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The mental health chatbot

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 00:13
Chatbots are being used to help people deal with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
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Yemen cholera epidemic 'controlled' by computer predictions

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:21
Cases are slashed thanks to a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur.
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Using weather forecasts to stop outbreaks of deadly cholera

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:13
Cholera cases in Yemen have been slashed by a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur.
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'I vomit 30 times a day' - Caitlin's dilemma

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:11
Perth teenager Caitlin White says all the options of treatment open to her come with health risks.
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Weight-loss drug lorcaserin found to be safe in new study

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:44
Long-term use of the US weight-loss pill is found to be safe for the heart, in a major study finds.
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Procrastination - it's all in the mind

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 03:07
Scans show differences in the brains of those who love to put things offs compared with the "doers".
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Critically-ill children 'need more aftercare'

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 04:02
More NHS clinical psychologists are needed to help children and their families back on their feet after long-term illness.
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Why is there a measles outbreak in Europe?

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 03:40
Thirty-seven deaths have been recorded from the disease already this year.
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Abortion pill will be allowed to taken at home in England, under new plan

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 02:09
The change means women will be able to take the second abortion pill at home rather than in a clinic.
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No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 09:16
The researchers say that the health risks of drinking outweigh any possible benefits.
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Why people with autism love this hair stylist

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 02:08
People with autism have travelled across the country to get their hair cut by Jenine Dixon.
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