Health

Enhanced flu jab to save 'hundreds of lives'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:43
It's designed to help elderly immune systems develop a stronger defence against flu.
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How can you get enough iron from your diet?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:19
How can you ensure you're getting the iron you need from your food, without eating too much red meat?
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Cheshire couple spend £12k for labrador's open heart surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:33
The Royal Veterinary College said the double bypass was the first operation of its kind on a dog.
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Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:04
A patient in Blackpool tested positive for the disease, just days after the first case in Cornwall.
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NHS vacancies a 'national emergency'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:12
Figures show one in 11 NHS posts in England is unfilled.
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Global hunger increasing, UN warns

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:03
One in nine people in the world is undernourished, according to a UN report.
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"There's so much guilt in being a modern parent"

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 01:24
With one in three children obese, Jamie Oliver explains how to eat healthily at home.
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'Black hole' in youth mental health support

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:59
A report by charity YoungMinds says more help is needed while children are waiting for NHS appointments.
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Poor mental health at work 'widespread'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:57
Half of all employees say they struggle and many keep it secret, says mental health charity Mind.
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England facing 'changing health needs'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:54
With people living longer, common ailments are changing and the NHS must quickly adapt, says a report.
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'Ground-breaking' diabetes insulin drug trialled in Cardiff

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:45
It is hoped that it will cut the reliance of diabetes sufferers on injecting insulin.
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Suicide reporting 'should be more sensitive'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:58
Campaigners are calling on the media to be more sensitive in how suicides are reported.
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Breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O'Riordan unveils statue of herself

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 16:22
"Brave and bold" breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O'Riordan unveils a statue of herself.
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Thousands of patients 'discharged without medical notes'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 16:01
A review finds that almost 15,000 patients may have been affected.
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St George's Hospital suspends complex heart surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:58
Patients needing complex operations will be transferred away from St George's hospital.
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Mark Lawrenson's cancer diagnosis and other TV stars 'saved' by viewers

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:03
Football pundit Mark Lawrenson is not the first celebrity to have his illness diagnosed on screen.
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Bryony Gordon: How to talk about suicide

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:13
Journalist Bryony Gordon on why not to say "commit" when talking about suicide.
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Millions spent hiring NI nurses from Scottish agency

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 06:28
Staff nurses in Northern Ireland are the lowest paid in the UK.
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'Reach out' plea to prevent suicide in Wales

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:48
On World Suicide Prevention Day, one Welsh woman urges those at crisis point to reach out for help.
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Baby bundle idea for newborns and to tackle poverty backed

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:47
A basket full of essential items could help tackle child poverty in Wales, it is claimed.
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