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    Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections

    Antibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them, too. In fact, a recent study has found that the number of virulent infection... Read More

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    Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections

    Antibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them, too. In fact, a recent study has found that the number of virulent infection... Read More

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    'Mug's game': Inside the mind of a gambling addict

    Paul Grover lost hundreds of thousands of pounds; now he\'s at a rehab centre for gambling addicts.... Read More

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    Prosthetic arms made in Salford help Ugandan machete attack victim

    Machete attack victim Ninsiima is given prosthetic arms made by Salford University students.... Read More

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    Henna crowns: 'Hair' for cancer patient

    For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, losing their hair can be an extremely difficult.... Read More

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    Pollution linked to one in six deaths

    Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.... Read More

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    'Handful of changes' make cancer

    It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.... Read More

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    Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion

    Former Liberal leader Lord Steel says the 1967 Abortion Act is \"out of date\"... Read More

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    Novelty contact lenses 'can cause sight loss'

    Eye experts warn of nasty infections and even sight loss if they are not used safely.... Read More

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    Protein 'can stop viruses developing'

    Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland had already established the same protein can suppress cancer.... Read More

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    Anna Raeburn: I had a backstreet abortion

    Writer and broadcaster Anna Raeburn had an illegal abortion in 1965 when she was 21.... Read More

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    Sex life 'dead' after mesh implant

    A couple married for 40 years say it\'s made it \"impossible\" for them to be intimate.... Read More

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    Catwalk debut for Down’s syndrome teen

    Kate, 19, wants to challenge people’s perception of beauty.... Read More

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    Pre-sex HIV drug 'no-brainer' for NHS

    Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.... Read More

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    Hospital targets missed en masse as performance slumps

    Doctors express concern as BBC analysis shows growing waits in A&E, cancer care and for operations.... Read More

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    GP services in Northern Ireland are 'in crisis'

    Some patients in Northern Ireland are waiting up to three years to see a consultant about having surgery, following a referral.... Read More

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    NHS surgery waits run into years in Northern Ireland

    Waiting times are increasing as the health services struggles to cope, figures obtained by the BBC reveal.... Read More

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    Drug therapy 'restores breathing' after spinal injury

    The researchers hope the results in rats could ultimately help paralysed patients come off ventilators.... Read More

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    AI used to detect breast cancer risk

    Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.... Read More

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    Man diagnosed with breast cancer

    Ian Cranston underwent a mastectomy and warns that men can get breast cancer too.... Read More

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    Male disease too

    Breast cancer in men is rare but it\'s still an issue for the 10 men diagnosed with it every year in NI.... Read More

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    Reality Check

    It\'s been claimed that US dogs have better access to cancer treatment than Nigerian people. Do they?... Read More

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    Concern over norovirus increase by Betsi Cadwaladr health board

    Wales\' largest health board urges people to be alert to sickness bug.... Read More

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    Mental health care for new mothers in Wales 'unacceptable'

    There is no mother and baby unit in Wales to help those suffering with mental health illnesses.... Read More

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    Restaurant chain 'cut sugary drink sales' with price rise

    A fall in sales of high-sugar drinks in Jamie\'s Italian restaurant chain was linked to the levy and menu changes.... Read More

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    Hip implant patients sue manufacturer

    More than 300 individuals want compensation for injuries they claim were caused by DePuy metal-on-metal hips.... Read More

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    'My condition will kill me'

    James Dunn has started a campaign to raise awareness for his rare genetic skin condition.... Read More

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    Breast reconstruction: 'I wanted to feel normal again'

    Rita had a mastectomy last year, after being diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.... Read More

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    Over the moon

    Alison Farmer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 40. Luckily, it was caught early. Here\'s the story of how she recovered - and went on t... Read More

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    Girl's lung collapsed after screaming at One Direction

    The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering \"because she was a super fan\".... Read More

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    DNA study provides insight into how to live longer

    A year in school adds nearly a year to your life, study in Edinburgh shows.... Read More

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    Is there period poverty in the UK?

