Health

Northern Health Trust staff told to clean own offices

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 07:32
A union says the idea is "absurd" as office staff are asked to vacuum and dust their work areas.
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'I was diagnosed with cancer at seven months pregnant'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 03:06
It felt like Sarah Hanan's life had "come to a screeching halt", but it was only the start of her journey.
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McDonald's: Tom Watson urges chain to drop Monopoly campaign

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 09:25
The campaign is a "danger to public health" as it encourages people to eat more, says MP Tom Watson.
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Polish Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica returns to the sport after a serious accident

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 00:16
Polish Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica is returning to the sport after a serious accident in 2011 partially severed his arm.
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Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 00:05
A study finds the bacteria and viruses in the nose could give clues to improve the diagnosis.
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Bradford schoolchildren act as mental health mentors

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 01:02
Children in Bradford are learning how to support each other with mental health.
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How long are you going to live?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:10
See how people react when you tell them how long they're going to live.
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The human cost of insulin in America

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 18:52
Diabetics in the US are rationing insulin - and dying. How did we get to this point and what's the fix?
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Mushrooms may 'reduce the risk of mild brain decline'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:46
Eating the fungi more than twice a week cut people's risk of memory and language problems, a study found.
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Cancer waiting times breached for 1,000 days in England

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:57
Failure to treat cancer patients quickly is putting lives at risk, experts say.
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Cholesterol-lowering pill 'new option for statin users'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 08:38
A new type of drug could help some people with high cholesterol.
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'I thought my twins just had a cold'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 03:10
When Stephanie Elderton's twin boys caught a cold, she never imagined that one of them would end up in intensive care.
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Cancer's 'internal wiring' predicts relapse risk

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 02:13
Breast cancer is 11 separate diseases each with a different risk of relapse, says study.
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Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Mum 'overwhelmed' by stem cell donor campaign

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 00:35
Thousands of people have registered to find a stem cell match for a five-year-old with leukaemia.
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Truro woman not told of cancer for three months

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 00:25
Beverley Smith only learned she had cancer 11 days before she died, because results were not shared.
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Gene-editing babies: Call to pause humanity-altering research

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 18:00
Leading scientists call for a temporary ban on research to "re-engineer the human species".
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'How my life turned around with new treatment'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 16:55
A pioneering hospital has abandoned the practice of restraining mental health patients, with dramatic results.
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Heart test trial aimed at reducing strokes begins in East Anglia

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 01:08
Scientists hope the study will help reduce premature deaths among people with irregular heartbeats.
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Assaults on mental health staff in Wales halved

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:15
A ward manager - who was previously attacked - says staff try to create a rapport with patients.
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Brazilian butt lift victim 'wanted op for some time'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 16:52
Leah Cambridge was said to have gone under the knife after growing paranoid about excess stomach weight.
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