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Updated 2017-10-20 19:33
'Mug's game': Inside the mind of a gambling addict
Paul Grover lost hundreds of thousands of pounds; now he's at a rehab centre for gambling addicts.
Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks backed
We need to stand by those who stand by us, says an MP whose bill is a step closer to becoming law.
Call for more Irlen Syndrome specialists in schools
Children who are unaware they have Irlen Syndrome are "being turned off education", it is claimed.
Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies
Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room.
Henna crowns: 'Hair' for cancer patient
For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, losing their hair can be an extremely difficult consequence.
Pollution linked to one in six deaths
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.
Prosthetic arms made in Salford help Ugandan machete attack victim
Machete attack victim Ninsiima is given prosthetic arms made by Salford University students.
'Handful of changes' make cancer
It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.
No applicants for GP job at locum-run Pembrokeshire surgery
Not a single person applied to work as a GP in the surgery which is currently staffed by locums.
Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion
Former Liberal leader Lord Steel says the 1967 Abortion Act is "out of date"
Health hero
A 12-year-old boy from the West Midlands has been announced as one of BBC Radio 1's teen heroes.
Novelty contact lenses 'can cause sight loss'
Eye experts warn of nasty infections and even sight loss if they are not used safely.
'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls
Researchers say it is likely the increase is real and not just down to better awareness from GPs.
Hundreds of families block organ donation
Legally, consent lies with the deceased, but in practice, relatives' wishes are always respected.
Families block organ donations from potential donors
Rachel wants to be an organ donor, but is concerned her family could override her wishes.
Protein 'can stop viruses developing'
Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland had already established the same protein can suppress cancer.
Sex life 'dead' after mesh implant
A couple married for 40 years say it's made it "impossible" for them to be intimate.
Women 'deserve apology' over vaginal mesh implants
Hundreds of women say the vaginal implants left them in pain and unable to walk, work or have sex.
Anna Raeburn: I had a backstreet abortion
Writer and broadcaster Anna Raeburn had an illegal abortion in 1965 when she was 21.
Government rejects call for vaginal mesh implants ban
A group of women who say the implants wrecked their lives had called for a public inquiry and a ban.
Dyslexia link to eye spots confusing brain, say scientists
Experts say the findings are exciting but unlikely to explain the causes for all dyslexia.
Chicken food poisoning levels falling
The bug campylobacter, present in some chickens, is the leading cause of food poisoning in the UK.
Children 'embarrassed by tipsy parents'
Adults do not have to drink a lot for children to notice changes in their behaviour, a study says.
'Go to the dentist and get fined £100'
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
Hospital waits worsen across UK
Hospital performance slumps across UK with staff warning hitting key targets now an 'impossible' job.
Catwalk debut for Down’s syndrome teen
Kate, 19, wants to challenge people’s perception of beauty.
Pre-sex HIV drug 'no-brainer' for NHS
Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.
'I spent savings rather than wait'
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.
GP services in Northern Ireland are 'in crisis'
Some patients in Northern Ireland are waiting up to three years to see a consultant about having surgery, following a referral.
Leeds United players and staff donate pay to boy's cancer care
Toby Nye was diagnosed with a stage four neuroblastoma on his fourth birthday.
NHS surgery waits run into years in Northern Ireland
Waiting times are increasing as the health services struggles to cope, figures obtained by the BBC reveal.
Drug therapy 'restores breathing' after spinal injury
The researchers hope the results in rats could ultimately help paralysed patients come off ventilators.
AI used to detect breast cancer risk
Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.
NHS Tracker
The NHS is under unprecedented pressure, with rising numbers of patients needing hospital care. Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'
A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.
Mental health care for new mothers in Wales 'unacceptable'
There is no mother and baby unit in Wales to help those suffering with mental health illnesses.
Concern over norovirus increase by Betsi Cadwaladr health board
Wales' largest health board urges people to be alert to sickness bug.
Male disease too
Breast cancer in men is rare but it's still an issue for the 10 men diagnosed with it every year in NI.
Man diagnosed with breast cancer
Ian Cranston underwent a mastectomy and warns that men can get breast cancer too.
Restaurant chain 'cut sugary drink sales' with price rise
A fall in sales of high-sugar drinks in Jamie's Italian restaurant chain was linked to the levy and menu changes.
Hip implant patients sue manufacturer
More than 300 individuals want compensation for injuries they claim were caused by DePuy metal-on-metal hips.
Hospitals in England to ban 'super-size' chocolate bars
Sweets and chocolate should be under a 250-calorie limit, NHS England says.
Why I secretly taped my disability assessment
Some ill and disabled people are so worried about the process, they are using mobile phones to secretly record those interviews, critics say.
Mesh surgeon investigated by NHS trust in Bristol
Tony Dixon works at Southmead Hospital and at the Spire private hospital in Bristol.
Scottish cardiac arrest resuscitation rates rise
A report finds new "models of care" have led to more Scots being successfully resuscitated following an arrest.
NHS patients to be asked about sexuality
NHS England says the question will deter discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Disabled children hate crime reports increasing
Families with disabled children describe being abused online and in the street.
How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons
Virtual reality technology that lets trainee surgeons feel "flesh and bone" is developed.
Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation
The one-week-old baby girls had to go on a 15-hour journey on the back of a motorbike.
NHS praised after racist tweet about sickle cell disease sufferers
Blood donors come forward after the NHS condemns comments about sickle cell disease sufferers.
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