    We spoke to four college students about their experience.... Read More

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    The little girl who is always hungry

    Six-year-old Megan has the rare Prader-Willi syndrome, which means she never feels full.... Read More

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    How a polio survivor is educating India's rural children

    Sai Padma has not let the near constant pain of her disability stop her from teaching the children of remote Indian villages.... Read More

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    The flying eye hospital

    A pioneering surgical team use an operating theatre on a plane and virtual reality technology.... Read More

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    Are men forgotten after miscarriages?

    One in four couples who discover they are pregnant have a miscarriage, but some men feel they are often forgotten about in terms of emotional support.... Read More

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    New rules for eating eggs

    The Food Standards Agency says raw and lightly cooked eggs, with the British Lion mark stamp, are safe.... Read More

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    Fertility MOT tests 'a waste of money'

    Measuring how many eggs a woman has left cannot predict likelihood of getting pregnant, experts say.... Read More

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    Can prosecco ever be hangover-free?

    As claims abound of a prosecco that leaves you feeling fine the morning after, we ask if they\'re true.... Read More

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    Care after miscarriage 'not consistent enough'

    Women are not being told all the options when deciding how to dispose of pregnancy remains.... Read More

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    Kent mussels tested for plastic contamination

    Almost two thirds of mussels in the sea around Kent are contaminated with plastic particles, research has shown.... Read More

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    Why going sockless could be a health risk

    It may be fashionable but it\'s being claimed going sockless is not good for your feet.... Read More

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    Illegal tongue splitting procedures exposed

    Body modification artists exposed carrying out illegal and dangerous tongue splitting procedures.... Read More

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    Australia thunderstorm asthma risk raised to 'moderate'

    There is a \"moderate\" risk of asthma attacks triggered by conditions caused by a thunderstorm.... Read More

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    'Awkward silences'

    Almost half of girls aged 14-21 in the UK are embarrassed by their periods, a new survey has found.... Read More

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    Breast cancer: 'Why I had a double mastectomy'

    Three women who decided to go through with the surgery explain why they felt it was necessary.... Read More

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    Assaults on mental health staff up 25% in four years

    Workers describe a \"powder keg\" as a result of staffing shortages and service cuts.... Read More

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    Cardiff mother wins premature baby care changes

    New guidance is issued to hospital staff caring for premature babies following a mother\'s campaign.... Read More

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    Amy Winehouse, music, arthritis and me

    20-year-old Jade Carter was diagnosed with arthritis as a baby. She explains how Amy Winehouse\'s charity is helping her use music to ease the pain.... Read More

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    Why is cancer a taboo in black and Asian communities?

    BBC reporter and cancer patient Satnam Rana examines the cancer taboo among black and Asian women.... Read More

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    What do peace and dynamite have in common?

    The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday but where do the prizes come from?... Read More

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    'Hassle' for taxis to help people with disabilities

    People with disabilities claim some taxi services in Wales have refused to pick them up.... Read More

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    The threat of ‘superbugs’ and infections that can’t be treated

    “Every time we think we’ve gotten ahead of the bugs, they come back stronger and fitter,” said Ramanan Laxminarayan, director the Ce... Read More

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    Lauren is researching the impact bowel conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome can have

    Lauren is mapping the toilets in her town with fellow IBS sufferers to see what impact bowel conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome can have... Read More

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    How an agoraphobic woman travels the world using Google Streetview

    Jacqui Kenny has agoraphobia but that hasn\'t stopped her travelling the world - using Google Streetview.... Read More

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    8 Ways to Make Money Doing What You Love

    Here's how to turn your hobby into a career.... Read More

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    Life-changing headache

    Four years ago David Baldwin woke up with a headache that has completely changed his life.... Read More

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    Fewer Scots eating 5-a-day, says survey

    The Scottish Health Survey shows Scottish adults are only managing three portions of fruit and veg per day.... Read More

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    Sale of acids to under-18s to be banned, Amber Rudd says

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced the crackdown after a rise in attacks using corrosive substances.... Read More

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    Calls for Amazon to ban 'anorexia hoodie'

    One woman living with anorexia said it could \"damage\" the mental health of those with the condition.... Read More

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    Online betting: More addicts struggling with mobile sites

    A total of 63% of addicts at the National Problem Gambling Clinic struggle with mobile betting.... Read More

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    Grandfather's photograph saves little girl's life

    The photo led to doctors diagnosing her with a rare form of cancer.... Read More

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    Bags for life can pose food poisoning risk, says Food Standards Agency

    Keep raw meat and fish separately from other shopping to avoid getting stomach bugs, consumers told.... Read More

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    Body clock scientists win Nobel Prize

    Understanding how our bodies keep time has \"vast implications\" for health, say Nobel committee.... Read More

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    Show and tell for breast cancer patients

    How a show-and-tell session by breast cancer survivors is helping women recently diagnosed with the disease.... Read More

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    How long should we wash our hands?

