Health

Surgeon suspended over treatment concerns

BBC Health News Feed - 5 hours 17 min ago
The doctor worked at the same private healthcare firm as rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson.
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Coronavirus: Schools to be advised not to close over suspected cases

BBC Health News Feed - 5 hours 29 min ago
New guidance will tell schools not to close if there is a suspected case of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: A Cameroon student on how he recovered

BBC Health News Feed - 13 hours 15 min ago
China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African to contract the virus - he spoke to the BBC.
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Egg-freezing: What's the success rate?

BBC Health News Feed - 13 hours 16 min ago
The fertility expert Lord Winston warns the success rate could be as low as 1% but others say it is considerably higher.
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How safe are breast implants?

BBC Health News Feed - 13 hours 24 min ago
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer.
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'I lost my left ear to my tanning addiction'

BBC Health News Feed - 13 hours 25 min ago
Anthea Smith tells the BBC's Laura Mcmullan, who also had skin cancer, that she used sunbeds for years.
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The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok

BBC Health News Feed - 13 hours 26 min ago
The BBC meets the medics and lawyers across America who are using the app to help educate the public.
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Young onset Parkinson's disease surgery gives Luton man 'lifeline'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:00
The disease, which normally affects people later in life, forced Ryan to make a "scary" decision.
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Coronavirus: Eight of nine UK patients receiving treatment discharged

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 14:21
More than 100 people remain in quarantine in a hotel after arriving from China last weekend.
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IVF treatment: Couple call for parents' mental health support

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 00:56
Parents Vicky and Jamie Mogridge-Percy say it was a difficult journey before Arthur arrived via IVF.
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Coronavirus: How do you self-isolate successfully?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 18:39
From food delivery to dealing with family, here's how those told to isolate themselves can avoid spreading the virus.
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Coronavirus: UK conference attendees warned over case

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 14:18
Delegates at the London event were contacted after one attendee was diagnosed with the illness.
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Mumps: Why adults might still need the MMR jab

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 13:35
The disease is one of three protected by the MMR jab - and the fate of the two are closely linked.
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Mumps cases hit decade high in England

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 05:56
People are urged to get two doses of the MMR vaccine to maximise protection against the viral illness.
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Dentists threatened by coronavirus face-mask shortage

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 03:03
Some may have to "down drills" following curbs on how many they can order, the dentists' union says.
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Coronavirus: No change in outbreak despite China spike, WHO says

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 20:03
The World Health Organization says it is "not seeing a dramatic increase" in cases outside China.
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Are coronavirus tests flawed?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 17:21
Concerns are being raised about the accuracy of the tests for the coronavirus.
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East Kent baby deaths: Independent review into NHS trust

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:46
A local MP says women are now "terrified" about giving birth at the two Kent hospitals.
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Wearable to spot Alzheimer's being developed

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:25
Five million healthy volunteers will be used to map signs of the disease years before symptoms develop.
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Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 08:08
Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method.
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