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'Game changer' treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients

13 hours 21 min ago
Louise Willetts says she is completely well following treatment that was originally used on cancer patients.
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Baby left at Jersey hospital with 'cord attached'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:08
Police have said they are "extremely concerned" about the baby's mother's welfare.
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Men with low sperm counts at increased risk of illness, study suggests

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:59
A study finds men with low sperm counts are more likely to have health issues that put them at risk.
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What does your knee sound like inside?

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:39
A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology is developing a stethoscope for your knees.
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More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:24
A study finds chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors.
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Dorset orchestra forms 'first ensemble of disabled musicians'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:38
The musicians hope to show that disabled people can and should be more involved in classical music.
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Living healthy in Qatar: Why's it hard?

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:12
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.
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Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:29
Nursing students at a number of universities struggle with student loan overpayments, says the nurses' union.
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TV anchor Andrea McLean: 'Give menopausal women M badges'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:54
ITV's Andrea McLean, who reached early menopause, tells commuters to cut hot flush sufferers "slack".
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Worcestershire Royal Hospital's ambulance wait 'catastrophe'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:27
Ambulance service bosses have warned Worcestershire Royal that patients face "significant risk of harm".
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'I wish I had the confidence to go out without make-up'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:01
Twenty-nine-year-old Tracy has acne, and worries about what people think of her at work.
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'You have to present the perfect face online'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 09:55
Lex has rosacea and says it's hard to be honest about her skin online.
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Pharmacists funded to work in care homes in England

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 01:31
The plan aims to review the number of medicines taken by residents, which can be 10 or more.
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A better way to care for dementia patients

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:15
Infrared technology and artificial intelligence offer a better way to take care of dementia patients. It can scan their vital signs 24 hours a day.
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How I saw Stephen Hawking's death as a disabled person

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:05
Why one disabled BBC journalist has found the reporting of Stephen Hawking's death troubling.
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NHS accused of fuelling rise in opioid addiction

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:15
GPs prescribed nearly 24 million potentially addictive painkillers, equivalent to 2,700 an hour.
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Bad blood: The rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:59
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.
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Disabled girl's Hoddesdon home adapted by volunteers

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:29
A toddler who was born with a hole in her heart has had her home revamped by builders.
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Platypus milk: How it could combat superbugs

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:20
The weird semi-aquatic creature's milk could lead to the creation of a new type of antibiotic.
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MPs warn of 'poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 09:02
Petrol and diesel cars must be phased out earlier than the 2040 target, Commons committees say.
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