Health

Health worker overpaid £21k will not pay back money

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 13:38
Lauren O'Keefe kept quiet about bumper wage packets but it cost her a job and a conviction.
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Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas has breast implants removed

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 12:12
The Strictly judge is expected to return to the show on Saturday following precautionary surgery.
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‘My Pakistani relatives thought my cancer was infectious’

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 02:21
British-Pakistani Saj Dar was given a disposable plate by her family, who feared she was infectious.
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Peanut-allergy therapy 'protection not a cure'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 01:26
Immunotherapy works by suppressing the allergic response, rather than curing it, a study suggests.
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Asthma carbon footprint 'as big as eating meat'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 00:39
Seven in every 10 inhalers prescribed in England contain propellants harmful to the environment, researchers say.
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Fertility treatment: 'Putting on brave face at work was exhausting'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 00:05
BBC 5 live listeners explain how fertility treatment affected them in their jobs.
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'Game changing' tuberculosis vaccine a step closer

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 08:13
TB is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and kills 1.5 million people each year.
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Sperm donors should waive anonymity, fertility regulator says

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 02:13
A man who has fathered up to 110 children says it is impossible for sperm donors to be anonymous.
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Cwmbran's new hospital: A look behind the scenes

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 01:14
The Grange University Hospital is the biggest single investment in the history of the Welsh NHS.
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Brain illness spread by ticks has reached UK

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 00:50
Public Health England says it has found tick-borne encephalitis virus in ticks in the UK for the first time.
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Narcissists 'horrible people but happy'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 00:43
They might be shameless attention-seekers but narcissists are also likely to be happier people.
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Restaurant highchairs 'dirtier than tables'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 00:17
Parents are calling for tables and highchairs to be tested in routine hygiene checks at restaurants.
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Derby coroner confirms man's listeria death

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 15:23
A coroner says cancer patient Ian Hitchcock died from liver failure and listeria infection.
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Girl with cerebral palsy walks for the first time

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 13:39
The mother of a seven-year-old with cerebral palsy had been "unsure" her daughter would ever walk.
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