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Stoke patients delaying cancer treatments for holidays

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00
Doctors are appealing to people who are referred with potential cancer not to delay being seen.
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World's first quadruplets born by Caesarean section turn 70

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:42
The Goods were the world's first surviving quads to be born by Caesarean section.
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Could your medications be making you depressed?

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:53
A US study finds many commonly-used drugs may increase the risk of the condition.
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'Why my daughter wants a hysterectomy at 15'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:27
A mother and daughter both have a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.
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Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:58
The Children's Commissioner for England also pinpointed videos and algorithms that pump out more content.
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Public Health Agency recalls 150 women for cancer test

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:28
150 patients are being contacted to have their cervical smear test redone.
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Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:03
Six states are told to pull 73,000 eggs from sale after residue from an insecticide is detected.
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Robert Burns 'may have had bipolar disorder'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:46
Researchers say letters written by Scotland's national bard show signs of depression and hypomania.
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Grenfell Tower fire mental health treatment 'to cost £10m'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:06
About 700 adults and children are currently being given NHS mental health treatment.
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'FGM has stopped in Wales' but women still 'persecuted'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:21
Women from Cardiff's Somali community say FGM safeguarding procedures "persecute" them for the crimes of their ancestors.
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How one woman coped when 13 years of caring ended

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:34
Helen Clues says she's now rebuilding a life after years spent caring for her parents and husband.
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River study finds 29 types of drug in the Foss and Ouse

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:24
Some pharmaceutical drugs which cannot be prescribed in the UK were found in York's rivers.
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One-handed cookbook for stroke patients

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:48
Patients often lose the use of one of their arms, making everyday tasks more difficult.
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Bottle feeding is a woman's right, midwives told

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:45
Opting out of breastfeeding is a woman’s choice and must be respected, says the Royal College of Midwives.
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More cuts to care on way - council chiefs

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:44
Vulnerable elderly and disabled people will lose out, campaigners warn, as councils feel the squeeze.
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The UK health tax hurting foreign nurses

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:39
A Kenyan nurse says a charge on migrant workers is forcing families like his to split up.
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Billy Caldwell cannabis oil plea rejected by Home Office

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:04
His mother brought the banned substance back from Canada but it was confiscated at Heathrow Airport.
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'I'll be broke if I live to 100'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:07
Many older people are now paying for their own social care and say they'll be left short when the cash runs out.
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Prostate cancer spit test is trialled

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:15
It looks for high-risk genes that put one in 100 men at increased risk of the disease.
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'We've lost the person that mum was'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00
Chris Chapman tells the BBC about the effect early-onset Alzheimer's has had on his family.
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