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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
The Met Office issues heatwave alerts across the south and east of England, with temperatures expected to exceed 30C (86F) in some areas.
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 3:41 pm
Doctors are warning musicians to clean the inside of their wind or brass instruments regularly, to protect them from a fatal condition that’s being called “bagpipe lung.”
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 3:31 pm
Urgent action is needed to deal with underfunding, staff pay rise issues and the increase in elderly people facing the care sector, the chairman of Care Forum Wales says.
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 1:34 pm
A confidential review of the government’s plans for a seven-day NHS in England has identified 13 risks, according to documents seen by two news organisations.
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 7:49 am
A County Antrim man who was unaware that a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order had been placed on his medical file says he feels his human rights have been violated.
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 5:12 am
Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware – playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, say doctors.
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 11:24 pm
Gargling with simple mouthwash might be a way to halt the spread of gonorrhoea, researchers believe.
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 11:18 pm
In a video diary for the BBC, an Aleppo obstetrician performs an emergency caesarean section during one of the city’s many power blackouts.
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 7:52 pm
The mental well-being of teenage girls in England has worsened in recent years, says research for the Department for Education.
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 3:41 pm
Fewer people are dying or suffering from heart disease in Wales, according to an annual report.
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 3:13 pm