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Nichola has created an app to help others with alopecia meet new friends

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 00:03
Nichola, who’s had alopecia for fifteen years, has launched an app to help others with the condition make friends.
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Vicky Phelan: The woman who exposed an Irish health scandal

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:50
Vicky Phelan exposed a health scandal in Ireland after discovering her smear test for cervical cancer had been misread.
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Meet the talking and crying childlike manikin

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 01:47
Students at the University of South Wales are learning from a childlike doll which has a pulse
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The photographer who puts disabled and severely ill children in fantasy scenes

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 00:12
Angela Forker photographs babies with disabilities and terminal illnesses, placing them in fantasy scenes.
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No-deal Brexit: Disruption at Dover 'could last six months'

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:43
The government steps up warnings about Channel ports, four days before MPs vote on the PM's Brexit deal.
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Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:01
Doctors are searching for donors with a rare blood type to help two-year-old girl in Florida battle cancer.
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The blind woman developing tech for the good of others

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 00:06
Chieko Asakawa, blind since 14, develops groundbreaking technology for the visually impaired.
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Xanax: Treatment for addiction rises sharply in children

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:14
Experts say young people are finding anti-anxiety drugs online with no idea of their strength.
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Mother of monkey dust drug addict warns of dangers

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:17
Jane Eagles has allowed cameras into her son's flat to show the devastation monkey dust can cause.
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One in three children 'not active enough', finds sport survey

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:48
Girls do less exercise than boys and children from poorer families are least active, Sport England says.
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'Hostile' St George's Hospital surgeons had to seek mediation

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:42
Complex heart operations have moved out of St George's Hospital amid "hostility" between surgeons.
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Why do people experience phantom rectum?

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:12
YouTube star Hannah Witton grills two people with stomas on life, love and popping undigested peas after having her colon removed.
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Billie Marten: Having SAD made me write the happiest pop song

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:11
Billie Marten says having seasonal affective disorder (SAD) inspired her song Blue Sea, Red Sea.
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Mental health: The NHS patients who are 'abused and ignored'

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 00:01
A review says mental health laws are outdated, sectioning is misused, and patients need new rights.
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Girls 'more likely to face loneliness'

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 17:19
About one in 10 young people often feel lonely, with fears that loneliness will be seen as "failing".
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PMQs: Theresa May and Helen Whately on smear tests

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 15:14
Helen Whately MP highlights to women the importance of smear tests in PMQs.
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Woman's Botox party warning after lip filler swelling

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:49
Rachael Knappier's lip fillers swelled up dramatically and left her needing hospital treatment.
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Biohacker: Meet the people 'hacking' their bodies

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 08:38
Meet the biohackers - the people who want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology.
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Stammer to sermon: A priest's struggle with words

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 07:20
Fr Patrick Lagan says he knew from a young age that he wanted to become a priest despite his stammer.
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Biohackers: ‘My hand could unlock my car door’

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 03:20
Biohackers want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology.
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