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Salon opens 'safe space' for breastfeeding mums in Dereham

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:05
The owner offers a place for mums to feed their babies as her sister felt "uncomfortable" doing it in public.
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Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:00
The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.
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Ipswich 'murder-suicide': Crisis team 'missed opportunity'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:43
A mental health crisis team is criticised for not intervening after the couple was found dead at their home.
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Mother of 14-year-old who killed herself at the Priory speaks out

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:26
Amy El-Keria was a patient at Ticehurst House Psychiatric Hospital, which has been fined £300,000 over her death.
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The Priory fined £300k over death of 14-year-old girl

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:57
Amy El-Keria hanged herself at a clinic run by the private healthcare company in 2012.
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'A wonder drug helped me eat - then for 10 years I had to go without'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 01:59
When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life.
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Technology to keep dementia patients out of hospital

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 01:09
Radar technology and tiny brain-monitors are just some of the devices being tested by a new research centre.
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A rasher of bacon 'ups cancer risk'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 01:05
Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.
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'Circumcision caused my son’s suicide'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:38
Why did a young man kill himself two years after being circumcised?
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Breech baby scan 'would save lives'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 22:25
A scan at 36 weeks could help spot tricky breech deliveries, when a baby's bottom or feet will emerge first.
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'Instagram triggers my epilepsy'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 17:50
An epilepsy charity has called for social media seizure warnings
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'Netball made me the person I was before depression'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:24
Shaharun Nessa took up netball after suffering postnatal depression and now runs a group for women.
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Artificial gravity tests could reduce muscle loss, say researchers

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:22
Spinning bedridden patients and astronauts on a centrifuge could maintain muscle strength, scientists say.
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Swansea boy's 'neck pain' was rare throat cancer

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:53
Eight-year-old McKenzie John, from Swansea, is due to undergo proton beam therapy next month.
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Epilepsy charity calls for social media seizure warnings

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:48
People with epilepsy are being exposed to flashing images, some deliberately, says a charity.
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Mental health nurses join police officers on duty

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:45
Police officers say they are "overwhelmed" by calls to mental health patients and need round-the-clock help from medical staff.
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Stoma bags: Bin rules 'can add to house share struggles'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 06:22
Amber Davies opens up about having to dispose of her stoma bag while living with friends.
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Clampdown planned for British online pharmacies

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:55
New rules should help keep patients safe, says the General Pharmaceutical Council.
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Sleep myths 'damaging your health'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:35
US researchers have looked at the most common ones that we may fall for.
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Free sanitary products plan extended to primary girls

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:35
Move follows announcement of funding for free tampons and towels in secondary schools and colleges in England.
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