BBC Health News Feed

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HPV vaccine offered to men who have sex with men in England

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:24
England is following Scotland and Wales, who have already introduced vaccination programmes for men.
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The promising leukaemia trial treatment

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:14
Simon Cox reports on developments in the treatment of the most common form of leukaemia.
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Fentanyl: The synthetic opioid being bought on darknet

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 16:53
The painkiller that's being taken to get a high, and has killed 112 people in the UK since 2016.
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President Trump: NHS 'going broke and not working'

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:19
The UK health secretary hits back saying "all get care no matter the size of their bank balance".
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Theresa May's Wales-England A&E comparison 'not valid'

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:09
A watchdog backs Carwyn Jones' criticism of the PM's use of health data for England and Wales.
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Undetected high blood pressure found in new mums

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:08
Study advises women with severe pre-eclampsia to monitor their blood pressure for a year post birth.
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Manchester hospitals cancel operations due to water leak

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:59
Four of Manchester's main hospitals are forced to scrap operations hours in advance.
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NHS 'should be funded by new tax'

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 01:32
A panel of health experts suggests replacing the National Insurance levy with a ring-fenced tax.
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Teenage antidepressants 'doing more harm than good'

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:32
Prof David Healy questions why children are being given antidepressants when results are so poor.
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Illegal teeth whitening caused 'excruciating pain'

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:26
One beautician was secretly filmed by BBC London using illegal levels of hydrogen peroxide.
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