Health

Tessa Jowell: Her last campaign

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:29
The late Dame Tessa Jowell successfully campaigned for better access to cancer treatment on the NHS after being diagnosed herself.
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World Cup fans advised to get MMR jab

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 18:52
A surge in measles cases in Russia means football fans should protect themselves before travelling.
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'Remarkable' therapy beats terminal breast cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:00
Judy Perkins had been given three months to live, but two years later there is no sign of cancer in her body.
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Baby decapitated due to doctor's actions

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:26
A tribunal rules that the 43-year-old chose the wrong method to deliver the baby in Dundee in 2014.
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School meal smoothie ban in obesity fight

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:21
Fruit juices could also disappear from school lunch menus, while the amount of fruit and vegetables increase.
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Pencader student drops out over loss of care allowance

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 01:30
A young carer who dropped out of college because she would lose her allowance wants a change in the law.
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'I thought if I was fat nobody could see that I was evil'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 00:26
One woman explains how she used binge-eating and obesity to cope with being abused as a child.
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Breast cancer: Test means fewer women will need chemotherapy

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 12:32
From Monday, about 70% of women with early stage cancer may be able to avoid the gruelling treatment.
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Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving locked-in syndrome

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:50
Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard's heart stopped for 40 seconds - and then she developed locked-in syndrome.
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Do you know what you're smoking?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 00:02
Many shisha bars have been selling illegal tobacco to unsuspecting customers despite authorities' efforts to crack down on the trade.
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Prostate cancer immune system drug results could be 'spectacular'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 18:58
Immunotherapy treatment could provide "spectacular" results for some patients, doctors say.
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