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The alternative therapist who steams women's vaginas

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 16:28
Claire Stone is an alternative therapist and steams women's vaginas, in the hope the treatments will help with periods and fertility.
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Gut bug enzyme turns blood into type-O

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:29
Scientists hope their discovery could ease shortages of "universal" donor blood.
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Adrian Chiles 'horrified' at drinking 100 alcohol units a week

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:24
The TV and radio broadcaster revealed he sometimes drank more than 100 units a week.
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Steam treatment for big prostates approved on NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:09
NHS hospitals can start offering it to men with benign prostate enlargement, says regulator.
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Autism: 12-year-old boy misses five years of school

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 06:13
Callum has tried mainstream and special schools without success, his mother says.
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Women 'being denied Caesarean choice'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 05:07
Only 26% of maternity units follow guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.
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'I had a haemorrhage after being denied a Caesarean'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 05:07
Only 26% of UK maternity units are following guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.
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Workers in open-plan offices 'more active'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 01:08
They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study found.
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Asthma sufferers warned before returning to school

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 01:06
Asthma hospital admissions have shot up in recent Septembers after a lapse in children's inhaler use.
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Holyrood committee calls for a ban on mesh implants

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:41
MSPs urge ministers to take stronger action to curb the use of a controversial surgical procedure.
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Health fear over rise in teens using protein supplements

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:15
Concerns are raised sports supplements such as protein shakes could be harmful to teenagers.
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GP closures in Wales force 50,000 to find new doctors

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:04
Doctors' representatives say practices are struggling to recruit new GPs and deal with mounting workloads.
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Brexit: NHS managers warn about impact of no deal

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 22:00
Leaving the EU without a deal would make it harder to stop the spread of diseases, NHS boss is told.
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Match of the Dads football league helping Norwich fathers

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:48
The football league gives dads the opportunity to share problems and advice on parenthood.
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Measles cases hit record high in Europe

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:43
More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.
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Cruise ships rescue: How to survive for 10 hours in the water

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 08:18
Warm water, a calm head and being a woman can all work in your favour.
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'I broke every bone in my face - and survived'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 01:14
Tom Locke is one of 1,600 people alive today thanks to a change in the way the NHS works, a study suggests.
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Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 01:39
A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.
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The Paralympic wheelchair maker

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 00:06
Vince Ross' Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business.
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The first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 00:05
Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.
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