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Updated: 1 hour 52 min ago

Surgeon suspended over treatment concerns

5 hours 7 min ago
The doctor worked at the same private healthcare firm as rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson.
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Coronavirus: Schools to be advised not to close over suspected cases

5 hours 18 min ago
New guidance will tell schools not to close if there is a suspected case of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: A Cameroon student on how he recovered

13 hours 4 min ago
China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African to contract the virus - he spoke to the BBC.
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Egg-freezing: What's the success rate?

13 hours 6 min ago
The fertility expert Lord Winston warns the success rate could be as low as 1% but others say it is considerably higher.
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How safe are breast implants?

13 hours 14 min ago
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer.
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'I lost my left ear to my tanning addiction'

13 hours 15 min ago
Anthea Smith tells the BBC's Laura Mcmullan, who also had skin cancer, that she used sunbeds for years.
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The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok

13 hours 15 min ago
The BBC meets the medics and lawyers across America who are using the app to help educate the public.
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Young onset Parkinson's disease surgery gives Luton man 'lifeline'

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:00
The disease, which normally affects people later in life, forced Ryan to make a "scary" decision.
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Coronavirus: Eight of nine UK patients receiving treatment discharged

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 14:21
More than 100 people remain in quarantine in a hotel after arriving from China last weekend.
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IVF treatment: Couple call for parents' mental health support

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 00:56
Parents Vicky and Jamie Mogridge-Percy say it was a difficult journey before Arthur arrived via IVF.
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Coronavirus: How do you self-isolate successfully?

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 18:39
From food delivery to dealing with family, here's how those told to isolate themselves can avoid spreading the virus.
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Coronavirus: UK conference attendees warned over case

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 14:18
Delegates at the London event were contacted after one attendee was diagnosed with the illness.
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Mumps: Why adults might still need the MMR jab

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 13:35
The disease is one of three protected by the MMR jab - and the fate of the two are closely linked.
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Mumps cases hit decade high in England

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 05:56
People are urged to get two doses of the MMR vaccine to maximise protection against the viral illness.
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Dentists threatened by coronavirus face-mask shortage

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 03:03
Some may have to "down drills" following curbs on how many they can order, the dentists' union says.
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Coronavirus: No change in outbreak despite China spike, WHO says

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 20:03
The World Health Organization says it is "not seeing a dramatic increase" in cases outside China.
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Are coronavirus tests flawed?

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 17:21
Concerns are being raised about the accuracy of the tests for the coronavirus.
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East Kent baby deaths: Independent review into NHS trust

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:46
A local MP says women are now "terrified" about giving birth at the two Kent hospitals.
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Wearable to spot Alzheimer's being developed

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:25
Five million healthy volunteers will be used to map signs of the disease years before symptoms develop.
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Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 08:08
Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method.
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