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Global hunger increasing, UN warns

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"

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

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'

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'

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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The secret shame of having no sperm

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:37
Male infertility is now the most common reason for couples to seek IVF - but men often feel alone.
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Middle-aged should have 'drink-free' days, say campaigners

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:28
The campaign comes as drinkers say cutting back on alcohol is harder than eating healthily or exercising.
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Dementia patients 'come alive' in singing classes

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 00:38
Pauline Goodger was amazed when mum Alma, 90, "sang from memory" at the sessions in Nottingham.
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Kidney donor explains decision to give to a stranger

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 00:11
The number of people becoming altruistic kidney donors is declining.
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Testing out natural aphrodisiacs in Ghana

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 09:44
Natural aphrodisiacs for sale in Ghana - but what's in them?
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