Health

'My food allergies are life-threatening'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 20:43
Ciara Williams, who was diagnosed with food allergies when she was a baby, describes how she copes.
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Dash and splash: Tips for cold water swimming

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:43
A group that celebrated its anniversary with a fancy dress dip shares tips for cold water swimming.
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Cystic fibrosis sufferer lifts one million kilograms in 22 hours

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:21
Josh Llewellyn-Jones completes the "crazy" challenge to inspire others living with the disorder.
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Landmark cancer therapy wins Nobel prize

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:29
Two scientists working on immune treatments for cancer have won the 2018 prize for physiology or medicine.
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Muckamore Abbey 'doesn't deserve hospital title'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:28
Belfast Trust investigated complaints of neglect and issued its findings to the family of Jonathan Blake
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'I'm surrounded by people - but I feel so lonely'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:57
What does the world's largest study of loneliness tell us? And why are young people more likely to be lonely?
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Chef Ryan Riley holds cookery classes for cancer patients

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:24
Chef Ryan Riley is helping chemotherapy patients taste food again.
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Brother of Frightened Rabbit singer runs for mental health

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 17:19
Grant Hutchison joined the Great Scottish Run to raise awareness of mental health issues.
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'I'd binge on Nutella, eating a giant tub a week'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 23:54
Up to a third of obese people may have Binge Eating Disorder, yet the condition is often misunderstood.
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HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 12:55
The vast majority of new cases were transmitted through sex. not blood transfusion as in the past.
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EpiPen users told to use devices past normal expiry date

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:56
Parents say their children's supplies are due to expire within days, amid a shortage of the devices.
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Pret accused of taking unnecessary risks by allergy sufferers

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:03
Two customers share their Pret allergy experiences, after an inquest into a 15-year-old girl's death.
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'My jaw was reconstructed from my shoulder'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:50
When Jen Taylor was diagnosed with bone cancer, she underwent 16 hours of surgery.
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Boy, 5, with autism gets award for 999 call after mum collapsed

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:02
Tyler Semple called paramedics despite his difficulties with talking on the telephone.
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Contaminated blood scandal: Where does the UK's blood supply come from now?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 03:53
A public inquiry into the infected blood scandal of the 1970s and 1980s is under way.
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'Facial reconstruction changed my life'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 03:36
Jen Taylor underwent 16 hours of surgery, which she struggles to believe she survived.
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Placenta complications: 'Women must know the risks'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:04
Previous caesareans and IVF can also increase the risk for expectant mothers, experts say.
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'I'm a Muslim woman, I'm visually-impaired and I'm a boxer'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 00:14
Despite a visual impairment and a muscle-weakening condition, Sannah Hussain is preparing for her first fight.
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Northampton Town's Matt Crooks on football and epilepsy

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 15:11
Northampton Town player Matt Crooks says the condition does not hold him back.
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What is monkeypox?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 13:51
Three people have been infected in the first UK occurrence of the disease, so should people worry?
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