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Updated 2018-02-25 09:32
Wearable tech could help stroke patients with recovery
US scientists are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients.
Grieving dad urges people to talk about mental health
Andrew MacLeod's daughter Kayley took her life, aged 21, after battling mental health problems.
New mother says she 'found bandages in my body'
A new mother says she pulled blood-soaked bandages from her body, seven weeks after giving birth.
World Hacks: Putting your leftover pills back to work
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.
Rescue dog gets 'new lease of life' with 3D printed leg
Duke the Irish retriever is learning to walk on four paws after a 3D printed leg was made for him.
MPs debate changes to organ donations law
A bill which would introduce "opt-out" consent rules in England passes its first stage in Parliament.
Stephen Fry recovering from prostate cancer surgery
The presenter had surgery for prostate cancer and says "it all seemed to go pretty well".
Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt
Mistakes made by the NHS in England could be a factor in thousands of deaths a year
What you need to know about fruit tea
Sipping acidic fruit teas between meals can wear away teeth, a study shows – and it's not the only thing.
Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study
Even unsweetened drinks are acidic and should not be drunk between meals, researchers say.
'Mini-tumours' created to battle cancer
The lab-grown versions made from a patient's cancer can predict whether drugs will actually work.
Are sick migrants avoiding NHS doctors over deportation fears?
Should doctors continue to hand over names and addresses to immigration officers, asks the NHS in England.
On anti-depressants
People with a history of depression tell the BBC about their experiences of taking anti-depressants
Warning over fake piercing magnet craze
One 12-year-old boy had to have part of his bowel removed after swallowing the magnetic balls.
Consultants criticise 'catastrophic' rise in 12-hour A&E waits
Hospital consultants warn over patient safety as the longest waits to be seen in emergency units rise.
'Anti-depressants help me function'
Scientists say more people could benefit from taking pills to reduce the symptoms of acute depression.
Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work
Scientists hail "good news for patients" as analysis finds 21 drugs reduce symptoms of depression.
India doctors remove world's 'largest brain tumour'
The patient had been living for three years with the 1.8kg tumour, which was larger than his head.
Asthma inhalers recalled in device alert
Specific batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and Seretide Accuhaler do not deliver the full dose.
NHS 'dangerously' short of 100,000 staff
Figures show one in 12 posts in England is unfilled - enough to staff 10 large hospitals.
Boozy brain
What do we know about the risks of dementia from drinking alcohol?
Review ordered into epilepsy drug, vaginal mesh and Primodos
The PM wants concerns over a pregnancy test, vaginal mesh implants and an epilepsy drug to be looked at.
Red wine compound 'could help tooth decay and gum disease fight'
Polyphenols found in red wine helped fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth, a study finds.
Partially paralysed man blinks to communicate
Simon Field might not be able to move but he can still communicate, by blinking.
Dishing the dirt
Lots of us use wipes to keep our kitchen surfaces clean. But is it worth it?
FaceTime chat 'saves woman's life'
Woman notices her sister is suffering from a stroke while they spoke on a FaceTime call.
Alfie Evans' father: 'My son's been sentenced to the death penalty'
The parents of a boy with a mystery illness lose a fight in the High Court for doctors to continue life support.
Cancer drugs could help Nikki's blood vessel disorder
Scientists uncover faulty genes behind a rare blood vessel disorder and say cancer drugs could treat it.
Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes, a court rules.
WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe
There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.
Woman pleads guilty after Tunstall ambulance abuse note
Kirsty Sharman admits a public order offence after leaving a foul-mouthed note on an ambulance.
Further fall in hospital mortality rates
New figures show there were 7,800 fewer deaths than expected among people being admitted to hospitals.
Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.
Lorde isn't here for unsolicited acne advice
The singer posted an Instagram story about the unhelpful things people say to acne sufferers like her.
NI mental health charities urge action over 'crisis'
Charities say the situation is exacerbated by Northern Ireland's ongoing "political dysfunction".
Drink price law could lead addicts to drugs, says charity
A proposed minimum price for alcohol could lead vulnerable homeless people to drugs, a charity suggests.
Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.
How Malawi reduced infant mortality
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.
Debtors with mental health problems need 'breathing space'
Charities say people with mental health problems should be given "breathing space" to sort out debts.
A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.
Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.
Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.
Autism: Scientists take 'first steps' towards biological test
Differences were found in blood proteins between children with and without autism, a study says.
How baby stroke survivors' brains adapt
They use the right sides of their brain for language instead of the normal left side.
Inquiry call after Trudy Jones' cardiac arrest death
Family of Trudy Jones want to find out why she became an unknowing participant in a drugs trial.
New clinic for victims of sexual violence
Women who have been raped often cannot face going to the doctors for intimate examinations.
Life after Ebola
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
Mum's Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome action call
Mum recounts losing one twin in the womb while other survived
'Move your van' note left on ambulance in Tunstall
The writer told paramedics to move and she did not care if "the whole street had collapsed".
Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six
The family of epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley, six, says he has fewer seizures after taking the drug.
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