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The youngster challenging children's perceptions of disability

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 00:01
Paddy and his mum visit schools to help challenge children's perceptions of disability.
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Children in England consuming 'twice as much sugar as recommended'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:28
Youngsters in England have consumed their recommended 2018 sugar allowance before the end of June.
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Babies most likely to be born at 4am, study finds

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:22
More than 70% of births took place outside working hours in England, a study of five million births found.
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Nottingham beauty therapists taught to spot skin cancer signs

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:15
There are more than 2,400 deaths from melanoma every year, according to Cancer Research UK.
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AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:09
Neural networks have given political radio journalist Jamie Dupree the ability to speak once more.
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'I'm a hormonal mess but it's worth it'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:03
Crippling endometriosis led Katy to voluntarily go into menopause to give her reproductive system a break.
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Gene therapy reverses rat's paralysis

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:08
Experts say the findings could be life-changing for millions of patients.
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Hospital waiting list in England highest since 2007

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:17
More than four million people in England are waiting for operations including hip and knee replacements.
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Cannabis addiction 'rising among women and over 40s'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:12
An increase in the potency of the drug could be behind the rise, researchers say.
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'Women spend more time planning holiday than pregnancy'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:00
A healthy pregnancy requires planning in advance - but some women leave it all a bit late, a charity says.
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Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed?

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:18
How bad is a lack of fitness in middle age and is it condemning you to bad health in the future?
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Immigration rules to be relaxed for non-EU doctors and nurses

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:48
Currently, there is a cap on the number of non-EU doctors and nurses that can come to the UK.
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Steroid use for ideal body a 'time bomb' for Welsh NHS

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:21
One man, who started using the drug to get his dream summer body, said health risks were worth it.
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The challenges for a care worker

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:00
Sarah Jarvis is one of the unsung heroes of social care.
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Stoke patients delaying cancer treatments for holidays

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00
Doctors are appealing to people who are referred with potential cancer not to delay being seen.
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World's first quadruplets born by Caesarean section turn 70

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:42
The Goods were the world's first surviving quads to be born by Caesarean section.
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Could your medications be making you depressed?

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:53
A US study finds many commonly-used drugs may increase the risk of the condition.
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'Why my daughter wants a hysterectomy at 15'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:27
A mother and daughter both have a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.
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Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:58
The Children's Commissioner for England also pinpointed videos and algorithms that pump out more content.
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Public Health Agency recalls 150 women for cancer test

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:28
150 patients are being contacted to have their cervical smear test redone.
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