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Updated: September 5, 2017

REFRESHED: October 18, 2017 | 23:05

BBC News - Health

BBC News - Health

A couple married for 40 years say it's made it "impossible" for them to be intimate.
A couple married for 40 years say it's made it "impossible" for them to be intimate.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Hundreds of women say the vaginal implants left them in pain and unable to walk, work or have sex.
Hundreds of women say the vaginal implants left them in pain and unable to walk, work or have sex.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Writer and broadcaster Anna Raeburn had an illegal abortion in 1965 when she was 21.
Writer and broadcaster Anna Raeburn had an illegal abortion in 1965 when she was 21.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Experts say the findings are exciting but unlikely to explain the causes for all dyslexia.
Experts say the findings are exciting but unlikely to explain the causes for all dyslexia.
Posted: 18-10-2017
The bug campylobacter, present in some chickens, is the leading cause of food poisoning in the UK.
The bug campylobacter, present in some chickens, is the leading cause of food poisoning in the UK.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Adults do not have to drink a lot for children to notice changes in their behaviour, a study says.
Adults do not have to drink a lot for children to notice changes in their behaviour, a study says.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Hospital performance slumps across UK with staff warning hitting key targets now an 'impossible' job.
Hospital performance slumps across UK with staff warning hitting key targets now an 'impossible' job.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Kate, 19, wants to challenge people’s perception of beauty.
Kate, 19, wants to challenge people’s perception of beauty.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.
Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Some patients in Northern Ireland are waiting up to three years to see a consultant about having surgery, following a referral.
Some patients in Northern Ireland are waiting up to three years to see a consultant about having surgery, following a referral.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Toby Nye was diagnosed with a stage four neuroblastoma on his fourth birthday.
Toby Nye was diagnosed with a stage four neuroblastoma on his fourth birthday.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Waiting times are increasing as the health services struggles to cope, figures obtained by the BBC reveal.
Waiting times are increasing as the health services struggles to cope, figures obtained by the BBC reveal.
Posted: 17-10-2017
The researchers hope the results in rats could ultimately help paralysed patients come off ventilators.
The researchers hope the results in rats could ultimately help paralysed patients come off ventilators.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.
Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
Posted: 17-10-2017
A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.
A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.
Posted: 17-10-2017
There is no mother and baby unit in Wales to help those suffering with mental health illnesses.
There is no mother and baby unit in Wales to help those suffering with mental health illnesses.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Wales' largest health board urges people to be alert to sickness bug.
Wales' largest health board urges people to be alert to sickness bug.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Breast cancer in men is rare but it's still an issue for the 10 men diagnosed with it every year in NI.
Breast cancer in men is rare but it's still an issue for the 10 men diagnosed with it every year in NI.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Ian Cranston underwent a mastectomy and warns that men can get breast cancer too.
Ian Cranston underwent a mastectomy and warns that men can get breast cancer too.
Posted: 17-10-2017
A fall in sales of high-sugar drinks in Jamie's Italian restaurant chain was linked to the levy and menu changes.
A fall in sales of high-sugar drinks in Jamie's Italian restaurant chain was linked to the levy and menu changes.
Posted: 16-10-2017
More than 300 individuals want compensation for injuries they claim were caused by DePuy metal-on-metal hips.
More than 300 individuals want compensation for injuries they claim were caused by DePuy metal-on-metal hips.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Sweets and chocolate should be under a 250-calorie limit, NHS England says.
Sweets and chocolate should be under a 250-calorie limit, NHS England says.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Some ill and disabled people are so worried about the process, they are using mobile phones to secretly record those interviews, critics say.
Some ill and disabled people are so worried about the process, they are using mobile phones to secretly record those interviews, critics say.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Tony Dixon works at Southmead Hospital and at the Spire private hospital in Bristol.
Tony Dixon works at Southmead Hospital and at the Spire private hospital in Bristol.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Experts say job security and a fall in the value of the pound are behind the trend.
Experts say job security and a fall in the value of the pound are behind the trend.
Posted: 16-10-2017
NHS England says the question will deter discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
NHS England says the question will deter discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Posted: 15-10-2017
Psilocybin - the hallucinogenic ingredient in mushrooms - may help in depression, a study suggests.
Psilocybin - the hallucinogenic ingredient in mushrooms - may help in depression, a study suggests.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Rita had a mastectomy last year, after being diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.
Rita had a mastectomy last year, after being diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.
Posted: 13-10-2017
The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering "because she was a super fan".
The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering "because she was a super fan".
Posted: 13-10-2017
England's chief medical officer is "really worried" about the threat of antibiotic resistance.
England's chief medical officer is "really worried" about the threat of antibiotic resistance.
Posted: 13-10-2017
We spoke to four college students about their experience.
We spoke to four college students about their experience.
Posted: 12-10-2017
Six-year-old Megan has the rare Prader-Willi syndrome, which means she never feels full.
Six-year-old Megan has the rare Prader-Willi syndrome, which means she never feels full.
Posted: 12-10-2017
Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper Chris Kirkland tells BBC Sport about his battle with anxiety.
Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper Chris Kirkland tells BBC Sport about his battle with anxiety.
Posted: 12-10-2017
Alison Farmer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 40. Luckily, it was caught early. Here's the story of how she recovered - and went on to have her daughter.
Alison Farmer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 40. Luckily, it was caught early. Here's the story of how she recovered - and went on to have her daughter.
Posted: 12-10-2017
It's been claimed that US dogs have better access to cancer treatment than Nigerian people. Do they?
It's been claimed that US dogs have better access to cancer treatment than Nigerian people. Do they?
Posted: 12-10-2017
James Dunn has started a campaign to raise awareness for his rare genetic skin condition.
James Dunn has started a campaign to raise awareness for his rare genetic skin condition.
Posted: 12-10-2017
The paramedics at the forefront of life and death in BBC One's Ambulance.
The paramedics at the forefront of life and death in BBC One's Ambulance.
Posted: 12-10-2017
The maid of honour's life was saved by her two cousins, who had just learned how to do CPR.
The maid of honour's life was saved by her two cousins, who had just learned how to do CPR.
Posted: 12-10-2017
Ten charts that show how mental illness affects people in the UK.
Ten charts that show how mental illness affects people in the UK.
Posted: 30-09-2017