Latest BBC Health News

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'Rape triggered my Tourette's'

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 09:32
It did not stop Natalie Pearson becoming what is thought to be the world's only teacher with her form of the condition.

Social care workers face 'unfair conditions'

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 06:59
An inquiry finds many staff in social care face long working hours and job insecurity.

Child supplements 'mislead parents' over vitamin D

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 00:40
Few children's multivitamins give the recommended daily vitamin D dose, a study suggests.

Children 'failed in first 1,000 days', says MPs

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 00:37
A group of MPs wants a "revolution" in early years support, including more health visitor contacts.

Bostin' Black Country accent from new computer

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:57
Jack Smith, 21, says his new voice is "like a dream come true" after he lost his ability to talk.

NHS child gender reassignment 'too quick'

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:50
A former governor of the Tavistock Centre calls for more "external oversight" of the clinic.

Sex education: Menstrual health to be taught in school by 2020

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 07:02
"My experience at school would be very different now," says Alice Smith, who suffers with endometriosis.

Extreme allergies: 'I couldn't even eat an apple'

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 00:35
How do you cope when allergies prevent you from eating a long list of foods?

Exoskeleton helps people with paralysis to walk

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 08:06
Floriane is able to walk using an exoskeleton that detects how she wants to move.

Gambling addict with brain injury spent £210,000

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:24
A brain-damaged man says he gambled £210,000 after being "failed" by addiction self-exclusion scheme.

Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:20
Supermarkets should be more transparent on food classification, say public health experts.

'Why I was made allergic to husband's sperm'

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:07
Why this fertility lab worker had to be injected with her partner's white blood cells to give birth.

NHS told to ditch 'outdated' pagers

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 00:41
The health secretary wants to scrap the “archaic technology” which costs the NHS about £6.6m a year.

Flu vaccine 'working better for children'

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:48
It is 87% effective in two to 17-year-olds against the main flu strain, mid-season data suggests.

Princess Royal Maternity Hospital: Dead babies had 'extremely rare' infection

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:04
Two babies who died in a Glasgow maternity hospital had been infected with a bacterium never seen before in Scotland.

Psychiatric care saved me - Richard Coles

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 10:37
Pop star-turned-vicar the Reverend Richard Coles had clinical depression at the age of 17.

PTSD affects 'one in 13 by age of 18'

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 01:05
Researchers say, with many young people not receiving support, the study should be a "wake-up call".

Ambulance service 'destroyed my health'

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:12
An ambulance worker who won an unfair dismissal case recorded a boss talking about "pummelling" him.

Isle of Wight cerebral palsy author writes autobiography with his nose

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:10
Author Josh Barry spent nine years writing book while also completing two degrees.

Sepsis campaigner takes son's ashes to Buckingham Palace

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 16:05
Melissa Mead takes the ashes of her son William in a teddy bear to Buckingham Palace to collect an MBE.

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