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Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors' body

3 hours 44 min ago
The pregnancy association votes to regulate terminations in line with other medical procedures.

'My baby is allergic to milk'

8 hours 43 min ago
Tammy worries that her baby's allergy to milk protein damaged their bond.

Dear Cancer: What would you say?

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:26
Three people who have experienced cancer on what they would write to the disease.

Cedric Anselin: Ex Norwich City player ion his fight against depression

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:44
Ex-Norwich City player Cedric Anselin said he considered taking his life.

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:25
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.

Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:19
The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years.

Ex-mental health nurse: 'I couldn't get back up again'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:34
Aimee Leigh Smith was a mental health nurse for 17 years. She left the NHS after the "stress and burnout" became too much.

Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:50
Papworth Hospital opened as a tuberculosis colony and celebrates its 100th year in 2018.

Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:48
Loneliness costs £6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma".

Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:47
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not informed of the risk.

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:45
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.

Mum's regret after taking epilepsy drug

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:23
Three of Julie Marjot's children have been affected by sodium valproate.

Epilepsy drug's safety reviewed over pregnancy risk

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:01
Women whose children have been harmed by sodium valproate will give evidence to a European panel.

Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:14
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.

Brain surgery revolution

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:29
A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls.

Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:20
Acid attacks are on the rise. BBC Stories meets four survivors who have suffered as a result of this growing trend.

Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:51
But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health.

Nine in 10 GPs rated good or outstanding

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:51
Inspectors praise innovation by GPs as they outperform hospitals, mental health and social care in ratings.

Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:51
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts.

My dwarfism

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:41
Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded.