Latest BBC Health News

Latest BBC Health News
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'I went to Oxford with undiagnosed TB'

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 00:03
Tilly Rose challenges people's pre-conceived ideas about her and helps others get a university place.

CES 2019: Skin printer wipes years from your face

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 17:58
Proctor & Gamble has developed a handheld device that precisely covers blemishes.

Man died 'in agony' after stroke amid ambulance delays

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:09
Michelle Lane has PTSD and flashbacks of her husband screaming in pain as they went to hospital by car.

Some HRT tablets 'linked to higher blood clot risk'

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:01
The overall risk remains low, with patches and gels the safest treatment, BMJ researchers say.

Quadruple amputee given double hand transplant

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 22:31
Quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton, from Lochwinnoch in Renfrewshire, had been waiting five years for the surgery.

Super-gonorrhoea spread causes 'deep concern'

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 17:04
Two women pick up the hard-to-treat infection, and a European party destination is one line of inquiry.

PM's pledge to baby Carter Cookson needing heart transplant

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:48
Carter Cookson has been given five weeks to live unless he receives a new heart.

Cheap common drugs may help mental illness

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:04
Drugs may already exist that could help patients with bipolar, schizophrenia and severe mental illness.

Sponge offers hope of 'less toxic' chemotherapy

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:01
Scientists are testing a device that removes excess chemo drugs from the body to reduce side-effects.

Love Island's Chris Hughes says brother has testicular cancer

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 07:10
Chris Hughes says his brother found a lump after he had a live examination on This Morning.

CES 2019: Can breath-sniffing gadgets improve your diet?

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 02:27
Two rival gadgets at CES promise to reveal the secrets of your metabolism - by scrutinising your breath.

Anorexic girl 'would rather die than eat', inquest hears

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 21:59
Anorexic teenager Ellie Long took her own life after being "failed by everyone", an inquest hears.

Shropshire midwives' misconduct charges proved

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 19:27
The workers appeared before the the Nursing and Midwifery Council after a baby died in 2015.

Staff suspended at Middlesbrough mental health hospital

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:54
Concerns were raised about the techniques used by healthcare workers to move patients at the unit.

Templepatrick: Care worker who hurt patients avoids jail

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:33
The woman will carry out community service and pay £1,000 to each of her victims.

Woman given impotence cream for eye problem

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:14
Its name was similar to one for dry eye and was given by mistake to a woman, who was injured as a result.

Medibears help children at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:19
The soft toys are fitted with tubes and other medical equipment to put young patients at ease.

Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 06:00
Four doctors say some children are not being forensically examined within three days of an assault.

'Cheap junk food to blame' for obesity in Wales

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 01:33
A charity is calling on the Welsh Government to help people shop more healthily.

'How I learnt to love myself through positive thinking'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 00:29
A single mum from Birmingham has changed the way she thinks about herself by using 'positive chitter-chatter'.

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