    Most people aren\'t doing it long enough according to a new report.... Read More

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    17 Great Gift Ideas for Teachers

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    The Middle Eastern men having nose jobs

    Hussein Zaytouni tells the BBC why he went under the knife.... Read More

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    'I like to do what's not expected of me'

    Hannah, 31, who has cerebral palsy fulfils her dream of playing a musical instrument.... Read More

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    'Chemical surgery' performed on human embryos

    A team in China is the first in the world to use \"base editing\" to alter the DNA of embryos.... Read More

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    Catch 22

    Time is running out for Cary Gallant, who is going to court to get a liver transplant.... Read More

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    Rise in new HIV cases in over-50s - study

    The findings hint that older people are not practising safe sex as most cases were transmitted by intercourse.... Read More

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    Faversham photographer finds new lease of life

    Scott Sinden took up photography after he was diagnosed with a terminal illness.... Read More

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    Contaminated blood: Victims can launch court damages action

    Victims of the contaminated blood scandal are told they can seek damages in the High Court.... Read More

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    We've had no help - epilepsy drug victims

    Families say they have been left to fight for care and help for disabled children harmed by sodium valproate.... Read More

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    From eye loss to beautiful patches

    Toni Crews lost her right eye to cancer and has been making customised eyepatches.... Read More

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    Sporty people likely to drink more alcohol, survey finds

    Researchers say it could be down to the social aspect of sport.... Read More

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    Doctors warn of rare but serious liposuction complication

    A 45-year-old woman was affected by a condition called fat embolism syndrome after the procedure.... Read More

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    Vegetative-state patient responds to therapy

    Surgeons fit a nerve stimulator into the man\'s chest to reverse 15 years of unresponsive wakefulness.... Read More

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    Buying fake Viagra online 'Russian roulette'

    We follow police officers on a raid.... Read More

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    £1.4m mental health project to help school pupils

    A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self harm.... Read More

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    Dear Cancer: What would you say?

    Three people who have experienced cancer on what they would write to the disease.... Read More

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    Cedric Anselin: Ex Norwich City player on his fight against depression

    Ex-Norwich City player Cedric Anselin said he considered taking his life.... Read More

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    Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

    The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.... Read More

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    New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

    It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.... Read More

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    Mum's regret after taking epilepsy drug

    Three of Julie Marjot\'s children have been affected by sodium valproate.... Read More

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    Brain surgery revolution

    A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients\' skulls.... Read More

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    Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says

    But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health.... Read More

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    Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

    Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of t... Read More

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    UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

    Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.... Read More

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    Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'

    Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of \"conversion therapy\".... Read More

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    Measles vaccine: 'I cheated my daughter'

    Jo Walton\'s daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later.... Read More

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    BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary

    The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump.... Read More

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    How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

    These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watc... Read More

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    Southern Health NHS Trust admits guilt over Connor Sparrowhawk's death

    Southern Health admits breaching health and safety law over the death of patient Connor Sparrowhawk.... Read More

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    Hyperemesis gravidarum: 'It's crippling sickness'

    One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life.... Read More

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    Childhood vaccines may go into one jab

    US scientists say their approach could have a \"significant impact\" around the world.... Read More

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    NHS workers demand 3.9% pay rise

    Fourteen unions write to the chancellor following the lifting of the pay cap for police and prison officers.... Read More

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    5 Healthy Foods You Can Overdo

    Get more fiber. Eat fish for omega-3s. While following diet advice like this can improve your health, some folks get carried away. "The belief th... Read More

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    A Thirtysomething Newlywed Was Diagnosed With a Rare Form of Dementia

    "There is nothing behind her eyes. It's this glazed look."... Read More

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