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The teenager whose skin blisters at the slightest touch

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:59
Moin Younis goes through an excruciating skin care routine each day, that can last up to six hours.
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What is 'Aussie' flu and should we be worried?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:04
The NHS is braced for a bad flu season as the 'Australian' virus strain H3N2 dominates.
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Middle-aged can reverse heart risk with exercise, study suggests

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:51
But there is a catch - it takes two years of aerobic exercise, four to five days a week, a study says.
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Gaza conjoined twins survive separation surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:46
Baby girls Farah and Haneen, joined at the abdomen, are separated after surgery in Saudi Arabia.
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Fighting ovarian cancer as a student

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:01
A student who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in her first year of university has created videos and animations to help other young people through illness.
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'I love my scars'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:19
Women bare their scars and stories behind them.
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Boots pharmacists raise staffing concerns

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:01
Some Boots pharmacy staff say they are under too much pressure and fear mistakes will be made.
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Heart attack care dangerously unequal for women, study finds

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:01
Fewer women heart attack victims would die if they were given the same treatments as men, says a study.
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CES 2018: Black Box VR wants to make gamers fit

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:40
A start-up at the CES tech show believes virtual reality could revolutionise how we use gyms.
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Teenagers turn to wrestling to help with mental health

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 13:53
Gym staff say wrestling has helped teenagers with a range of conditions to better manage their symptoms.
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Drinking and darts: Does alcohol improve performance?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 01:10
Some former darts champions drank heavily but did it improve their performance on the oche?
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Proton beam therapy cancer treatment centre opening in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:52
The first high-energy proton beam therapy centre run by the NHS is soon to open in Manchester.
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The world's most obese man's attempt to lose weight

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 01:45
Juan Pedro Franco was declared the heaviest man alive in 2017, but he has lost weight since.
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Proton beam cancer treatment to start in Manchester in 2018

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 00:43
The first NHS-run unit of its kind in Manchester will improve treatment for cancer patients.
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Heart attack care dangerously unequal for women, study finds

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 00:15
Fewer women heart attack victims would die if they were given the same treatments as men, says a study.
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Long A&E waits triple in Northern Ireland

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 16:13
Some 928 patients waited longer than the target waiting target over Christmas, compared to 348 in 2016.
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Thai penis whitening trend raises eyebrows

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 07:01
A hospital said dozens of men had tried the service, though the health ministry says it's "unnecessary".
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Breast size dissatisfaction 'affects self-examination'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:09
Women unhappy with their breast size are less likely to carry out regular self-examinations, a study suggests.
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NHS ambulance A&E delays: Stroke patient's hospital wait filmed

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 21:15
Two relatives tell us about their experiences both inside and outside A&E departments this winter.
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Sharp rise in flu hospital admissions in England

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 17:17
The increases are expected at this time of year but experts said they were "significant".
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