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Scotland's drug deaths set to top 1,000

10 hours 30 min ago
New figures are expected to show a record number of people died as a result of drugs last year.

Anorexia: Origins are complex mix of mind and body

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:00
Research shows it is not just a disease of the mind, but also of the body's metabolism.

Knife crime: Doctors see increase in 'punishment stabbings'

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:34
Boys as young as 15 are involved in carrying blades having been groomed to sell drugs, police say.

Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:08
It is the first time Ebola has been diagnosed in Goma, a city of more than a million people.

5G health risks: What's the evidence?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 00:33
Exposure from mobile networks including 5G fall well below limits set by international regulators.

Using archaeology as therapy for veterans

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 00:11
Servicemen and women trying to overcome the effects of war are digging at the Battle of Waterloo site.

Dementia risk linked to healthy lifestyle

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 16:03
Research suggests up to a third of cases may be preventable with lifestyle changes.

Ministers may advise on how much sleep people need

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 05:27
The advice is expected to form part of a series of proposals aimed at improving public health.

Emerade adrenaline pens: Warning over faulty allergy injectors

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 13:25
Some Emerade pens have blocked needles so patients are advised to carry a spare one at all times.

'I'm glad I have alopecia'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:08
Young Reporter Kacey shares her journey of living with alopecia since the age of six.

East of England 999 software risks missing sepsis

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 04:47
The East of England Ambulance Service says it is working to improve diagnoses by call handlers.

Babies 'don't need tongue-tie surgery to feed'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 01:16
Babies with tongue-ties rarely need surgery to help them feed, a US study suggests.

Good gut bacteria 'helps starving children'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 01:13
A diet of bananas and peanuts boosted key gut microbes in Bangladeshi children, a study found.

Rory Cellan-Jones: 'My proton beam therapy diary'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 00:07
Rory Cellan-Jones kept a video diary of the proton beam therapy he received for his eye tumour.

Little girl treated with brain electrodes

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 18:31
A young girl has undergone surgery to have electrodes implanted deep into her brain.

NHS waiting list hits record high amid pensions row

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:06
More than 4 million people in England are waiting for routine treatment.

Olympic champion Barker reveals struggle with endometriosis

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 06:46
Olympic champion cyclist Elinor Barker tells BBC Sport Wales the pain caused by endometriosis almost forced her to quit the sport.

Are sugary drinks causing cancer?

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 01:00
A study suggests a link for both fizzy pop and and fruit juices, although the reason is not clear.

'I gave my daughter something which killed her'

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 00:18
Annie McVey’s teenage daughter died in 2000 from the human form of mad cow disease, vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).

Pollution warning over car tyre and brake dust

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 00:02
Even going electric won't stop cars polluting city streets, government advisers say.