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Covid-resistant people inspire new vaccine tactic

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 16:00
Some people exposed to coronavirus didn't get ill. Now researchers want to use that in vaccines.
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Hack leaves fertility clinic medical data at risk

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 15:18
A private fertility clinic and a hospital are among those hit by a ransomware gang.
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Germany coronavirus: Record rise prompts warning of 100,000 deaths

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 13:51
The state of Saxony has the highest rate of infection in Germany and the lowest vaccine take-up.
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Coronavirus births: 'My baby's first word was mask'

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 02:09
How the lingering effects of the pandemic are affecting the lives of new parents and young children.
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Toddlers may be getting hooked on sugar in snacks

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 01:18
Some weaning snacks encourage a sweet tooth from an early age, say health campaigners.
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LGBT fertility policy: Influencers say guidelines place 'unfair financial burden' on them

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 10:52
Influencers Megan and Whitney Bacon-Evans say rules place "unfair financial burden" on LGBTQ+ people.
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Covid in Scotland: 'Nursing shifts left me inconsolable'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 10:07
As vacancies hit a record high, Chloe Burke says she is leaving nursing because the pressure was too much to bear.
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Covid-19: Vaccines to be compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 09:20
Whitehall sources tell the BBC frontline staff will have until the spring to get fully vaccinated.
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US couple on alleged IVF swap: 'Our memories of childbirth will always be tainted'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:01
A California couple was given the wrong embryo by an IVF fertility clinic, according to a lawsuit.
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California couple sue clinic for alleged IVF swap 'horror'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 02:04
Two California couples gave birth to each others’ babies after a mix-up at a fertility clinic , a lawsuit claims.
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Regular 10pm bedtime linked to lower heart risk

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 00:43
Synchronising sleep to match our internal body clock appears to be good for the heart, claim scientists.
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Lesbian couple challenge NHS over 'discriminatory' fertility policy

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 19:09
Influencers Whitney and Megan Bacon-Evans say the rules are unfair to LGBT people.
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David Fuller: Independent inquiry announced into mortuary abuse

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 16:48
The inquiry comes after David Fuller sexually abused the bodies of more than 100 women in hospitals.
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Covid: Unvaccinated urged to come forward before winter

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 09:12
NHS bosses say it's never too later to protect your family at Christmas, whether you're 18 or 80.
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Covid-19: US reopens border to UK travellers after almost two years

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 05:06
After nearly two years, the US lifts its travel ban to UK visitors who have had both Covid vaccine doses.
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Hundred people die challenging terminally ill benefits awards

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 00:18
Around 100 people who were denied fast-tracked disability benefits died while challenging the decision.
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Covid-19: Dr Sharon Hopkins says it's 'so important' for people to get booster vaccine

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 10:59
Dr Susan Hopkins from the UK Health Security Agency warns of a potentially "long and difficult winter".
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Covid: Get booster jabs so we can enjoy Christmas - Javid

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 00:29
The health secretary urges people to join the "national mission" to avoid restrictions over winter.
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Anxiety link to irritable bowel syndrome seen in DNA - research

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 11/06/2021 - 01:21
Scientists have been studying more than 50,000 people with IBS to better understand the condition.
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Covid: Booster jabs to open earlier for booking in England

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 11/06/2021 - 01:13
NHS England is relaxing booking rules to help higher-risk people get their top-up jabs more quickly.
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