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Yemen crisis: 85,000 children 'dead from malnutrition'

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 00:31
Many thousands of under-fives have died from deprived diets due to the war, a leading charity warns.

E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 22:36
At least 50 people in the US and Canada have been infected, health officials say.

Terror survivors: Mental health services must improve 'dramatically'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 21:50
Terror survivors say there is a severe lack of long-term support to process psychological trauma.

Parents 'not wholly to blame for child weight gain'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:44
A study suggests parents adapt their feeding styles in line with a child's natural weight and size.

William talks of being 'tipped over the edge'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:30
The Duke of Cambridge said he "felt things" he "never felt before" following 999 calls as a pilot.

Harvey's gang: 11-year-old haemophilia patient trades place with doctor

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:02
James McGleenan, 11, swaps places with his doctor to find out what happens when blood is taken.

Sugar tax on soft drinks raises £154m

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:59
Income from the levy, which began in April, is on track to meet the estimate of £240m for the year.

The hospitals that 'never treat patients on time'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:00
Nearly one in five local hospital services have failed to hit their key waiting time targets for a whole year.

I'm A Celeb's Anne Hegerty opens up about Asperger's

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:58
Fans watched her speak about her condition with former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and other campmates.

Stress damages many people's sex life - survey

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:56
A 5 Live survey on attitudes to sex finds the stress of modern living is taking a toll in the bedroom.

Blood transfusions 'absolutely critical' for Essex boy Henry

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:07
The parents of a boy with a rare blood disease plea for more donors over the festive period.

The crunch of an apple makes me want to run away

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:26
Margot Noel has misophonia, which means "hatred of sound". Noises that may be annoying to some people cause her real distress.

'Legal highs': Street dealers now main source of supply after ban

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:39
While a ban has led to a "considerable reduction" in use of the drugs, street dealers are active.

Medication for mental health: Call to 'end pill-shaming'

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:16
The Royal College of Psychiatrists says it's worried some people are not getting the help they need.

US Olympian Michael Johnson on the shock of his stroke and recovery

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:20
The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.

Deaf boy's amazing reaction to Makaton bedtime story

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:17
Mum Laura McCartney says her son Tom, who has complex medical needs, was "enthralled" to see a story told "in his language".

Blackpool hospital medic held over 'poisoning' claims

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:05
The allegations relate to alleged mistreatment and neglect of some stroke patients in Blackpool.

Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:22
The contact lens was designed to help people with diabetes monitor their glucose levels

Hyponatraemia Inquiry: GMC investigates two doctors

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:57
The doctors were involved in the care of Claire Roberts who died at a Belfast hospital in 1996.

Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:10
Emily Pratt, six, took part in the treatment trial and can now tolerate foods with traces of peanuts.