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Nutrient supplement 'boosts growth of breastfed premature babies'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 01:39
Eight weeks of extra proteins and minerals led to better growth in breastfed babies, a study found.
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'Benefit changes adding to mental health problems'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:38
Universal credit, job worries and homelessness increasing demand on mental health services, say NHS bosses.
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Nut allergy woman returns to Essex home after five years

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:01
Amy May Shead suffered a severe allergic reaction after being served a nut on a holiday to Budapest.
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High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:44
Guidelines propose offering drugs to reduce heart attacks and strokes in England and Wales.
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Breaking India's menstruation taboos with a comic book

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:06
Aditi Gupta created a comic book to help girls in India better understand their periods.
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Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 17:58
Doctors urge people to vaccinate themselves and their children against measles after a rise in cases.
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Cochlear implants to benefit more people with hearing loss

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:25
More people in England and Wales with severe hearing loss will be eligible for the devices.
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The patch unplugging premature babies

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 06:55
A team at Northwestern University developed a wireless patch that monitors the vitals of premature babies.
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Satisfaction with NHS 'hits 11-year low'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 03:04
The public is concerned about lack of staffing and waiting times, according to a long-running survey.
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HRT: Women told not to be alarmed by Alzheimer's study

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 02:58
The risk is very low and drugs to treat menopause symptoms are safe and effective, doctors say.
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Ebola in the DR Congo warzone

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:01
Violent attacks are making treating the worst Ebola outbreak in the history of DR Congo even harder.
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'Dads who lose a child are overlooked'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:00
Lee started an online group for “overlooked” grieving dads after his son was stillborn.
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Esketamine: US regulator approves nasal spray to treat depression

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 18:00
Esketamine nasal spray can reportedly work within 24 hours, but critics say more tests are needed.
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'Not enough ambulances to cover rural areas'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:02
Specialist paramedics are trying to free up ambulance crews as they struggle to cover huge areas in Lincolnshire.
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