• Health

    Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

    India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed \"Modicare\".... Read More

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    Life as a medical photographer at Addenbrooke's Hospital

    See what life is like as a medical photographer at a city hospital.... Read More

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    Why I'm happy 'living flat' after breast cancer

    Juliet, who blogs about her recovery from cancer, explains why she didn’t want breast reconstruction after her mastectomy.... Read More

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    8 Simple Ways to Be a Better Networker

    It's not what you know, it's who.... Read More

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    'I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C'

    When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her.... Read More

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    Knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure London's violence?

    London is following Chicago\'s lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease.... Read More

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    Turning around the lives of dementia patients

    Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world.... Read More

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    Why is IVF so popular in Denmark?

    It has the biggest proportion of babies born through assisted reproductive technology in the world.... Read More

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    Periods 'keeping girls out of school'

    Some 350,000 girls say they have missed school at some point because of being on their period, research from YouGov suggests.... Read More

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    'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking

    The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit.... Read More

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    Jelly treats for dementia sufferers

    After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia.... Read More

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    Making sure you get the right type of calorie

    Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge - the \"quality\" calorie.... Read More

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    Grenfell: Back to the school

    15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what\'s it like to return?... Read More

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    Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'

    Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume.... Read More

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    Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race

    An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race.... Read More

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    South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

    Pro-marijuana activists cheer following a landmark ruling by the country\'s highest court.... Read More

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    Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'

    Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.... Read More

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    Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier

    A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light.... Read More

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    Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12

    Luke Watkins first experienced psychosis at 12 years old - he didn\'t talk about it for a decade.... Read More

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    Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks

    A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.... Read More

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    Deaths spiked during UK heatwave

    When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows.... Read More

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    Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS

    Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy.... Read More

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    Heart op patient wants to find Sully surgeon who saved her life

    Susan Payne\'s life was saved by heart surgery when she was a child in 1960.... Read More

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    Why Uganda is the 'world's fittest country'

    Only 5.5% of Ugandans are physically inactive - less than any other nation.... Read More

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    Harry from St John Ambulance teaches CPR

    Harry from St John Ambulance teaches us how to perform CPR on a dummy.... Read More

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    Transplant patient walked down aisle by donor’s dad

    Lisa Simkin contacted her donor’s family six months after a life-saving lung transplant, and says they “opened their door with loving arms... Read More

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    Zimbabwe launches cholera crowdfunding campaign

    An emergency has been declared and public gatherings banned in Harare after 25 deaths.... Read More

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    'There's so much guilt in being a modern parent'

    With one in three children obese, Jamie Oliver explains how to eat healthily at home.... Read More

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    Rachel Day died of sepsis 10 days after diagnosis

    Rachel Day was 29 when she contracted sepsis which ravaged her body killing her 10 days later.... Read More

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    Busting the myths around sex virus HPV

    It doesn\'t necessarily mean your partner cheated, and you can get it from safe sex.... Read More

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    Sex, body image, disability: Can you be hot and disabled?

    Social media star and wheelchair user Annie Segarra started #hotpersoninawheelchair after being constantly discriminated for being disabled.... Read More

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    Why women struggle to get coils and implants

    Woman are having to wait longer and travel further to get coils and implants, doctors warn.... Read More

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    Cancers 'rising around the world'

    One in five men and one in six women will get cancer in their lifetime, a global report suggests.... Read More

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    How can you get enough iron from your diet?

    How can you ensure you\'re getting the iron you need from your food, without eating too much red meat?... Read More

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    Breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O'Riordan unveils statue of herself

    \"Brave and bold\" breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O\'Riordan unveils a statue of herself.... Read More

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    Suicide reporting 'should be more sensitive'

    Campaigners are calling on the media to be more sensitive in how suicides are reported.... Read More

  • Health

    Global hunger increasing, UN warns

    One in nine people in the world is undernourished, according to a UN report.... Read More

  • Health

    Bryony Gordon: How to talk about suicide

    Journalist Bryony Gordon on why not to say \"commit\" when talking about suicide.... Read More

  • Health

    Tanzania's President Magufuli calls for end to birth control

    President Magufuli says women should throw away contraceptives because Tanzania needs more people.... Read More

