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Princess Royal Maternity Hospital: Dead babies had 'extremely rare' infection

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:04
Two babies who died in a Glasgow maternity hospital had been infected with a bacterium never seen before in Scotland.
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Psychiatric care saved me - Richard Coles

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 10:37
Pop star-turned-vicar the Reverend Richard Coles had clinical depression at the age of 17.
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PTSD affects 'one in 13 by age of 18'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 01:05
Researchers say, with many young people not receiving support, the study should be a "wake-up call".
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Ambulance service 'destroyed my health'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:12
An ambulance worker who won an unfair dismissal case recorded a boss talking about "pummelling" him.
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Isle of Wight cerebral palsy author writes autobiography with his nose

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:10
Author Josh Barry spent nine years writing book while also completing two degrees.
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Sepsis campaigner takes son's ashes to Buckingham Palace

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 16:05
Melissa Mead takes the ashes of her son William in a teddy bear to Buckingham Palace to collect an MBE.
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Encephalitis: 'I told my boyfriend I thought I was a monkey'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 11:36
Lucy Evans had encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that caused her frightening delusions.
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The toxic legacy of the Vietnam War

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 00:58
How millions suffered from exposure to toxic chemicals sprayed by US forces during the Vietnam war
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Nephew, 5, inspires hairdresser's Spargoland 'sensory' salon

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:08
A hairdresser says his five-year-old nephew, who has cerebral palsy, inspired his specialist salon.
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Asthma: Young people in the UK 'more likely to die'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 00:00
The UK lags behind other wealthy nations across a number of health indicators, a report finds.
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Shark DNA could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 11:25
A new study maps the DNA of sharks and experts believe their genes could help cure human diseases.
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Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:22
Researchers have developed a test that can detect the condition in minutes - instead of up to 72 hours.
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Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:30
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.
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What is it like to suffer a stroke at 25?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:01
Emily Cane's dance career was cut short and now she has communication difficulties.
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Anorexia recovery: 'I know the darkest of the darkest'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:23
Lara Rebecca, 18, says she knows the "darkest of the darkest" after recovering from her eating disorder.
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Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:16
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.
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Parents of sick babies need more leave, charity says

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 00:19
Parents of sick babies need more paternity and maternity leave, a neonatal charity says.
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Medicinal cannabis: Why has it taken so long to get to patients?

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 01:24
Medicinal cannabis was legalised in November 2018.
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Short bursts of intense exercise 'better for weight loss'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 01:05
Researchers suggest bursts of high intensity workouts, like sprinting, are more effective for weight loss.
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Vitiligo: Skin condition bought Kenyan friends closer together

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:26
Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.
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