A study of patients taking the common antidepressant sertraline throws new light on how it works.
September 20th
Doctors say the rules are "too cautious" for giving innovative medicines to children.
September 20th
Rhys has epidermolysis bullosa, a painful, life-limiting condition that has left him unable to walk.
September 19th
Kenya's motorbike ambulances are saving the lives and limbs of people bitten by snakes
September 18th
The father and Labour activist said the children's ward was understaffed and the NHS was being destroyed.
September 17th
Fat chance - the evidence says fat shaming is more likely to lead people to put on weight.
September 15th
Gareth Thomas can have a positive impact on HIV stigma, says George, who lives with the virus.

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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