Health

Why catching cancer earlier is so important

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:10
A cancer expert says making treatment more straightforward for patients is key to catching tumours early.
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Could HoloLens tech help save babies’ lives?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:01
Students are shown virtual reality images to teach them about obstetric emergencies.
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Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 18:00
Mannose can slow the growth of cancers and enhance the effects of chemotherapy in mice, experts say.
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Gosport hospital deaths: Whistleblowers promised support

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 15:02
More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
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'Asking about suicide doesn’t cause suicide'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:29
Suicide rates in America are rising, particularly among white, middle-aged men. This summer camp helps families deal with their grief.
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Mexican tetra fish may offer heart repair clues

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 00:43
A fish that can repair its own heart may hold clues for future treatments in people, according to a study.
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Yemen crisis: 85,000 children 'dead from malnutrition'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 00:31
Many thousands of under-fives have died from deprived diets due to the war, a leading charity warns.
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E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 22:36
At least 50 people in the US and Canada have been infected, health officials say.
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Terror survivors: Mental health services must improve 'dramatically'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 21:50
Terror survivors say there is a severe lack of long-term support to process psychological trauma.
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Parents 'not wholly to blame for child weight gain'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:44
A study suggests parents adapt their feeding styles in line with a child's natural weight and size.
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Harvey's gang: Haemophilia patient trades places with doctor

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:49
James McGleenan, 11, swaps places with his doctor to find out what happens when blood is taken.
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William talks of being 'tipped over the edge'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:30
The Duke of Cambridge said he "felt things" he "never felt before" following 999 calls as a pilot.
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Sugar tax on soft drinks raises £154m

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:59
Income from the levy, which began in April, is on track to meet the estimate of £240m for the year.
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The hospitals that 'never treat patients on time'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:00
Nearly one in five local hospital services have failed to hit their key waiting time targets for a whole year.
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I'm A Celeb's Anne Hegerty opens up about Asperger's

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:58
Fans watched her speak about her condition with former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and other campmates.
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Stress damages many people's sex life - survey

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:56
A 5 Live survey on attitudes to sex finds the stress of modern living is taking a toll in the bedroom.
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Blood transfusions 'absolutely critical' for Essex boy Henry

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:07
The parents of a boy with a rare blood disease plea for more donors over the festive period.
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The crunch of an apple makes me want to run away

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:26
Margot Noel has misophonia, which means "hatred of sound". Noises that may be annoying to some people cause her real distress.
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'Legal highs': Street dealers now main source of supply after ban

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:39
While a ban has led to a "considerable reduction" in use of the drugs, street dealers are active.
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Medication for mental health: Call to 'end pill-shaming'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:16
The Royal College of Psychiatrists says it's worried some people are not getting the help they need.
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