Health

'She was bandaged from head to toe with eczema'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 14:01
One mum's experience of her daughter's eczema drove her to set up a charity to help others.
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New peanut allergy blood test developed

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 12:06
Scientists say the new test avoids the risks of other tests and is more cost-efficient.
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Bath additives for child eczema ineffective, study finds

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:51
Experts say the findings suggest the NHS could better spend the £23m each year it costs for the treatment.
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Scientists build 'synthetic embryos'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:47
They were made in a dish from mouse stem cells and resembled an embryo of about three days old.
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Breast screening error angers survivor and family of deceased

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:35
A man said his wife might have survived breast cancer if she had been scanned and diagnosed earlier.
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Dying woman's family witnessed Tawel Fan ward 'chaos'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:23
A family says a former north Wales elderly mental health ward was "like a circus".
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What is it like to be sectioned?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:05
Four people talk about their experiences of being detained under the Mental Health Act.
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Hidden fats: What’s underneath your skin?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:03
Sushi, 29, is an average-sized, healthy woman on the outside - but what about on the inside?
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Breast screening error: What went wrong?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:32
How does England's breast screening programme work and what went wrong?
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David Goodall: Scientist, 104, begins trip to end his life

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:56
David Goodall is not terminally ill but wants to die, and resents that he cannot elect to do so in Australia.
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270 women could have had 'lives shortened'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:45
Jeremy Hunt says "there may be between 135 and 270 women who had their lives shortened as a result" of an IT problem.
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Breast scan error 'shortened up to 270 lives' - Hunt

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:13
Hundreds of women in England may have died prematurely after failing to receive breast scan invitations.
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Weight loss and loose skin: Patients ‘forgotten’ by NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:34
A surgeon says people who need surgery to remove excess skin after massive weight loss are being overlooked.
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'I lost 19 stone but hate my saggy skin'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:33
Amy lost 19 stone but tells Newsbeat the excess skin she was left with is making her unhappy.
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Doctors paying for sons to have cancer jab

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 00:51
Is boys' health being put at risk because they are not included in the official HPV immunisation programme?
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Sex addiction: Five times a day 'wasn't enough'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 00:27
Rebecca Barker says sex addiction took over her life and ruined her relationship.
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Addenbrooke's to pioneer liver transplant technology

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 00:13
Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge will use a technique which can keep a liver "alive" outside the body.
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UK's most polluted towns and cities revealed

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 22:26
Areas above the limit include London and Manchester, with the Welsh town Port Talbot the worst.
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Noel Conway case: Ill man 'best judge' of 'undignified death'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 22:07
A terminally ill man should have the right to decide when he dies, the Court of Appeal hears.
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Bid to overturn homeopathy crackdown

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:35
The British Homeopathic Association takes NHS England to the High Court after it asked GPs to stop prescribing treatment.
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