Health

Calls for change in law on PTSD related deaths

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 02:16
Family and friends of a former soldier who took his own life say more support is needed for those with PTSD.
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Patients owe Scots NHS £3.2m in treatment costs

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 01:50
A failure to identify those patients not entitled to free NHS care is costing Scotland's health boards dear, say MSPs.
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Tinnitus: What it is like living with the condition

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 00:01
What's it like living with tinnitus and what are the best ways of managing the condition.
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Codilia designs false lashes for cancer patients.

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 00:01
After Codilia was diagnosed with breast cancer, there was one problem she decided to try to fix herself.
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The battle for lipoedema surgery: 'I've got pain constantly in my legs'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 18:40
Often mistaken for obesity, lipoedema is a life-changing condition that causes causes swollen limbs.
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Knife crime: 1,000 young victims hospitalised last year

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 07:16
The NHS also says there has been a 54% rise in the number of victims aged 10 to 19 over five years.
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Hangovers tips: Does mixing your drinks make a difference?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 17:47
Mixing drinks may not actually make your hangover worse. So here's some tips to help you the morning after the night before.
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Tanzania male MPs face circumcision call to stop HIV spread

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:27
A female MP calls for checks on whether male MPs had undergone the procedure.
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Dame Sally Davies becomes Cambridge’s Trinity College master

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 14:01
Dame Sally Davies is to become the first woman in the top job at Trinity College, Cambridge.
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'I nearly aborted my baby because of an unreliable test'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 04:50
When Claire Bell became pregnant she received what appeared to be terrible news. But then she started investigating.
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Beer before wine? It makes no difference to a hangover

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 01:56
A study finds the order in which you have alcoholic drinks makes no difference to your hangover.
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Women cold water swimming in Gower to help menopause

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 01:28
Alison Owen started cold water swimming around the Gower Peninsula after she left her teaching job.
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Venezuela crisis: A health system in a state of collapse

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:08
Inside the hospital where there's barely running water, let alone medicines.
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'How a smartphone saved my mother's life'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:04
The smartphone is becoming a powerful medical tool that can diagnose a growing number of conditions.
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Instagram vows to remove all graphic self-harm images from site

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 19:40
But some pictures - such as scars - will be allowed to remain, the head of the platform says.
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Mosquitoes 'put off biting' by human diet drugs

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 17:36
US scientists say they may have found a way to reduce the appetite of blood-hungry mosquitoes.
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Legal advice 'could be given in GP surgeries'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 16:45
The government wants to improve early intervention as part of its legal aid review.
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Five pregnant women deaths in 18 months prompt probe

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 16:28
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has launched an investigation into the deaths.
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Girl, 13, dies one day after getting cancer diagnosis

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 15:28
Kelly Baverstock was "fobbed off" with antibiotics and told she had a chest infection, her mum says.
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Extreme morning sickness: 'You become a shell of a person'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 14:00
Blogger Susie Verrill, whose partner is Greg Rutherford, says Hyperemesis Gravidarum or extreme pregnancy sickness left her unable to leave the house.
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