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A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

BBC Health News Feed - 9 hours 53 min ago
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.
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Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash

BBC Health News Feed - 11 hours 12 min ago
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.
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Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage

BBC Health News Feed - 12 hours 5 min ago
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.
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Autism: Scientists take 'first steps' towards biological test

BBC Health News Feed - 16 hours 10 min ago
Differences were found in blood proteins between children with and without autism, a study says.
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How baby stroke survivors' brains adapt

BBC Health News Feed - 16 hours 12 min ago
They use the right sides of their brain for language instead of the normal left side.
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Inquiry call after Trudy Jones' cardiac arrest death

BBC Health News Feed - 17 hours 25 min ago
The family of a woman who died of a cardiac arrest later found out she was involved in drugs trial after her death.
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New clinic for victims of sexual violence

BBC Health News Feed - 17 hours 40 min ago
Women who have been raped often cannot face going to the doctors for intimate examinations.
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Life after Ebola

BBC Health News Feed - 22 hours 18 min ago
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
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Mum's Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome action call

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:49
Mum recounts losing one twin in the womb while other survived
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'Move your van' note left on ambulance in Tunstall

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 17:46
The writer told paramedics to move and she did not care if "the whole street had collapsed".
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Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:28
The family of epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley, six, says he has fewer seizures after taking the drug.
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'I forgot my mum had died'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 00:26
After waking from a coma following a brain injury, Peter was forced to grieve all over again.
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Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:44
Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested.
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Patient's chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:04
Peter Maggs' chest wall was rebuilt using the technology after a large tumour was removed.
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What you need to know about bread

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:06
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer - so should we be worried about eating bread?
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DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:12
A genetic study will look at whether damage was done to the DNA of veterans who saw nuclear weapon tests.
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Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:56
The best paid male consultant pocketed £740,000 last year - two-and-a-half times that of the top woman.
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Guilt over miscarriage

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:02
Three women and one man describe the shock, guilt and distress of losing a baby through miscarriage.
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'How doodling helped my depression'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:55
James Garden says drawing helps him cope with his feelings.
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Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:03
For 16 years, Mercy Ngulube felt unable to tell people she had HIV - but now she's a vocal campaigner.
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