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BBC News - Health

BBC News - Health

People with a history of depression tell the BBC about their experiences of taking anti-depressants
Posted: February 22, 2018, 5:31 pm
One 12-year-old boy had to have part of his bowel removed after swallowing the magnetic balls.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 2:58 pm
Hospital consultants warn over patient safety as the longest waits to be seen in emergency units rise.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 1:13 pm
Scientists say more people could benefit from taking pills to reduce the symptoms of acute depression.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 11:21 am
Scientists hail "good news for patients" as analysis finds 21 drugs reduce symptoms of depression.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 11:08 am
The patient had been living for three years with the 1.8kg tumour, which was larger than his head.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 7:43 am
Specific batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and Seretide Accuhaler do not deliver the full dose.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 4:43 pm
Figures show one in 12 posts in England is unfilled - enough to staff 10 large hospitals.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 4:25 pm
What do we know about the risks of dementia from drinking alcohol?
Posted: February 21, 2018, 2:25 pm
The PM wants concerns over a pregnancy test, vaginal mesh implants and an epilepsy drug to be looked at.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 2:14 pm
Polyphenols found in red wine helped fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth, a study finds.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 1:09 pm
Institutions that fail to report the results of drug trials will be named on a new website.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 11:21 am
Simon Field might not be able to move but he can still communicate, by blinking.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 1:52 am
Lots of us use wipes to keep our kitchen surfaces clean. But is it worth it?
Posted: February 21, 2018, 12:38 am
Woman notices her sister is suffering from a stroke while they spoke on a FaceTime call.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 12:18 am
The parents of a boy with a mystery illness lose a fight in the High Court for doctors to continue life support.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 7:00 pm
Scientists uncover faulty genes behind a rare blood vessel disorder and say cancer drugs could treat it.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 5:38 pm
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes, a court rules.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 5:13 pm
There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 3:26 pm
Kirsty Sharman admits a public order offence after leaving a foul-mouthed note on an ambulance.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 2:53 pm
New figures show there were 7,800 fewer deaths than expected among people being admitted to hospitals.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 1:23 pm
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 9:45 am
The singer posted an Instagram story about the unhelpful things people say to acne sufferers like her.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 8:01 am
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 1:30 am
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 12:31 am
Charities say people with mental health problems should be given "breathing space" to sort out debts.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 12:14 am
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 2:02 pm
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 12:43 pm
Differences were found in blood proteins between children with and without autism, a study says.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 7:45 am
They use the right sides of their brain for language instead of the normal left side.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 7:43 am
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 1:37 am
Mum recounts losing one twin in the womb while other survived
Posted: February 18, 2018, 7:49 pm
The family of epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley, six, says he has fewer seizures after taking the drug.
Posted: February 18, 2018, 4:28 pm
After waking from a coma following a brain injury, Peter was forced to grieve all over again.
Posted: February 18, 2018, 12:26 am
Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 12:44 pm
Peter Maggs' chest wall was rebuilt using the technology after a large tumour was removed.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 12:04 pm
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer - so should we be worried about eating bread?
Posted: February 16, 2018, 10:06 am
A genetic study will look at whether damage was done to the DNA of veterans who saw nuclear weapon tests.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 9:12 am
Three women and one man describe the shock, guilt and distress of losing a baby through miscarriage.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 2:02 am
James Garden says drawing helps him cope with his feelings.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 1:55 am
For 16 years, Mercy Ngulube felt unable to tell people she had HIV - but now she's a vocal campaigner.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 8:03 pm
Sofie Hartley, who's 27, wants to have a hysterectomy so that she can take back control of her body.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:44 pm
BBC Radio 4 wants you to take part in an experiment on the extent and effects of loneliness
Posted: February 14, 2018, 5:33 pm
BBC legal correspondent, Clive Coleman, says his sister's diagnosis came too late to save her.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 1:01 pm
As the NHS turns 70 we want to hear from doctors, nurses, porters and patients, past and present about your memories and experiences
Posted: February 13, 2018, 10:52 am
Demand for surrogacy in Ukraine, one of Europe's poorest nations, is soaring. But what happens to the women involved?
Posted: February 13, 2018, 12:16 am
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
Posted: February 8, 2018, 12:12 pm
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 2:30 am
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:03 pm
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