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Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?
5/22/2018 7:46:48 PM   Source : BBC Health
Artificial sweeteners offer a sweet taste without the calories, but are they healthy?

Are we using too much Calpol?
5/22/2018 7:22:51 PM   Source : BBC Health
Thousands of litres are sold in the UK every year but do we use it at the right times?

£13.4m claw back over NHS Wales waiting time failures
5/22/2018 2:45:25 PM   Source : BBC Health
Three health boards fail to qualify for a share of £50m extra cash for improving waiting times.

Blitz on sweet treats sees slow start
5/22/2018 10:32:16 AM   Source : BBC Health
The sugar hit in puddings, biscuits and chocolate remains high despite a crackdown.

Lini Puthussery: India's 'hero' nurse who died battling Nipah virus
5/22/2018 7:58:18 AM   Source : BBC Health
Lini Puthussery is among 10 people who died in the viral outbreak in India's southern Kerala state.

Hundreds of ambulance staff work days lost due to abuse
5/22/2018 5:31:26 AM   Source : BBC Health
There have been 2,278 reported incidents of abuse on ambulance staff since 2012/2013, figures show.

Dementia-friendly lunches served at Norwich restaurant
5/22/2018 5:20:45 AM   Source : BBC Health
A restaurant aims to give diners with dementia and their carers the "best possible time".

Doctors explain Michael Jackson's impossible dance move
5/21/2018 11:52:59 PM   Source : BBC Health
Spine experts reveal the improbable dynamics of the "Smooth Criminal" lean.

An egg a day to keep the doctor away?
5/21/2018 8:28:43 PM   Source : BBC Health
A study in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of a stroke

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly
5/21/2018 8:20:37 PM   Source : BBC Health
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.

Drug addicts in Scotland 'waiting up to six months' for treatment
5/21/2018 7:01:22 PM   Source : BBC Health
Experts say more people with drug and alcohol problems should be fast-tracked for treatment.

Missing microbes 'cause' childhood cancer
5/21/2018 2:50:53 PM   Source : BBC Health
Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia, says a UK scientist.

BBC presenter Rachael Bland reveals 'incurable' cancer
5/21/2018 11:00:40 AM   Source : BBC Health
Cancer blogger Rachael Bland says she is now a 'lab rat', as her hopes rest on clinical trials.

Iran mushroom poisoning: More than 800 sick from deadly fungi
5/21/2018 9:21:08 AM   Source : BBC Health
At least 11 die and 800 fall ill after eating the deadly fungi in the west of the country.

‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain'
5/21/2018 7:28:44 AM   Source : BBC Health
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court.

Patients lose hip replacement court case
5/21/2018 6:51:16 AM   Source : BBC Health
Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement "not defective" in group action at High Court.

Period power brings free sanitary towels to school
5/21/2018 4:16:53 AM   Source : BBC Health
A group of teenagers at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.

Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'
5/20/2018 11:53:23 PM   Source : BBC Health
Four to five sessions a week are needed to stop the main arteries to the heart from furring up.

Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu
5/20/2018 7:14:56 PM   Source : BBC Health
José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.

Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
5/20/2018 5:36:53 PM   Source : BBC Health
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.

Comfort box gives Norfolk cancer patients a 'little lift'
5/19/2018 7:26:49 PM   Source : BBC Health
The kindness in a box that is making a huge difference to women undergoing chemotherapy.

Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?
5/19/2018 7:25:54 PM   Source : BBC Health
Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?

Mental Health Awareness Week: 'My camera helped me beat anxiety'
5/19/2018 7:07:21 PM   Source : BBC Health
A photographer's portraits of strangers helped him to overcome his mental health problems.

The little girl who can't enjoy the summer
5/18/2018 7:58:54 AM   Source : BBC Health
Seven-year-old Harper Mitchell Hyslop has rare lung condition which makes it difficult to be in any heat.

What do people want to happen at life's end?
5/17/2018 6:40:16 PM   Source : BBC Health
A hospice charity wants people to talk more about dying and bereavement.

Singapore's measures to reduce short-sightedness
5/17/2018 1:42:11 PM   Source : BBC Health
As global rates of short-sightedness - or myopia - increase around the world, Singapore is hoping to buck the trend with three simple but innovative solutions.

Young encouraged to speak out over mental health
5/17/2018 1:07:15 PM   Source : BBC Health
"Mental health is really hard to express in words" - one of the reasons See Me Scotland is launching a survey about young people's mental health.

Mum wants postnatal depression awareness after dad's suicide
5/17/2018 12:17:24 PM   Source : BBC Health
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.

Josh Cullip: Coping with dementia at 11 years old
5/16/2018 5:42:18 AM   Source : BBC Health
Josh has a rare genetic condition and is losing his memory but feels "positive" about his future.

Rap producer Steel Banglez opens up about mental health
5/15/2018 7:02:02 PM   Source : BBC Health
Rap producer Steel Banglez shares his struggles with depression and how he was able to overcome it.

Why Ebola keeps coming back
5/13/2018 7:42:11 PM   Source : BBC Health
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.

Check the key targets in your area
5/10/2018 12:46:18 PM   Source : BBC Health
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

NHS: How much does it spend on the private sector?
5/8/2018 11:41:29 AM   Source : BBC Health
NHS spending on the private sector was just over £9bn last year.

'Not just for naughty boys': The rise in adult ADHD pills
5/7/2018 10:46:56 PM   Source : BBC Health
More than 1.6 million prescriptions for ADHD medication were dispensed last year - double 10 years ago.
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