Health

Why Ebola keeps coming back

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 00:42
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.
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'Three-quarters of public worried about nurse staffing'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 02:54
Nurse leaders brand staffing levels in NHS dangerous as public express concern about numbers.
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‘OK, I’m fat - and this is how it feels’

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 01:53
One woman talks honestly about why she calls herself fat and how her weight shapes her life.
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Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 01:52
Some studies show night owls are at greater risk of health problems so should we all become early risers?
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The women supporting each other through photography

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 00:35
The Girl Behind The Lens exhibition celebrates female photographers around mental health and recovery.
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ME protesters gather in London

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 16:46
Protesters call for more research into treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome.
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'Nursing took me to the South Pole'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 03:25
From expeditions in Antarctica to rescuing swimmers, three nurses tell their surprising stories.
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Foreign patient charge 'tears apart families'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 03:11
Call for fee to be scrapped for nurses as union highlight plight of Kenyan woman who sent children back to Africa.
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Minister wants accountability on cervical cancer scandal

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
It has emerged that at least 208 women diagnosed with cancer should have received earlier intervention.
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Beth Shipsey: Family to challenge suicide conclusion

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:32
Bethany Shipsey's parents want a judicial review, claiming she did not intend to take her own life.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan plans TfL 'junk food' advert ban

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:46
Mayor Sadiq Khan says a ban could tackle the "ticking time bomb" of child obesity.
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Alzheimer's: How much should you reveal?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 02:02
Should you tell others when a loved one is diagnosed with the condition?
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Check the key targets in your area

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:46
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
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How to spot if someone has Alzheimer’s

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:38
What are the symptoms of dementia to look out for in a relative?
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Cancer delays 'leave patients at risk'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:25
UK struggling to hit cancer targets as number of cancelled operations hit record high in England.
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App technology allows medics to view 999 patients

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:18
The emergency services can assess how seriously ill a person is before setting off to the scene.
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Man rebuilds life and becomes dad after stroke, aged 28

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:16
Dan Mole and his fiancee said they "struggled" with a lack of support for younger stroke patients.
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Daily Mile 'significantly improves health'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:02
An initiative to get pupils to walk or run a mile every day leads to a major boost to their health, study finds.
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EastEnders star Barbara Windsor diagnosed with Alzheimer's

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:00
The actress's symptoms of memory loss and confusion have grown worse recently, her husband says.
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Long hospital waits can be 'devastating' - watchdog

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:59
Patients watchdogs report issues ranging from stress to extreme pain because of long waits for treatment.
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