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Majority of over-65s would like more sex, survey finds

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:20
More than half of over-65s would like more sex, a new UK survey shows.
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'Punished for a crime I hadn't committed'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 19:12
Joanna is one of at least 9,000 non-smokers in the UK diagnosed with lung cancer every year.
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Anger as reports into Tawel Fan ward scandal are delayed

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:57
Families react angrily to news two reports into serious failings at a mental health ward are to be delayed.
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Non-smoker's lung cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:01
BBC legal correspondent, Clive Coleman, says his sister's diagnosis came too late to save her.
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Pakistan gang 'stole spinal fluid from women'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:46
The gang obtained the fluid from more than 12 women, including a teen, to sell on the black market.
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New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 03:51
The compounds are called malacidins and can kill several stubborn infections, including superbug MRSA.
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Cold open water plunge may provide instant pain relief

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 03:46
Doctors suggest a short, sharp cold water swim may offer an alternative to strong painkillers.
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Orthorexia: My secret eating disorder

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 01:08
Here's what extreme "clean-eating" did to one woman.
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What makes us happy?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 01:08
Scientists are researching how life's ups and downs affect our mental health.
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Wombs for rent

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:16
Demand for surrogacy in Ukraine, one of Europe's poorest nations, is soaring. But what happens to the women involved?
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Parkinson's sufferer ejected from Halfords 'for funny walk'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 17:43
Chris Cartlidge says he was told to leave Halfords after his symptoms caused his leg to stiffen.
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Josh Quigley cycled the world after surviving suicide

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:45
Josh Quigley rode over 10,000 miles to raise awareness of mental health issues after attempting to take his own life.
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Transgender child: 'I think I'm a girl in a boy's body'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:21
Keira Puddefoot, 13, who is transgender, was previously known as Lucas.
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Peter Rabbit film producers apologise over allergy scene

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:08
Sony Pictures "regrets" a scene in the film where bunnies pelt a character with blackberries.
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NHS Scotland embarks on global radiologist search

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 07:58
Nine health boards are trying to attract radiologists to fill 32 vacancies across Scotland.
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Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:59
The patients learnt to use the technique in their daily lives to reduce the power of hallucinations.
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Dorset schoolgirl 'lost confidence after fat letter'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:50
A cricket-loving schoolgirl says she lost her passion for the sport after receiving the letter.
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Take sick children to pharmacies first, parents told

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:45
Visits to GPs and A&E for "self-treatable" conditions cost the service £850m a year, NHS England says.
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Menstruation taboo

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:37
How a traditional final rites ritual exposed a generational divide.
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Why you should love your 'saggy boobs'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 07:50
Blogger Chidera Eggerue wants women to celebrate breasts of all shapes and sizes.
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