Health

Housebound Parkinson's patients have movement restored

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 18:38
An electrical stimulus can help revive mobility for people with the disease, scientists have discovered.
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Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 03:00
Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.
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Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:31
The use of self-injected dermal and lip fillers is rising, along with dangerous cosmetic surgery.
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The profoundly deaf girl who found her voice after brain surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 00:48
Leia was born profoundly deaf but pioneering surgery and therapy has enabled her to hear sounds.
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How making bars of soap 'started my life again'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 00:22
Meet the people behind the soap company that help people with disabilities into the workplace.
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Nottingham midwife saves best friend's life

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:31
Aimee Summers recognised the signs of a potentially fatal blood clot and gave emergency first aid.
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Breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:44
Liz O'Riordan had to stop working as a breast cancer surgeon because of her own cancer. How did she move on?
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Are plants a necessity or a luxury?

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 01:02
A new campaign says we should pay less tax on plants because they are good for the environment and mental health.
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Targeted checks 'prevent one-in-10 heart attacks'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 00:27
Around 5,000 heart attacks and strokes a year could be prevented by personalising heart health checks.
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London loneliness: Hackney Brocals help men find friends

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 00:19
The group aims to tackle male isolation across London through regular meet ups and trips.
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Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 23:59
A little bone scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts.
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Mother 'felt suicidal' after baby death news reports

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:57
Holly Eastall says she felt suicidal after being falsely accused of abuse following her baby's death.
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Learning disability 'trapped' in hospitals as NHS target missed

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:46
More than 2,200 people with learning disabilities are still being treated in hospitals, figures show.
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Pembrokeshire GP job ad admits 'the hours stink'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:34
A doctor in Pembrokeshire tweets a brutally honest job advert in a bid to relieve "tired" GPs.
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'My boyfriend's sperm, or a donor's?'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:54
"Emma" says it is unfair that she faces a deadline to choose how to fertilise her frozen eggs.
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'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:50
A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.
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HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 23:33
All eight infants now have fully functioning immune systems after undergoing treatment, say experts.
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Salon opens 'safe space' for breastfeeding mums in Dereham

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:05
The owner offers a place for mums to feed their babies as her sister felt "uncomfortable" doing it in public.
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Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:00
The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.
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Ipswich 'murder-suicide': Crisis team 'missed opportunity'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:43
A mental health crisis team is criticised for not intervening after the couple was found dead at their home.
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