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How tracking menstrual cycles helps women in sport

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 00:19
Understanding women's bodies better is helping to improve their sporting performance.
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Fake-meat and fries: The rise of vegan fast food

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 00:12
What's behind the trend, and can vegan food be 'junk food'?
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Girl, 5, died after sepsis guidelines ignored

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 19:31
Ava Macfarlane was showing "red flags" which were missed by hospital doctors, an inquest hears.
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Ayrshire teenager died after back surgery complications

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 19:08
An inquest hears the 14-year-old was "off the radar" of specialists at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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Barbara Windsor goes to Downing Street to deliver dementia petition

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 17:39
The former Eastenders star visited Downing Street on behalf of the Alzheimer's Society.
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More pharmacies in England to offer free heart checks

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 09:39
Some chemists in England will start providing the rapid detection service from next month.
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Worcestershire Royal Hospital patients alerted over staff member with TB

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 09:11
The trust has written to 349 patients and 129 staff but says the risk of developing TB is low.
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Police 'dealing with more mental health incidents'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 06:29
The number of cases dealt with by police has risen by more than a quarter in four years, figures suggest.
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Call for HPV jab to be offered to older boys

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 01:04
The Teenage Cancer Trust says boys and young men who want to have the HPV jab should not have to pay.
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Hundreds face 'unbearable pain' at end of life

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:48
Every week 11 terminally-ill people in Scotland suffer in pain as they die, campaigners say.
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Sheffield professor urges dentists to ditch single-use plastic

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:29
"I've never seen this many different plastics in one place," chemistry professor Tony Ryan says.
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Humour, hobbies and friendships: Your tips for staying positive

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 00:58
Interested in living longer? Here's advice from optimists to make sure your glass is always half full.
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Samaritans criticised over Paddy Power Betfair partnership

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 00:43
The charity says a tie-up with Paddy Power Betfair will help it look after vulnerable customers.
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Doctors tackle CMV deafness virus in children

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 00:42
Eight-year-old Naomi struggles with balance after her mum passed on CMV during pregnancy.
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Hampshire paralysed tree surgeon returns to climbing

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 00:07
Callum Kilby was paralysed when a giant oak rolled over him, but a year later he's back climbing trees.
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HRT: Breast cancer risk won't put me off using menopause treatment

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 09:43
New research suggests an increased risk of breast cancer but Louise Rivers refuses to give up on the drug.
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Carpenter's hand reattached by surgeons after saw accident

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:32
Anthony Lelliott's hand was left hanging by skin and bone as he cut floorboards with a circular saw.
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The brain nutrient vegans need to know about

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:31
People on vegan or plant-based diets must ensure they are getting enough choline, say experts.
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Menopausal hormone therapy risks 'bigger and last longer' than thought

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:27
The increased risk of breast cancer lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a study suggests.
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How do blind people enjoy the Mona Lisa?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 21:49
Museums don't allow people to touch the Mona Lisa or any Van Gogh paintings. With tactile art now you can.
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