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Doctor in the House

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 28 min ago
Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from Doctor in the House, on the options available to people living with back pain.
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Autism diagnoses 'could be reduced under NHS plan'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 00:01
The National Autistic Society says it is deeply concerned about NHS plans in south-west London.
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Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases rise

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 15:46
Parents could be fined up to €2,500 if they fail to see a doctor about vaccinating their children.
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Why Greek mountain villagers have healthy hearts

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:14
Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease.
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Charlie Gard's parents fight for Supreme Court hearing

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:57
The couple's ill eight-month-old Charlie Gard is unable to see, hear, make a noise or move.
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Can fish skin help treat burns?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 05:08
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
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Kettering General Hospital 'fiddled' waiting time records

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:58
A whistleblower says patients were removed because targets were missed.
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Ancestry.com denies exploiting users' DNA

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:19
The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised.
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Charlie Gard's parents lose life support court appeal

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:30
Doctors can stop providing life-support treatment to Charlie Gard, Court of Appeal judges have ruled.
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Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:39
But they are accurate at measuring heart rate, a study of seven devices has found.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:34
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization
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Assaults between care home residents reported daily

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 01:59
More than one assault a day was reported to police between 2014 and 2016, File on 4 found.
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'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 00:09
That's what a report says - but we look at all the risks of breast cancer for women.
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Conservative social care funding cap: Theresa May defends changes

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:03
The PM says her plans will prevent the system from collapse after U-turn over cap on care costs.
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Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:23
Freeze-dried rodent sperm stowed onboard the international space station fathers healthy baby mice.
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Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:32
Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently lowlanders.
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General election: Theresa May changes social care plans

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:20
Revised Tory plans will include an option for an "absolute limit" on total costs following criticism.
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Microwave mushrooms 'to keep their goodness', scientists say

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:01
Grilling and microwaving are the best ways to cook the fungi, a Spanish study says.
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Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:43
Doctors in the UK routinely lied to patients with disorders of sex development known as intersex conditions, the BBC finds.
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IVF treatment girl returns to Newcastle Centre for Life

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:51
"I was made out of two tiny little cells in a little glass tube," says seven-year-old Hannah.
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