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'The gym helps me cope with my OCD'

6 hours 7 min ago
Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy.
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Is marathon running bad for you?

7 hours 29 min ago
Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm?
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Gestational diabetes an 'epidemic'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:28
Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women.
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Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:46
The court has also refused permission for the parents of the terminally ill toddler to appeal.
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Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:17
With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears.
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Medic suspended over Tipton mother's sepsis death

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:42
An internal investigation will take place at Russells Hall Hospital after Natalie Billingham's death
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London Marathon: How to run in the heat

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:19
This London Marathon may break the record for the hottest yet, so how do you run in the heat?
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'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man cured

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:56
The patient had a lucky escape say doctors, but now two more cases have been discovered.
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Scientists discover protein behind motor neurone disease

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:48
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is in the jelly phase.
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Bedford Hospital nurse struck off for 'squeezing' patient's breasts

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:41
Gbadebo Olasunkanmi Alabi said "Everything on your body is perfect" to the patient.
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'I lost legs and part of my face after a dog scratch'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:21
Dr Jaco Nel lost both his legs and all of the fingers on one hand after contracting sepsis.
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Ex-MP Tessa Jowell first to donate data to medical database

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 02:17
Former Culture Secretary Baroness Tessa Jowell hopes better cancer treatments can be developed.
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Muscular dystrophy doesn't stop Adam living life to the full

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:45
Adam has a rare muscle-wasting disorder, but he isn't letting that stop him enjoying life.
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Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:49
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
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Skin implant could help warn of cancer, scientists say

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:40
It works by detecting elevated levels of calcium in the blood linked to some cancers.
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Corrie actor: 'Amazing response’ to OCD storyline

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:38
Actor Colson Smith hopes the show has done its bit to help raise awareness.
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Hospitals recruit managers faster than doctors and nurses

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:09
Three quarters of NHS hospital trusts are employing more managers than they did five years ago.
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Being a patient 'a full-time job'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:00
Rising numbers of people have multiple health conditions, leading to endless appointments and check-ups.
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Hans Asperger ‘collaborated with Nazis’ in WWII

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:59
A medical journal suggests the renowned autism paediatrician was a Nazi collaborator.
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Mental health patients want immediate diagnosis, says report

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:26
Research suggests patients would prefer to be told their diagnosis face-to-face.
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