Health

Male suicide: 'His death was the missing piece of the jigsaw'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:15
Friends and family members left behind after a suicide tell the stories of the men they have lost.
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The dangers that lurk in your bathroom

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:26
A study claims bacteria is present in rubber ducks. But what other unexpected risks are in your bathroom?
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Welsh health boards' deficit reaches £163m

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:25
Four Welsh health boards now have a combined rolling deficit of £360m over three years.
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Richard Bacon: 'My ADHD is who I am'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:21
Former BBC Radio 5 live presenter Richard Bacon has been diagnosed with ADHD at 42.
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Carers 'need mandatory LGBT training'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:28
Discrimination against LGBT people is "alive and kicking" in the care sector, charities tell the Victoria Derbyshire programme.
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Pupil overcomes needle fear to take part in meningitis vaccine trial

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:08
A student says she took part in a meningitis vaccine trial as she wanted to help people in the future.
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Teenagers urged to take part in meningitis B vaccine trial

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:08
Researchers hope the study of 24,000 will cut infections in the young and the wider community.
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NHS: PM to look at 'multi-year' funding plan for health service

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:51
The PM says she wants to move away from annual cash "top-ups" to allow health service to plan for future.
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Fish tank fumes land 10 in hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:03
The "potentially toxic" fumes were released by coral being cleared from a domestic aquarium.
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Magician Dynamo opens up about Crohn's struggle

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:07
Images posted to social media by the magician have prompted others to share their stories of Crohn's disease.
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Seizures of psychoactive drugs double in Scotland

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:10
More than two million tablets, including Valium, were found by Police Scotland last year.
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Ian Paterson: Disgraced surgeon's patients at 'heart' of inquiry

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:02
More than 150 patients have contributed to the inquiry into Ian Paterson's botched operations.
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Pubs in danger: Six charts on how the British drink

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:56
Across Great Britain, adults are drinking less often. So how are tastes changing and why are they cutting back?
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Hospitals 'failing' on genetic bowel cancer test

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:46
A charity says that more than 80% are failing to test for the genetic condition Lynch syndrome.
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Buying Viagra: What you should know

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:38
Men can now buy impotence pills without a prescription at some UK pharmacies. What are the risks?
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The teen 'downloading music into his head'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:08
Michael Fuller is autistic and could play Mozart by ear aged 11. Now he's a classical composer.
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Southern Health fined £2 million over deaths of two patients

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 13:06
Southern Health admitted failings over the deaths of Teresa Colvin and Connor Sparrowhawk.
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Hospital backlog: The boy who waited 47 weeks for spine surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 02:27
Keilan's operation was scheduled when NHS winter pressures were at their highest, and beds were scarce.
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Newport's pro-breastfeeding scheme 'should be Wales-wide'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 06:41
Midwives want a scheme in one city aimed at making mothers feel comfortable expanded nationwide.
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The man who has to crawl through his front door

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 00:43
Since Richard’s leg was amputated, his two-storey house has become very difficult to get around.
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