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NHS and social care staff burn-out at an emergency level - report

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 04:43
The functioning of health services in the future is at risk because staff are burned out, MPs are warning.
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Alzheimer drug: 'I'm heading in the right direction'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 19:08
Aldo is one of only a few UK patients who took part in an Alzheimer drug trial, now approved for use in the US.
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US approves first new Alzheimer's drug in 20 years

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 17:54
There has been controversy around aducanumab, which targets the cause rather than the symptoms.
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Covid vaccine: 25 to 29-year-olds in England invited

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 17:02
Rollout continues, with all over 25s able to book a Covid vaccine in England from Tuesday.
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Covid vaccines for 25 to 29-year-olds offered in England

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 16:26
People aged over 25 in England will be able to book a Covid vaccine from Tuesday, the health secretary says.
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Covid vaccine stickers come to dating apps in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 00:07
The optional badges will be displayable on dating profiles as part of a government collaboration.
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Covid-19: Government 'open' to delaying 21 June England lockdown end date

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 18:21
Matt Hancock says 21 June is a "not before" date for ending England's remaining restrictions.
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Covid: PM to push for world vaccination by end of 2022

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 04:57
Boris Johnson will raise the target at a summit of the G7 group of advanced economies on Friday.
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Coronavirus doctor's diary: Will we need a third dose of vaccine?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 01:59
Dr John Wright describes the goals of the CoV-Boost trial, which started this past week.
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Black fungus: Is diabetes behind India's high number of cases?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 00:45
India has seen rising cases of the serious fungal infection, mostly in Covid patients.
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'I survived breast cancer and then Covid'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 00:04
Katy Meldrum says she struggled to leave the house following her ordeal.
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Covid: People in hospital with Indian variant not increasing significantly - NHS boss

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/05/2021 - 12:18
Chris Hopson says vaccines seem to have "broken the chain" between infection and serious illness.
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Early menopause: 'I was grieving that I couldn't have children'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/05/2021 - 00:48
From hot flushes on dates to feelings of grief, being menopausal at university was tough for Éimi.
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Covid infections rise by two-thirds in UK - ONS

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 17:29
Increasing numbers of infections are likely to be caused by the so-called Indian, or Delta, variant.
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Covid: G7 vaccine decisions will 'define 21st Century'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 16:33
The UK and other rich nations are urged to show "historic leadership" in sharing vaccines globally.
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'Nepal variant': What's the mutation stopping green list trips to Portugal?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 15:56
Ministers have raised concerns over a mutation to the Delta variant first identified in India.
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Patient data transfer still set to start in July

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 14:42
The government is set to introduce scheme, despite the NHS suggesting a delay until September.
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UK approves Pfizer jab for 12 to 15-year-olds

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 12:25
The UK regulator says the vaccine is safe and effective and the benefits outweigh risks in this age group.
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How AI is working with Parkinson’s patients?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 01:42
The BBC's tech correspondent looks at how AI could change the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
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UK 'most trusting' country on Covid vaccines

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 01:23
A survey of 15 countries finds the lowest level of trust in jabs is in Japan.
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