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Is cryonics ethical?

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 18:39
We tackle some of the ethical issues around preserving bodies cryogenically after death.

How painkillers from dentist led to heroin addiction and prison

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 15:25
Former heroin addict Chris Foltz tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how a prescription for painkillers from a dentist, led him to heroin addiction and prison.

Kenyan vasectomies broadcast live on Facebook

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 15:00
Vasectomy operations on men in Kenya are live streamed from a theatre in the capital as part a campaign to promote the sterilisation procedure.

Bagged salad is Salmonella risk, study finds

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:43
Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says.

Girl helped by Children in Need on parents' cancer deaths

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:19
Abbie, a 16-year-old helped by Children in Need, shares her story on losing both parents to cancer.

Nine ex-health secretaries 'dismayed' at mental health services

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 10:59
Nine former health secretaries voice "alarm" at the failure to improve mental health services.

Patients 'will suffer unless NHS budget rises'

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 00:46
Waiting times will rise and staff numbers cut unless the NHS gets more money, health bosses say.

Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 00:01
A terminally ill girl won an historic legal fight shortly before she died to have her body frozen.

Ebola nurse: 'Preposterous' she hid Pauline Cafferkey temperature

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 17:36
A nurse faces misconduct charges over claims she hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature.

Preparing the children

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 15:28
Heidi Loughlin, a terminally-ill mother of two boys, describes trying to prepare them for her own death.

Nashville: Music industry vs healthcare

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 14:35
The BBC's World Have Your Say programme visits Nashville, Tennessee, once famed for its music industry, but now the home to multi-billion dollar healthcare firms.

'How my porn addiction led to erectile dysfunction’

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 12:37
A man has told BBC 5 live that his porn addiction resulted in him suffering from erectile dysfunction.

'I smelt of wine'

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 11:44
As more women are treated for drink problems, one mother tells how her evening glass of wine turned into full-blown alcoholism.

Waiting for new heart

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 09:06
Union leader Mark Serwotka, who needs a heart transplant after contracting a virus, talks about facing up to his own mortality.

Sick and stranded

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 02:46
There is one GP surgery in Huddersfield that specialises in treating some of the town's most complex patients

Online calculator predicts IVF baby chances

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:34
A new online calculator can show couples undergoing IVF what their chances of having a baby are.

Elderly failed by 'shameful' care system

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:34
Frail old people in England are being left to fend for themselves because government-funded care is being scaled back, a review suggests.

Dementia game 'shows lifelong navigational decline'

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:34
The world's largest dementia research project suggests ability to navigate declines as we age.

'He's a devil'

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:33
A man with HIV who says he had ritual sex with 104 women and girls faces up to five years in jail, if convicted. But some ask why the children's parents are not in the dock too.

The video game that's actually dementia research

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:07
The world's largest dementia research experiment, which takes the form of a video game, has indicated the ability to navigate declines throughout life.


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