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Lucy Pasha-Robinson was given an induced menopause at 25

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:02
Journalist Lucy Pasha-Robinson suffered with endometriosis, a disease where cells like those in the womb appear elsewhere in a woman's body.

Vomiting bug 'at high level this winter'

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 11:52
The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in England this winter is at higher than average levels.

Self-harm hospital admissions of children show 'frightening rise'

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 00:44
The number of children hospitalised after self-harming has risen by 14% in three years, the NSPCC says.

Two women's different stories of fat shaming

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 14:04
One woman tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how fat shaming helped her to change her lifestyle, while another said abuse made her suicidal.

Baby boomers should 'stay in work to keep healthy'

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:48
People aged between 50 and 70 should keep working to stay healthier for longer, England's chief medical officer says.

'If I didn't meet you, I'd be dead in a year'

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:49
Thomas was diagnosed with prostate cancer after Errol McKellar - mechanic and cancer survivor - persuaded him to get a test during a visit to his garage.

US life expectancy declines for first time in 20 years

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 09:38
Heart disease and dementia deaths contribute to the first drop in US life expectancy for 20 years.

Midwife units see one in four mums transferred by ambulance to hospital

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:14
One in four women are transferred from midwife-led units to consultants after facing complications when giving birth, a BBC investigation finds.

Children's online junk food ads banned by industry

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:08
Online ads for food and soft drinks high in fat, salt or sugar aimed at children are to be limited.

Some psychosis cases an 'immune disorder'

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:06
Some patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may have a treatable immune disorder, a study suggests.

Optimistic women 'cut risk of deadly diseases'

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 21:29
Women who look on the bright side of life cut their risk of many deadly diseases, according to a study.

'Flashing light therapy' for Alzheimer's

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:59
A flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimer’s, say scientists after successful trials in mice.

Flu outbreak closes Stockport high school for five days

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:21
A flu outbreak closes a school for five days after almost a third of pupils and members of staff were struck by the virus.

India doctor to operate on '500kg' Egyptian woman

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 15:05
An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.

Cambridge neonatal nurse retires after 50 years of service

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:12
A neonatal nurse who has dedicated 50 years of her life to caring for thousands of newborn babies has said "it's time to retire".

Numbers game

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 13:18
For a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?

Woman gives birth to grandson for her daughter

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:07
A woman has given birth to her own grandchild by having a surrogate baby for her daughter.

Pfizer fined record £84.2m for overcharging NHS

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:42
Drugs giant Pfizer has been fined a record £84.2m by the regulator for overcharging the NHS.

Australian court approves intersex child's surgery

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 05:30
A five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.

Hospital 'trolley waits' show sharp rise

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:11
Rising numbers of patients are facing long waits for beds in hospitals in England, the BBC finds.


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