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Brazilian Butt Lift can be made safer say surgeons

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 13:35
Using fat injections to sculpt a bigger bottom may be fashionable but can be very risky, experts warn.
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'We didn't see it coming' says Sajid Javid of brother's suicide

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 11:22
The ex-chancellor recalls his brother's 2018 death in an interview to mark World Mental Health day.
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Richard Bacon: 'Why I quite like my ADHD'

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 06:05
The former BBC Radio 5 Live and Blue Peter presenter was diagnosed at the age of 42.
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Covid: Northamptonshire hospitals limit visits and reintroduces facemasks

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 15:55
Patients are permitted one visitor for one hour a day to help prevent the rising spread of Covid.
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Covid: Protect elderly from rising virus levels in UK

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 12:34
With cases on the up, people who feel unwell are advised to avoid vulnerable relatives as a precaution.
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Record excess deaths in UK's heatwave summer

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 11:50
With record-breaking temperatures, there were around 3,000 more deaths than usual in England and Wales.
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Daughter's plea over vulval cancer embarrassment

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 06:20
A woman whose mother died of the rare cancer urges people not to put off seeking medical help.
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Social care: 'Jo's care will cost £1.5k a week - the system is broken'

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 06:00
A BBC poll reveals people's worries about social care. So what is the new government going to do?
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Stem cell patch surgery to mend spina bifida in the womb

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:01
Three babies have been born after receiving the landmark treatment in the US.
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Sickle cell: Black donors urged to give blood to help treat patients

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:59
Demand is at record levels for blood to help people with the disease that mostly affects black people.
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We must challenge 'doctor knows best' attitude, bereaved mother says

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:32
Guardian journalist Merope Mills questions hospital decisions after her daughter's preventable death.
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Simon Thomas thanks NHS after baby born prematurely

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:21
Simon Thomas praises staff for delivering his daughter eight weeks early after his wife fell ill.
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David Fuller: Man in court over Tunbridge Wells mortuary sexual abuse

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:04
David Fuller, 68, is accused of abusing the bodies of 23 women in two hospital mortuaries.
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BT Group aims to protect 999 services during strike

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 08:44
Emergency call centre staff are among hundreds of BT Group staff in NI due to go on strike on Thursday.
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WHO alert over India-made cough syrups after deaths in The Gambia

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 07:09
Some 66 deaths in The Gambia may be linked to four syrups made by an India-based firm, world health officials say.
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Union urges UK nurses to strike for first time

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 02:41
The Royal College of Nursing is balloting all its UK members for the first time in 106 years over pay.
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HIV: How 175 British children were infected with disease

Thu, 10/06/2022 - 01:23
Families of some of those affected are giving evidence at a public inquiry into the treatment disaster.
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HC-One: The Elms residents 'not safe' at four-inquest care home

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:52
Four deaths at the Cambridgeshire care home since 2019 have been subject to inquests.
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Eating within set times good for shift workers

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 01:11
Time-restricted eating reduced blood pressure and cholesterol in a study of US firefighters.
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Research call over MND risk to elite rugby players

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 23:46
An expert calls for "immediate research" after a study suggests players could be at increased risk.
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