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General election: Theresa May denies social care U-turn

3 hours 54 min ago
Revised Tory plans will include an option for an "absolute limit" on total costs following criticism.

Microwave mushrooms 'to keep their goodness', scientists say

7 hours 9 min ago
Grilling and microwaving are the best ways to cook the fungi, a Spanish study says.

Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'

7 hours 28 min ago
Doctors in the UK routinely lied to patients with disorders of sex development known as intersex conditions, the BBC finds.

General election 2017: New warning over social care plans

8 hours 38 min ago
An ex-minister says there is a "lottery" in the way councils use existing deferred payment schemes.

IVF treatment girl returns to Newcastle Centre for Life

9 hours 19 min ago
"I was made out of two tiny little cells in a little glass tube," says seven-year-old Hannah.

Doctor in the house

10 hours 8 min ago
As part of the fight against mental health problems we have a very much underutilised tool - food.

Body over mind

10 hours 54 min ago
Research on the role of the immune system in depression.

Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust

14 hours 45 min ago
Essex police are looking into about 20 deaths, according to the mother of one of those who died.

Reproductive rebels

19 hours 53 min ago
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.

Parkrun triumph for runner who recovered from two strokes

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 15:33
Ben Parker ran the Kesgrave course despite having suffered two strokes caused by a hole in his heart.

Top doc

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 01:06
The World Health Organization is recruiting a boss. Hear from the three candidates for the top job in their own words.

UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 15:06
The UK's first high-energy proton beam machine will offer treatments next year, the firm behind it says.

Cigarettes sold in plain green packs under new rules

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 12:35
Standardised tobacco packaging rules come into force to try to put young people off smoking

Five tips from the ‘happiest man on earth’.

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:53
Renowned expert and author on compassion and happiness Matthieu Ricard, often called the ‘happiest man on earth', offers his five top tips for happiness.

NHS performance data delay 'disappointing', regulator says

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:14
An NHS regulator was advised against publishing performance data by the government.

More than 10,000 defibrillators in public places 'could be faulty'

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:50
Users are urged to check the devices' battery connections, which may not be working properly.

'Spice' ban one year on

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 04:36
It's a year since the ban on so-called legal highs, but has making it illegal stopped people from using it?

Shock therapy

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 01:38
ECT has recently been used in some countries as a treatment for children who severely self injure.

Instagram 'worst for young mental health'

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 00:59
Users were asked to score social media platforms on issues including anxiety, loneliness, and body image.

Dementia: Why son fears for mum's future care

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 00:02
The BBC last saw dementia-sufferer Andriani in 2014. Her deterioration has been rapid - while the costs to care for her rise.