Health

Dementia risk linked to some medicines

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:41
Up to two million people in England take anticholinergics, for depression and Parkinson's disease.
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'Don't panic' over medicines' link to dementia, says expert

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:40
Patients are being warned not to stop taking prescribed drugs but to consult their doctor.
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NHS needs '£50bn extra by 2030'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:40
Top surgeon and ex-minister makes prediction as government considers long-term funding plan.
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Thousands of pre-NHS healthcare photographs discovered

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:11
The images, which were taken before the NHS was founded in 1948, are discovered in an archive.
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HPV: Would you know if you had the virus?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:11
What is the human papillomavirus and how do you know if you have it?
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Blood scandal victims need more cash, says Haemophilia Wales

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:05
There are calls for Welsh infected blood scandal victims to get the same payments as those in Scotland.
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Dumfries Infirmary renal cancer diagnosis delay apology ordered

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:01
A complaint is upheld about the time it took to provide a man with treatment at Dumfries Infirmary.
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Doctors' warning over pressures on children's wards

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:01
Paediatricians say doctors are facing too much pressure and key standards are not being met.
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Newcastle NHS worker made redundant on holiday wins case

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:12
The timing of the redundancy notice period affected whether Sandi Haywood received a higher pension.
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Girl has leg reattached backwards after cancer surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:47
Amelia Eldred who lost her limb to bone cancer has rare procedure which could allow her to dance again.
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Colchester mother creates bottle-feeding support group

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:15
Parents who feed their babies formula milk are often made to feel inadequate, according to a mother.
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Alfie Evans: When are parents denied the final say?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:03
The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans want to move their son to a hospital in Rome.
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How much sugar in cereal do children eat?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:52
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall tests just how much sugar we are eating for breakfast.
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Report recommends NI abortion law change

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:44
A working group recommends changing NI's laws to allow abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality.
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Bereaved mothers in Milton Keynes helped by support group

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:13
A support group for bereaved mothers who are pregnant is making all the difference.
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