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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
Test your knowledge of which nations are the tallest and which have grown the most over the past century.
Posted on 27 July 2016 | 12:04 am
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers a dilemma over possible malaria prevention.
Posted on 26 July 2016 | 11:26 pm
Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals to increasingly rely on premium overtime pay to get consultants to do extra work, with one paid £375,000 last year, the BBC finds.
Posted on 26 July 2016 | 11:01 pm
The prospect of using cloning to treat humans has been boosted by new evidence suggests that it can be used safely in animals.
Posted on 26 July 2016 | 8:58 pm
Japanese scientists say watching TV for hours can raise the risk of you dying from a blood clot.
Posted on 26 July 2016 | 11:11 am
Mark Williams, chief executive of the British egg industry council, tells Radio 4’s Today programme they are “absolutely delighted”
Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:49 am
A toddler with a “one in almost nine million” blood disorder finds a matching stem cell donor after a two-year search.
Posted on 26 July 2016 | 8:44 am
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a study reveals.
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 11:39 pm
The areas of the brain involved in complex thought are the ones that change the most during the teenage years, research shows.
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 7:00 pm
Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs, a food safety committee recommends.
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 5:51 pm