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BBC News - Health

New approach could preserve fertility for boys having cancer treatment, say scientists.
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:52 am
The Royal College of Physicians votes to adopt a neutral position on helping terminally ill patients die.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 3:12 pm
England's health secretary said it had saved his life by revealing a "higher risk of prostate cancer".
Posted: March 21, 2019, 1:39 pm
The philosopher Baroness Mary Warnock has died at the age of 94.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 4:53 pm
Women who miss cervical screening appointments will be given home-testing kits in a pilot scheme.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 4:59 pm
Experts are warning nurses and GP shortages will worsen in England, unless radical action is taken.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 2:50 am
There is a lack of evidence for the cut-off point adopted by athletics chiefs, a BMJ editorial says.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 3:20 am
Psychiatrists raise concerns as the BBC finds children are swapping extreme images of weight loss.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 5:00 pm
Hospitals in England are experiencing a "spike" in medicine shortages, an NHS leader tells BBC Newsnight.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 7:19 pm
Rachel Johnston, who had learning difficulties, died weeks after all her teeth were removed.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 12:01 am
People who use potent cannabis increase their risk of serious mental illness, according to researchers.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 1:50 am
Dozens of providers are offering an hour of free care so mothers can attend cervical screening appointments.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 12:53 pm
A woman who can smell Parkinson's disease helps scientists discover what causes the musky odour.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 12:11 am
The law would halt sales until vaping's health effects are fully evaluated by US regulators.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 9:37 am
It could take years for patients to get medicinal cannabis on the NHS, a parliamentary committee has heard.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 6:01 pm
Left untreated, gestational diabetes can increase the risk of a stillbirth and other complications.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 12:03 am
Jury to consider damages after one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers is blamed for cancer.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 9:02 am
Experts say people aged 18 are still going through changes in the brain that can affect behaviour.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 7:24 am
With more and more women considering it, what exactly does egg freezing involve?
Posted: March 19, 2019, 2:19 am
Despite patients urgently needing treatment, 7.5% of key posts are vacant, a study of NHS staffing finds.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 2:07 am
MSPs are told of communication issues between infection control nurses and maintenance staff at an outbreak-hit Glasgow hospital.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 2:58 pm
One woman who has overcome anorexia says Instagram didn't cause her eating disorder, but it made it worse.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 5:02 pm
Children in Bradford are learning how to support each other with mental health.
Posted: March 15, 2019, 1:02 am
Polish racing driver Robert Kubica is returning to Formula 1 after a serious accident in 2011 partially severed his arm.
Posted: March 16, 2019, 12:16 am
See how people react when you tell them how long they're going to live.
Posted: March 15, 2019, 12:10 am
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