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    Testing out natural aphrodisiacs in Ghana

    Natural aphrodisiacs for sale in Ghana - but what\'s in them?... Read More

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    Zara Tindall on miscarriages: 'It's been a horrible road'

    Zara Tindall tells BBC Breakfast about going through two miscarriages and how hard it is for fathers.... Read More

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    'I live in constant fear of my next migraine attack'

    Two thirds of migraines sufferers live in fear of an attack occurring, a new survey reveals.... Read More

  • Health

    Staff trained to make rail line ‘dementia friendly’

    Staff on Northern Rail have been trained to recognise when people with dementia are travelling... Read More

  • Health

    Probiotics labelled 'quite useless'

    A study suggests \"good bacteria\" have little or no effect inside the body.... Read More

  • Health

    The #YouMeBigC team discuss their podcast and friendship

    The #YouMeBigC team talk about the importance of their podcast and friendship.... Read More

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    Calorie count on menus plan will hit small restaurants - Treasury

    The Treasury fears the health department\'s proposals could harm restaurants and push prices up.... Read More

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    Will going vegan make you healthier?

    The vegan diet has become popular in the UK - but does it have an impact on wellbeing?... Read More

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    The three-year-old who is learning to use a cane

    Nell is registered blind, and is being helped by a charity to use a cane before she goes to nursery.... Read More

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    WHO warning over global lack of exercise

    More than a quarter of people worldwide - 1.4 billion - do too little physical exercise, the WHO says.... Read More

  • Health

    Doctors told to ditch Latin and use 'plain English'

    Doctors are being told to adopt a new policy of writing letters that are easier for patients to understand.... Read More

  • Health

    Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

    A new technique picks out patterns in DNA mutation within cancers to forecast future genetic changes.... Read More

  • Health

    Carers not 'glorified bottom wipers'

    Beth Sturgis posted a letter on social media with a message to those who \"undervalue\" her work.... Read More

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    High suicide risk for 'men in construction'

    The suicide rate among low-skilled male labourers is three times higher than the national average for men, according to figures by the ONS.... Read More

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    Idiopathic hypersomnia: When 40 winks turns into 48 hours of sleep

    Lucy Taylor lives with idiopathic hypersomnia, a rare condition that makes her excessively sleepy.... Read More

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    The bladders made from other body parts

    A surgeon wants to raise the profile of a procedure that replaces the organ when it is diseased.... Read More

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    Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba: GMC boss told position is 'untenable'

    A union leader claims doctors\' confidence in the GMC has collapsed over the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case.... Read More

  • Health

    Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study says

    Chronic exposure to poisonous air has a bigger negative impact on older men, a new study reveals.... Read More

  • Health

    Depressed? Try talking to this bot

    Chatbots are being used to help people deal with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.... Read More

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    Cystic fibrosis mum's drug plea for 'deserving' daughter

    Ivy, aged three, has cystic fibrosis and her mum wants a £100,000-a-year to help control Ivy\'s condition.... Read More

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    Using weather forecasts to stop outbreaks of deadly cholera

    Cholera cases in Yemen have been slashed by a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur.... Read More

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    Why is there a measles outbreak in Europe?

    Thirty-seven deaths have been recorded from the disease already this year.... Read More

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    Russia trolls 'spreading vaccination misinformation' to create discord

    Troll accounts that tried to influence the US election also tweeted about vaccines, a study says.... Read More

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    Why people with autism love this hair stylist

    People with autism have travelled across the country to get their hair cut by Jenine Dixon.... Read More

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    Leukaemia survivor Kate Stallard 'can't have children'

    A woman who survived after being told she had days to live calls for more support for women with cancer.... Read More

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    BRCA gene: Double mastectomy for mum and daughter

    Mary and Colette Moore are both getting ready to go to hospital to have the surgery.... Read More

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    The alternative therapist who steams women's vaginas

    Claire Stone is an alternative therapist and steams women\'s vaginas, in the hope the treatments will help with periods and fertility.... Read More

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    Gut bug enzyme turns blood into type-O

    Scientists hope their discovery could ease shortages of \"universal\" donor blood.... Read More

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    Quit-smoking helpline number on India cigarette packs

    India has also released new pictorial warnings, showing images of diseased organs and rotting teeth.... Read More

