Health

Universities inspired to spot students with mental health concerns

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 18:19
The father of a student who took his life at university has helped set up a scheme to support students.
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Gay HIV transmission with treatment is 'zero risk', study confirms

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:43
A European study followed 972 male couples, where one was living with HIV, over an eight-year period.
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'It's not life-threatening but it is life-changing'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:10
Clare Mount will always remember the evening of Christmas Day 2003 as "the night that stole my smile".
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Bell's palsy: 'I woke and the night had stolen my smile'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:10
Thousands of people with Bell's palsy are struggling to get timely treatment, a charity says.
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Life-saving kidney delivered by drone

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 16:06
The US flight required a specially-designed drone which was able to maintain and monitor the organ.
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Ella Kissi-Debrah: New inquest into girl's 'pollution' death

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:10
Ella Kissi-Debrah, 9, suffered a fatal asthma attack thought to have been brought on by pollution.
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Dementia: The greatest health challenge of our time

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:12
Someone is diagnosed every three seconds with dementia - one of the world's top killers. Is there any hope?
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Obesity: How to help your child eat healthily

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 05:22
As one UK city reduces child obesity rates, a look at the best approach for parents and carers.
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The power of music: Vicky McClure's dementia choir

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 01:14
There's evidence music can ameliorate symptoms of dementia - and also bring vital moments of joy.
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‘Bombarded by vile words’: My trouble with trolls

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 00:00
Is our legal system failing victims of online abuse? Beauty blogger Tess Daly says trolls targeting people with disabilities aren't being held to account.
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Blood scandal victims give testimonies

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 21:52
Victims of the contaminated blood scandal have been giving testimonies about how it affected their lives.
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Blood scandal teens made pact to discover their killer

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 18:21
Stephen Nicholls told an inquiry into blood contamination that he was the only one of his friends still alive.
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Cwm Taf chairman admits 'we have failed' on maternity care

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 16:36
The chairman of a health board at the centre of a damning report says "we have failed".
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Vertonghen head injury: The rules in different sports

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 15:52
Jan Vertonghen's head injury has sparked a debate on concussion. How is it handled in other sports?
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Has Leeds cracked the obesity problem?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 13:18
The city is being lauded for success in reducing the waistlines of young children. Should others follow its lead?
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Contaminated blood victim: 'He knew he was dying... I wasn't there for him'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 19:40
Derek Martindale gave emotional testimony about how contaminated blood affected him and his brother.
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New type of dementia identified

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 17:01
Experts say the dementia discovery - the most important for years - could help find new, effective treatments.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Police launch new inquiry

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 15:42
An inquiry found more than 450 patients died after being given painkillers at Gosport hospital.
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Cwm Taf maternity: Mothers ignored and made to feel worthless

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:31
Mothers speaking to the Cwm Taf maternity review "overwhelmingly" had distressing experiences.
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Four Seasons Health Care goes into administration

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:31
Four Seasons Health Care appoints administrators after struggling with its debts.
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