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What's going on in a toddler's brain?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:39
Scientists want to find out more about how very young children develop a sense of self.
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US suicides 'spiked after Robin Williams's death'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 20:16
There were 10% more US suicides than expected in the five months after the actor's death.
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Food may influence cancer spread

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:00
Study slowed breast cancer spread by blocking the nutrient asparagine.
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Failed NHS trust caused 'unnecessary harm' to patients

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 17:13
Senior leadership team at Liverpool Community Health was out of its depth, a review finds
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Women 'shunning facial plastic surgery for flattering photo filters'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 16:17
Photo filters mean many women 'no longer see the need' for surgery, cosmetic surgeons claim.
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'Alcoholism led me to live under bush'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:59
Almost half of units offering NHS or publicly funded detox have closed, despite high demand, the BBC finds.
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Rochelle Bugg's cancer blog for bereaved children

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:15
31-year-old Rochelle blogs to try and help other young people who have lost a loved one.
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Head ache

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:31
Accrington Stanley striker Billy Kee speaks openly to BBC Sport about his struggle with severe anxiety and depression.
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Delayed cancer diagnosis leaves family with 'what ifs'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:17
A grandfather faced delays for chemotherapy - only to find out his condition had become terminal.
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Cardiff man's eight-month cancer treatment wait

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:13
A grandfather who faced delays for chemotherapy is told his condition is terminal.
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'I miss her so much': NHS doctor separated from daughter

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:01
An Egyptian doctor recruited by the NHS in 2016 has had an application for her three-year-old daughter to come to the UK rejected.
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Daily chats improve dementia sufferers' lives, study says

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:07
Nearly 70 care homes took part in the trial, which found reduced anger and agitation in participants.
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Dozing off

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:42
Researchers investigate the creative and confusing moments between waking and sleeping.
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Harry Potter star's message of thanks to Hereford hospice

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 19:24
Daniel Radcliffe surprised staff with a message of thanks for the "incredible" work they do.
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NHS to use new type of flu jab next winter

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:05
Experts say the vaccine being recommended should offer better protection to elderly people.
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More than 746,000 NHS phishing emails blocked in a month

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 17:03
The NCSC has brought down the UK's share of global phishing attacks by securing government systems.
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Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:26
More than a thousand private guards are withdrawn at Pyeongchang as 41 suffer vomiting and diarrhoea.
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Carillion collapse delays new £335m Liverpool hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:00
It will be "challenging" to open the new Royal Liverpool Hospital in 2018 because of the collapse.
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Hunt orders review of disciplining doctors after Bawa-Garba case

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:42
It comes after case of doctor struck off after death of six-year-old that has shaken medical profession.
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Ageing immune system linked to cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:25
Scientists say the discovery could herald a whole new way to treat and prevent cancer in future.
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