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Woman with Down's contributes to Alzheimer's research

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:06
Amy is part of a Cambridge University study to find a treatment for Alzheimer's.
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UK parks boost quality of life by £34bn

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 07:55
It is also estimated green spaces save the NHS about £111m a year in prevented GP visits.
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Can you make a community healthier?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 00:37
Life expectancy in Fleetwood, Lancashire, is among the worst in the UK, with diseases linked to diet and drugs claiming lives.
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Demi Lovato lyrics help woman overcome depression

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 04:35
Abbie Foster overcame suicidal thoughts and now helps others after being inspired by singer Demi Lovato.
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Junior doctors' job offers withdrawn after computer blunder

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 03:40
Human error is blamed as up to 1,500 junior doctors have their job offers rescinded.
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Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 00:40
Autophagy is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and extend your life.
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Is sex addiction a real condition?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 00:33
Relationship charity Relate is calling for help to be made available on the NHS.
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Trump's London knife crime comments ridiculous, says surgeon

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 16:59
A doctor says London has a "serious issue" but the US president was wrong to see guns as a 'solution'.
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Breast cancer screening programme 'does more harm than good'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 13:45
A group of doctors say any women offered catch-up appointments should 'carry on with their lives'.
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Breast screen error: 'People at the top need to admit to the problem'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 19:02
Helen Jarvis has been affected by the breast cancer screening error. She said there were problems with the helpline.
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I was convinced my baby deserved a better mum

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 15:47
At the end of maternal mental health week, one mother details her experience of post-natal depression and the help she describes as a godsend.
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Callum Cartlidge: Boy, 8, 'failed' by Worcestershire hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 15:42
A coroner said Callum Cartlidge's death would have been prevented if a blood test had been done.
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Vaginal mesh op 'should be last resort' in Wales

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 14:32
Instead of mesh being used in operations, preventative measures should be promoted, experts say.
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Failings in learning disability deaths, report finds

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:00
A review, commissioned after the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, found failings in one in eight deaths.
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Regular fast food eating linked to fertility issues in women

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:22
Women who eat fast food regularly and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests.
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Obesity and BMI: 'If I wasn't this size I wouldn't have a job'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:53
Three people talk about how they don't worry about being classed as obese because they need to be bigger for their jobs.
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The Teesside gym with treadmills for toddlers

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:08
Andy Gray runs GymFants in Teesside and it's an exercise class with a difference.
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Xanax: Children as young as 11 taking anxiety drug

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 17:59
Children are "self-medicating" with an anxiety drug often sold to them by schoolmates, the BBC finds.
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Thousands of calls made to breast screen error helpline

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:52
This follows revelations that 450,000 women have not been invited for breast scans since 2009.
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'It's about celebrating life - not doom and gloom'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:48
Paul Meisak is making an online diary after being told his cancer is incurable.
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