Health

Marathon runner describes how the sport saved her life

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:06
Lynsey Kelly is running the London Marathon to raise money for mental health after suffering PTSD.
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'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:06
Robbie has the mental age of a two-year-old and is normally quiet and withdrawn.
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Keeping livers 'alive' boosts transplant success, trial finds

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:59
The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine.
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Childhood dementia: Boy fronts Tube station poster campaign

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:17
George has a rare form of childhood dementia called Batten Disease.
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Alfie Evans: Father begs Pope Francis to 'save our son'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:49
Tom Evans is asking the Pope to intervene in the legal battle about ending his son's life support.
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Alfie Dingley's family apply for licence for medical cannabis

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:52
Alfie Dingley's family want him to use cannabis oil, which is illegal in the UK, to treat his epilepsy.
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Russells Hall Hospital: Patient treated after 'inspectors intervene'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:13
Health inspectors on a visit to Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley had to intervene "as a matter of urgency".
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Scotland's highest paid doctors mainly men

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:22
BBC research finds just 15 out of 100 of the highest paid senior doctors in Scotland are women.
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Malaria experts fear disease's resurgence

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:56
For the first time in 10 years, global malaria cases are no longer falling, and experts are worried.
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NHS ransomware attack response criticised

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:53
MPs say it is "alarming" plans to improve cyber-security after the Wannacry attack have not been agreed.
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Migraine: New drug works when others fail, researchers say

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 22:12
The monthly injection could be approved for NHS use by next year, experts hope.
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Vaginal mesh surgery: NHS releases new figures

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:31
England's most senior doctor is told to urgently respond to new data on vaginal mesh surgeries.
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NHS apologises to family over mother's hospital death

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:59
The family of mother-of-two Denise Davies agrees a settlement after her death in hospital in 2013.
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First double face transplant patient 'well' in France

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:12
The first person in the world to receive two facial transplants is recovering in a Paris hospital.
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Alfie Evans: Parents appeal to Supreme Court again

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:54
Tom Evans and Kate James have again asked for their terminally ill son's life support not to be ended.
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Jérôme Hamon: Frenchman gets 'third face' in new transplant

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
Jérôme Hamon is the first patient to have two facial transplants and says he is doing well.
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Does vaginal seeding boost health?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 01:03
Does vaginal seeding expose babies to good bacteria or is it too dangerous?
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How your mini 'clone' heart could be grown in a jar

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:33
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?
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'Malaria killed my daughter, I'm protecting others now'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:13
Senegal is on track to be declared malaria-free by 2030.
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Survey finds an 'over-reliance' on medication to treat ADHD

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:13
Many families of children with ADHD are offered no training to help them manage their child's condition.
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