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Trust recalls 2,500 patients over treatment fears

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:57
The recall comes after a review of a neurology consultant at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

Critical window for learning a language

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:52
Scientists say there is a cut-off age for learning a language fluently.

Jamie Oliver: 'I don’t ban junk food at home'

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:50
The celebrity chef says snacks like biscuits and chocolate are a "treat" in his house.

Scotland ends cheap booze as minimum price starts

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 02:10
The new law sets a minimum price at which alcohol can be sold in a bid to tackle problem drinking.

Man who lost six stone in a year shares weight loss tips

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 01:12
Aaron James from Bodmin says his anxiety has improved because of his weight loss.

Cancer researchers need phones to process data

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 01:09
British researchers want to build a huge network of personal smartphones to process data overnight.

How your diet could influence the age of your menopause

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:31
A study finds a diet rich in oily fish may help to delay natural menopause, while carbs hasten it.

The people fighting pollution with plastic-free periods

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:07
Disposable tampons and menstrual pads can contain plastics and are often flushed into water systems.

Menstrual cup: Meet YouTube's plastic-free vloggers

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:06
Kim and Amanda are dedicated to educating women about plastic-free reusable period products.

Debut novelist reveals how sickle cell disease inspired her book

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 16:31
Debut novelist Adebayo Ayobami reveals how sickle cell disease inspired her book.

Plogging fitness trend sees runners picking up litter

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 16:01
Joggers are picking up litter in a fitness trend that has come to the UK from Sweden.

'He started going blue so we had to give CPR'

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:00
Alec Brown saved his baby son's life using recently-acquired CPR skills.

Ruaridh Brown: Father saves baby son's life with CPR

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:04
Just weeks after taking a first aid course, Alec Brown had to put his new skills into practice on his son.

'The NHS treatment that caused my cancer'

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 01:38
Thousands want answers after being infected with hepatitis C and HIV from contaminated blood products.

Body cameras deter attacks and abuse at Welsh hospitals

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 00:45
Security staff at five of Wales' health boards now wear recording devices to try to deter violence.

A Gym Thing: The play with weighty issues

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 00:14
A Gym Thing is a play, set during an hour-long workout, which tackles the body-image disorder "bigorexia".

Nigeria’s deadly codeine cough syrup epidemic

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 00:12
With thousands in Nigeria addicted to codeine cough syrup, BBC Africa goes undercover to investigate.

'Hiding at the back of the gym crying'

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 00:57
Craig Toley reveals how he dealt with a cancer diagnosis as men are urged to talk more about the illness.

Five things you might be surprised affect weight

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 00:15
Why do some struggle more to lose weight than others?

New Wales Down's syndrome test 'to cut miscarriage risk'

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:15
Pregnant women in Wales will become the first in the UK to receive a non-invasive test for Down's syndrome.