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Does gum disease play key role in Alzheimer's?

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:46
Scientists say it may have a "central role" in Alzheimer's, so should we worry more about our oral health?
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'High' survival for many cancers diagnosed at stages 1-3

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:42
Ten-year survival rates are highest for skin cancer and lowest for lung cancer in England, data suggests.
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Mental health at work: We agree with Prince William's message

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:13
These people say the duke is right: we should be talking about mental health at work.
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Parents' vaccine side effects fear 'fuelled by social media'

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:50
A Royal Society for Public Health report says negative press can lead to fear and misunderstanding.
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Antibiotic resistance plan to fight 'urgent' global threat

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 01:31
The government's five-year plan to fight antibiotic resistance includes cutting unnecessary use of the drugs.
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'Super poo donors' wanted

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 01:12
Some people appear to have extra special poo, rich in good bugs, that could help mend sick patients.
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Muffin or apple: Do you know what you 'should' be eating?

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 21:47
A nine-year analysis of the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey shows mixed results.
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Iceland still selling own-brand palm oil products despite pledge

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 14:53
The retailer promised to remove palm oil from all of its own products by the end of 2018.
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St George's Hospital: 250 cardiac unit deaths to be reviewed

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 14:39
Complex heart operations were moved out of St George's Hospital last year to allow for improvements.
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Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndeye Ndiaye are living in the UK

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:20
Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndye Ndiaye have an uncertain future after moving from Senegal to the UK.
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Global health research money reaches 'record high'

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:39
An annual survey has found money invested in this area reached its highest level yet in 2017.
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How diet is changing - the good and the bad

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:30
Children are turning their backs on sugary drinks but all age groups eat too few vegetables, a survey suggests.
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Young at higher risk of asthma attack, says charity

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:38
Amy Pay, 27, says she didn't take her asthma seriously until she nearly ended up in hospital.
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Teen one of first UK proton-beam patients

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 01:03
Manchester's Christie hospital has the UK's first dedicated treatment centre for the pioneering treatment.
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How virtual reality can help you manage pain

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 00:18
A company in Israel is using virtual reality computer games to help patients deal with chronic pain.
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Instagram 'helped kill my daughter'

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 17:38
After Molly Russell took her own life, her family found distressing material through her Instagram account.
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Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry?

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 17:04
A child's death at a hospital in Glasgow has been linked to an infection spread by bird droppings.
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'Brazilian butt lift' inquest: Fat clot killed woman

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 12:41
Leah Cambridge, 29, from Leeds, died after travelling to a hospital in Turkey for cosmetic surgery.
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Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 09:31
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled.
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NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 02:05
Auditor general Adrian Crompton says he hopes NHS Wales can "continue to bring down and control" costs.
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