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One hospital was forced to plead with people who had eaten too much to stay away on one of the busiest weekends of the year
Posted on 29 March 2016 | 8:44 am
Child named Alex after two constables come to the aid of a woman in Harrow
Posted on 29 March 2016 | 3:27 am
10-year-old Burmese moggy fitted with metal stent after airway narrowed
Posted on 28 March 2016 | 7:45 pm
Mental illnesses, like depression, are largely triggered by life events not genetics, and more funding should be allocated to find their true cause
Posted on 28 March 2016 | 5:27 pm
Scientists’ finding means children who bang their heads may not need to undergo radiation-exposing scans
Posted on 28 March 2016 | 5:00 pm
The head of India’s ministry for alternative medicine said research at a Bangalore institute showed that yoga techniques could prevent or arrest the disease
Posted on 27 March 2016 | 1:07 pm
Aldo Zilli, the chef, argues parents should take responsibility for teaching their children to cook
Posted on 26 March 2016 | 6:00 am
New warning from US Centres for Disease Control says men should abstain from unprotected sex for six months
Posted on 26 March 2016 | 3:25 am
Nutritionists say ‘baffling’ official guidance to halve dairy food intake puts public health at risk
Public Health England, the Government’s official advisory body on diet, says reducing milk and cheese is vital to cut obesity
Posted on 25 March 2016 | 9:30 pm
Health officials issue warnings as flu figures reach five-year high
Posted on 25 March 2016 | 10:28 am
BBC News – Health
A surgeon is struck off for mistakenly removing a patient’s testicle and then trying to cover up his error.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 10:09 am
Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues’ birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 12:38 am
Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a “huge” increase in number of abortions in Latin America, researchers suggest.
Posted on 22 June 2016 | 11:05 pm
Workers should be able to self-certify sickness for up to two weeks to help reduce unnecessary GP appointments, doctors say.
Posted on 22 June 2016 | 3:28 pm
The future of the NHS under different scenarios, perhaps unexpectedly, became one of the central issues of the campaign.
Posted on 22 June 2016 | 2:44 pm
Don’t be offended if TV presenter Julian Worricker doesn’t want to shake hands – as he explains, he has an arthritic condition.
Posted on 22 June 2016 | 12:02 am
Taking ginger or using acupressure on the wrist may help some women with mild morning sickness, experts say.
Posted on 21 June 2016 | 11:56 pm
How a mother campaigns to get people talking about babies who die.
Posted on 21 June 2016 | 11:20 am
Angola is struggling to contain a yellow fever outbreak that has killed more than 300 people since December and is threatening other countries.
Posted on 21 June 2016 | 6:56 am
Around 28m people in the UK are living in chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, researchers estimate.
Posted on 20 June 2016 | 11:57 pm