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BBC News - Health

BBC News - Health

The 10-year limit for keeping a woman's frozen eggs is arbitrary and does not reflect current technology, campaigners say.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 1:23 am
Investigators say He Jiankui sought "fame and fortune" with his claim to have edited baby genes.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 12:10 pm
His parents, who lost their first son in 2013, say Carter Cookson has "gained his angel wings".
Posted: January 19, 2019, 11:27 pm
More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
Posted: January 20, 2019, 1:44 am
A report by Public Health Wales looks at the potential consequences of any form of Brexit.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 11:57 am
Wayne Bass claims his life has been ruined after catching the disease in Afghanistan.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 4:12 am
Charity Tourettes Action has discovered that patients are facing long delays in diagnosis.
Posted: January 20, 2019, 2:08 am
An investigation is under way after patients contracted a fungal infection associated with pigeon droppings.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 6:17 pm
A BBC analysis suggests there is a shocking variation in access to GPs across England, doctors' leaders say.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 1:54 am
The high street retailer will check mental health of customers before giving Botox or fillers.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 2:27 pm
Patients in England are struggling to get hold of drugs such as painkillers and anti-depressants.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 8:12 am
Every three seconds in the UK, someone has an asthma attack which could be life-threatening, a charity says.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 12:00 am
Kaiden Williams, 13, recently featured in a campaign for the clothes store and is inspiring others.
Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:07 am
A Bournemouth hospital is stationing a nurse at its A&E entrance to redirect non-emergency cases.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 6:19 pm
David Huntington told BBC Panorama of his anger over his father’s death at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 3:19 pm
As more of us work through the night, one man finds out how 30 years of shifts has affected his life.
Posted: January 20, 2019, 12:04 pm
Some companies are offering help and support to employees with mental health issues.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 12:34 pm
Max Fisher, 23, gets red, itchy welts and swelling when in contact with anything cold.
Posted: January 20, 2019, 12:06 am
Betty Bienias said she was shocked to find out she was expecting triplets - two of which had been conceived naturally.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 2:10 pm
Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.
Posted: January 16, 2019, 12:12 am
The TV presenter says he "found out stuff about me I hadn't addressed for years".
Posted: January 21, 2019, 12:11 pm
More than a third of women and a quarter of men think they got it wrong, research suggests.
Posted: January 15, 2019, 12:40 am
From reversing blindness and paralysis to new treatments for cancer and infertility.
Posted: December 29, 2018, 3:02 am
How one family stayed alive while shipwrecked and adrift on the Pacific Ocean.
Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:24 am
Women can avoid monthly bleeding if they run oral contraceptive pill packets back to back - but is it safe?
Posted: January 21, 2019, 8:22 pm
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