Health

Longest-frozen embryo born after 24 years

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 15:30
US mother who gave birth to the child was herself only one year old when the baby was conceived.
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US lifts ban on lethal virus experiments despite security risks

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:41
Scientists can apply to make lethal strains of illnesses despite fear of accidental outbreaks.
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UK's most googled health issue of 2017 revealed

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 01:51
Cancer was the UK's most searched for health issue, Google Trend data for 2017 reveals.
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Still got talent

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 01:02
When David Shutts was treated for advanced kidney cancer nothing hurt him more than being jobless - so he decided to do something about it.
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Gifts for babies spending Christmas in hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 00:09
A couple whose son spent his first Christmas in hospital are giving presents to premature babies.
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Mum urges parents to talk about suicide

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 23:15
More children and young people are calling helplines about suicidal feelings, charities say.
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Surviving period poverty with 'socks and tissue'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 22:20
A Scottish government pilot project is helping women who can't afford sanitary products.
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Approaching 100: Secrets of the 'superagers'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 18:32
People over the age of 80 give their take on how to age the right way.
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'Ventilator cake' thank you for Papworth Hospital staff

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 17:22
A woman returns to the hospital that saved her life 25 years ago with an unusual gift.
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Canada couple forced to spend Christmas apart after 70 years

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 17:07
"This is the worst Christmas that we will ever have," said Audrey Goodine, 89.
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Contaminated blood report 'full of lies'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 17:00
Government officials have apologised for using a discredited report into the contaminated blood products scandal, the BBC can reveal.
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Mum carrying terminally-ill baby 'to be a donor'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:33
Hayley Martin's unborn daughter has no kidneys as a result of a fatal rare genetic disease.
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The mothers sharing breast milk on Facebook

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 13:16
The Department of Health is coming under pressure to issue more guidance on the practice.
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Incompatible donor saves daughter's life

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:37
Firefighter Alex Hume gave his daughter a kidney, after years of being deemed incompatible.
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Family ties

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:39
How a groundbreaking kidney transplant procedure changed the lives of a father and daughter.
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Return of prescription charges considered

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 08:44
Charging for hospital car parking could also help raise cash, the health department suggests.
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Impoverished healthcare at squalid Liverpool prison, report says

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 07:06
Whistleblowers tell BBC News prisoners have died and others injured due to poor care.
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NHS workforce 'at crunch point'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 06:00
There may not be enough doctors to treat increasing number of patients, the official regulator warns.
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Herbal remedy 'may aid stroke recovery'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 03:43
A study suggests that the supplement ginkgo biloba may help the brain recover after a stroke.
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Bad nights

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 02:07
Lashing out violently while asleep because of certain dreams can be a warning of other brain disorders.
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