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Botox 'stunts emotional growth'

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 01:44
Experts warn that treating young people with Botox injections could restrict their emotional and social development.

Trade talks 'should include health'

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 01:40
Major trade talks between the US and EU must include healthcare, a UK health minister says amid claims doing so could threaten the NHS.

Mum and daughter give dyspraxia help

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:56
A mother and daughter talk about living with dyspraxia

Police investigating baby feed deaths

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:05
Police are investigating the production of intravenous feeds after the deaths of two babies in hospital in London.

Nicotine device 'medically approved'

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:46
A nicotine inhaler which closely resembles a cigarette is the first product of its kind to be licensed as a medicine in the UK.

Cuba to send doctors to Ebola areas

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:03
Cuban health officials say they are deploying 165 health workers to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

AUDIO: Discovery sheds light on chromosomes

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:37
A discovery about how egg and sperm cells are formed has shed new light on how genes are passed to the next generation.

Brain 'still active during sleep'

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 01:31
The brain is still active while we asleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words according to their meaning during their slumber.

VIDEO: UK Ebola survivor returns to Africa

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 00:10
UK Ebola survivor William Pooley explains why he is retuning to Africa to fight the spread of the disease just weeks after he was discharged from hospital.

VIDEO: Campaigns in debate clash over NHS

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 23:30
Supporters and opponents of independence argued over the best way to protect the NHS during the BBC's Big, Big Debate in Glasgow.

Ashya hospital staff 'receive abuse'

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:32
Staff at the UK hospital where brain tumour patient Ashya King was treated have been inundated with abusive calls and emails, it is revealed.

Google buys hi-tech spoon firm

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:06
Google's latest acquisition is a firm which makes a spoon to help people with Parkinson's disease.

Fat shaming 'leads to weight gain'

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:46
Making people feel shameful about their weight could lead them to gain weight, not lose it, suggests a University College London study.

GP patients 'sicker due to waits'

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:31
Patients may be getting sicker and becoming more expensive to treat while they wait to see a doctor, says the body that represents GPs in Wales.

UK proton beam centres open in 2018

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:39
Proton beam therapy centres to treat cancers will be available in Manchester and London in 2018, NHS officials confirm.

Call for lung cancer screening in UK

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 03:10
Delays bringing in screening for lung cancer in the UK could cost tens of thousands of lives, warns a leading cancer expert.

Life on the Ebola front line

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 02:59
One aid worker's week on the Ebola front line

Blood group 'link to memory loss'

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:46
US research suggests there may be a link between a rare blood type and memory problems in later life.

AUDIO: Can you die from a broken heart?

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 21:07
Losing a loved one can have a detrimental affect on the health of the elderly, according to a study.

AUDIO: 'I woke up during surgery'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:50
Research suggests more than 300 people in the UK and Ireland wake up during surgery every year - despite being under general anaesthetic.


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