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Quarter of 14-year-old girls in UK 'self-harmed in last year'

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:39
Stereotypes around gender and worries about looks contribute to children's unhappiness, a report says.
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Making Australia care about 'silent epidemic'

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 16:05
Syl Freedman's petition for an endometriosis drug went viral - then she helped to change policy.
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The bladders made from other body parts

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 10:27
A surgeon wants to raise the profile of a procedure that replaces the organ when it is diseased.
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Spice Girl singer Mel B entering rehab for PTSD

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 10:09
The Spice Girl says she's been drinking "to numb my pain".
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Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba: GMC boss told position is 'untenable'

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 08:00
A union leader claims doctors' confidence in the GMC has collapsed over the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case.
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Air pollution 'may harm' cognitive intelligence, study says

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 06:36
Chronic exposure to poisonous air has a bigger negative impact on older men, a new study reveals.
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Cystic fibrosis mothers' plea over 'life-changing' drug

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 01:11
Two mothers call on a drug firm and ministers to reach a deal over a 'life-changing' treatment.
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Cystic fibrosis mum's drug plea for 'deserving' daughter

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 01:09
Ivy, aged three, has cystic fibrosis and her mum wants a £100,000-a-year to help control Ivy's condition.
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The mental health chatbot

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 00:13
Chatbots are being used to help people deal with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
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Yemen cholera epidemic 'controlled' by computer predictions

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:21
Cases are slashed thanks to a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur.
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Using weather forecasts to stop outbreaks of deadly cholera

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:13
Cholera cases in Yemen have been slashed by a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur.
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'I vomit 30 times a day' - Caitlin's dilemma

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:11
Perth teenager Caitlin White says all the options of treatment open to her come with health risks.
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Weight-loss drug lorcaserin found to be safe in new study

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:44
Long-term use of the US weight-loss pill is found to be safe for the heart, in a major study finds.
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Procrastination - it's all in the mind

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 03:07
Scans show differences in the brains of those who love to put things offs compared with the "doers".
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Critically-ill children 'need more aftercare'

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 04:02
More NHS clinical psychologists are needed to help children and their families back on their feet after long-term illness.
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Why is there a measles outbreak in Europe?

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 03:40
Thirty-seven deaths have been recorded from the disease already this year.
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