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I'm A Celeb's Anne Hegerty opens up about Asperger's

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:58
Fans watched her speak about her condition with former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and other campmates.
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Stress damages many people's sex life - survey

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:56
A 5 Live survey on attitudes to sex finds the stress of modern living is taking a toll in the bedroom.
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Blood transfusions 'absolutely critical' for Essex boy Henry

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:07
The parents of a boy with a rare blood disease plea for more donors over the festive period.
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The crunch of an apple makes me want to run away

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:26
Margot Noel has misophonia, which means "hatred of sound". Noises that may be annoying to some people cause her real distress.
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'Legal highs': Street dealers now main source of supply after ban

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:39
While a ban has led to a "considerable reduction" in use of the drugs, street dealers are active.
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Medication for mental health: Call to 'end pill-shaming'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:16
The Royal College of Psychiatrists says it's worried some people are not getting the help they need.
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US Olympian Michael Johnson on the shock of his stroke and recovery

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:20
The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.
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Deaf boy's amazing reaction to Makaton bedtime story

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:17
Mum Laura McCartney says her son Tom, who has complex medical needs, was "enthralled" to see a story told "in his language".
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Blackpool hospital medic held over 'poisoning' claims

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:05
The allegations relate to alleged mistreatment and neglect of some stroke patients in Blackpool.
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Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:22
The contact lens was designed to help people with diabetes monitor their glucose levels
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Hyponatraemia Inquiry: GMC investigates two doctors

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:57
The doctors were involved in the care of Claire Roberts who died at a Belfast hospital in 1996.
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Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:10
Emily Pratt, six, took part in the treatment trial and can now tolerate foods with traces of peanuts.
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Hospital noise levels growing worse, say researchers

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:48
Noise in hospitals often exceeds harmful levels and can affect the wellbeing of patients and staff, research finds.
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Zholia Alemi: Foreign doctor checks after fake psychiatrist case

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 08:04
Some 3,000 doctors face scrutiny after an unqualified New Zealander practised in the UK for 22 years.
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Giving blood: 'We are reliant on blood donors to keep Henry alive'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 02:00
Blood donors urged to keep appointments to avoid a dramatic slump in stocks over the festive period.
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Alopecia patients call for NHS to fund real hair wigs

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:35
People paying thousands for wigs want the psychological impacts of hair loss to be better understood.
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Living in a cold, dark climate more likely to lead to heavy drinking

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:14
A new study has linked cold and less sunlight with a higher incidence of binge drinking and liver disease.
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Snow Patrol star on mental health concerns

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 06:16
Gary Lightbody says it's "an unforgiveable act" to leave Northern Ireland without political leadership.
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Mental health: Firms ask PM to deliver on pledge

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 04:46
Bosses ask the PM to honour a pledge to give it the same status as physical health in the workplace.
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Schools in Wales not aware of severe allergies, campaigner says

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 01:37
A campaign group says more than 100 schools did not take up free awareness sessions.
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