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Yearly prostate checks benefit some men aged 40 plus

BBC Health News Feed - 1 hour 22 min ago
Targeted annual PSA screening could spot early, treatable cancers in high-risk men, researchers say.
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Severe pregnancy illness: 'I won't have another baby'

BBC Health News Feed - 1 hour 57 min ago
Laura Anderson shares her experience of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) during her pregnancy two years ago.
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Aneurin Bevan health board: Trainee doctors 'scared to come to work'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 22:58
A report raises concerns about chronic understaffing and excessive workloads at one hospital.
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Covid: No 10 'keeping a close eye' on rising cases

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 19:23
But Boris Johnson says the rollout of a Plan B to control the virus in England has not been discussed.
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Duchess of Cambridge warns addiction can happen to anyone

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 15:43
The Duchess of Cambridge warns of the "devastating impact" of the pandemic on addiction rates.
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Covid-19: New mutation of Delta variant under close watch in UK

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 12:11
Scientists are studying it to better understand how much of a threat it may pose.
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Alta Fixsler: 'Right to die at home' Salford girl, 2, dies in hospice

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 09:37
A judge ruled Alta Fixsler's life support should be withdrawn in a hospice rather than at home.
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'Heaviest' kidneys removed in high-risk operation

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 06:37
Warren Higgs speaks before and after having his kidneys, which weighed more than five stone (35kg), removed.
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Covid: Why are UK cases so high?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 02:03
The UK has higher infections than most of its neighbours, as scientists fear a difficult winter.
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Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 00:04
The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.
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Baby loss awareness: Our experience should not be a 'whispered secret'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 23:00
Doctors booked a termination for Sharon Gorvett, but no one discussed her options with her.
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Covid: Is the pace of the vaccine booster rollout too slow?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 16:52
Critics worry the rollout is happening too slowly in England to best protect people ahead of winter.
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Great Ormond Street: Girl's heart transplant helping to cut wait times

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 16:30
Lucy is thought to be the oldest child to receive a donor heart that did not match her blood type.
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Tom Parker: Brain cancer treatment needs 'massive improvement'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 15:40
After the Wanted star's diagnosis, he wants to raise awareness to improve treatment and research.
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Positive trial results for Valneva Covid vaccine

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 14:45
Blood results show it gets the body to mount an immune response to fight coronavirus.
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Covid in Scotland: Vaccine passport scheme enforceable by law

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 08:58
Nightclubs and large events can only allow entry to people who can show they have had two Covid jabs.
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Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 00:04
Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert says medical science has transformed ambitions for new vaccines.
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Covid tests: I trusted my PCR results

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:35
People share their stories of having negative PCR tests after positive lateral flow results.
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Investigation ordered into Wolverhampton Covid lab test failings

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:28
A lab in Wolverhampton is suspended as 43,000 people in England and Wales are potentially affected.
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Covid test lab in Wolverhampton suspended over wrong results

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 09:43
Around 43,000 people may have been wrongly told their test for Covid-19 was negative.
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