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Gut bacteria may have motor neurone disease role

BBC Health News Feed - 3 hours 15 min ago
Finding could lead to the first treatment for the devastating disease.
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Surgeons call for breast implant illness warning

BBC Health News Feed - 8 hours 9 min ago
Naomi Macarthur got breast implants in 2014, but within weeks says she began to suffer from chronic pain and extreme fatigue.
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Women 'must be warned' of breast implant illness

BBC Health News Feed - 18 hours 53 sec ago
One woman says she experienced severe pain, tiredness, hair loss and allergies because of the condition.
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UK's top doctor calls for global health effort

BBC Health News Feed - 18 hours 3 min ago
Countries must work together to tackle global health risks, the outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer has warned.
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Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:43
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?
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Primary school children 'should learn about FGM'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 02:44
Experts fear that for some vulnerable girls, secondary school lessons on the issue will be too late.
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NHS boss: Tax bills could mean 'loss of 60 doctors'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:00
Doctors' refusal to work overtime is the issue, its chief executive warns.
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Wolverhampton hospital's 'regret' over new mum's death

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:22
The trust running Wolverhampton's New Cross says lessons have been learned to better manage sepsis.
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Plant-based milks on the rise: A quarter of Britons are drinking them

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 06:46
Whether it's almond, soy or coconut it seems cow's milk is being ditched for alternatives.
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Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:36
The "world's most relaxing song" could be just as good at calming patients' nerves, a study suggests.
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Parents of sick and premature babies should get more leave - PM

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 22:30
Theresa May says "it's not fair" parents have to return to work before their baby leaves hospital.
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Measles outbreak: Loddon head teacher makes immunisation plea

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:57
Loddon head teacher Jim Adams writes to parents after three pupils contract the disease.
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UTI home-testing app to help women trialled by NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:28
The app guides users through a urine test and allows the results to be analysed online by a pharmacist.
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Child mental health unit referrals 'up nearly 50%'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 06:00
The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
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Skin cancer risk 'not just from holiday sun'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:30
Cancer Research warns people in the UK to protect their skin at home and not only when they are away.
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Conjoined twins: Sisters meet surgeons who separated them

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:01
Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.
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DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared public health emergency

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:35
The disease has killed more than 1,600 people in the African state of DR Congo.
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Children with gender identity issues 'need help from all sides'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:30
Referrals to NHS gender identity clinics have more than tripled in the past five years.
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Lister Hospital IT issue: 'No harm' has come to patients

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:07
A trust had found almost 15,000 patients may have been affected by a failure to pass on medical updates.
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Luton house transformed to help parents of sick children

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:54
The former 1930s council house will support 420 families a year and has five bedrooms.
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