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    Autism: 12-year-old boy misses five years of school

    Callum has tried mainstream and special schools without success, his mother says.... Read More

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    'I had a haemorrhage after being denied a Caesarean'

    Only 26% of UK maternity units are following guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.... Read More

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    Women 'being denied Caesarean choice'

    Only 26% of maternity units follow guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.... Read More

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    Workers in open-plan offices 'more active'

    They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study found.... Read More

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    Match of the Dads football league helping Norwich fathers

    The football league gives dads the opportunity to share problems and advice on parenthood.... Read More

  • Health

    Measles cases hit record high in Europe

    More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.... Read More

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    The Paralympic wheelchair maker

    Vince Ross\' Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business.... Read More

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    The first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS

    Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.... Read More

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    Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

    A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.... Read More

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    'Lost' contact lens removed from woman's eyelid after 28 years

    A 42-year-old woman was hit by a shuttlecock when she was 14 and thought the lens had fallen out.... Read More

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    Sick babies at risk from lack of breathing tube monitoring

    Half of neonatal units lack equipment to check babies are breathing properly, a study suggests.... Read More

  • Health

    NYU offers free tuition for all its medical students

    The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates\' \"overwhelming\" debt.... Read More

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    Liver transplants 'may be unnecessary thanks to new drug treatment'

    A cancer drug can unlock the liver\'s ability to regenerate, early stage research suggests.... Read More

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    Effects of psychedelic DMT 'similar to near-death experiences'

    Near-death experiences are caused by changes in how the brain operates, say researchers.... Read More

  • Health

    Bringing up your baby as a vegan

    Laceinne Cooper is raising her child on a plant-based diet. She explains how and why.... Read More

  • Health

    Alcohol NI's 'biggest healthcare problem'

    Alcohol misuse is the \"greatest healthcare problem facing Northern Ireland\", a coroner has said.... Read More

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    Mums of quadruplets meet for the very first time

    Carla and Selina admit they can get through 700 nappies a month.... Read More

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    The radio 'saved my little girl's life'

    A large trial in Burkina Faso suggests listening to the radio could improve child health.... Read More

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    Man's leg amputated after dog poo got in wound

    Collin Smith has welcomed a move by his council to fine dog owners who do not pick up after their pets.... Read More

  • Health

    Natural Cycles: Do pregnancy prevention apps work?

    There\'s a debate in Sweden over their reliability after women reported unwanted pregnancies.... Read More

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    The pamper sessions in Nottingham for cancer patients

    The sessions are run in a bid to help women boost their self-confidence as they fight against cancer.... Read More

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    Weedkiller glyphosate 'doesn't cause cancer' - Bayer

    The new owner of the Monsanto group insists glyphosate use is safe despite a cancer payout.... Read More

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    Travelling around London with autism

    Claire Lindsey on what it\'s like to use public transport when you have an invisible impairment like autism... Read More

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    Meet the 'end-of-life doulas' guiding people to their death

    Terminally ill people are seeking out end-of-life doulas to prepare them and their families for death.... Read More

  • Health

    Gel and acrylic nails allergy warning

    When applied at home or by untrained nail technicians, reactions can occur, skin experts say.... Read More

  • Health

    The unpleasant reason men navigate better than women

    Scientists show innate ability is not the explanation for men navigating better than women.... Read More

  • Health

    Transgender woman's death 'drove parents to help others'

    Synestra de Courcy died just days before her gender reassignment surgery was approved.... Read More

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    Science and stigma: the parents who lost sons to suicide

    The parents of young men who died by suicide discuss mental health and what it is like to lose someone you love.... Read More

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    Bradley Lowery's mum: 'I believe he was here for a reason'

    Gemma Lowery says her son’s legacy is improving the lives of children with cancer.... Read More

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    Argentina abortion: Senate defeats bill legalising it at up to 14 weeks

    Campaigners on both sides rallied outside parliament as voting took place in Buenos Aires.... Read More

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    Why stealthy viruses are making you ill

    Newly discovered trick used by viruses makes them more dangerous.... Read More

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    How to use a defibrillator and save a life

    Defibrillator trainer Helen Tennant shows how to respond in an emergency.... Read More

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