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Completely 'locked-in' patients can communicate

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 01:31
Patients with no control over their body answer questions as a computer interprets brain signals.

Scientists communicate with Locked-in patients

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 22:19
New research could mean locked-in patients can now communicate.

Bangladeshi girl may be first female with 'tree man syndrome'

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 21:36
Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun, 10, developed the first bark-like warts on her face four months ago.

Breast pumps baffle airport staff

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 16:33
Mums share the difficulties of needing to pump milk on the road

Down and anxious

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 16:06
As a new national commission for loneliness is launched, two women share their experiences.

Breast tattoo service for cancer patients

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 14:40
Demand for a free monthly service to provide nipple tattoos for women who have undergone reconstructive breast surgery after cancer soars.

8,000 high risk drinkers died without accessing treatment

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 06:36
Thousands of high risk drinkers died in Wales without accessing alcohol treatment services, a report finds.

Can children learn to like green veg?

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 06:11
Research finds that eating something you do not like on a regular basis, can make you like it more.

Malaria drugs fail for first time on patients in UK

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 06:00
The drug combination was unable to cure four patients, who had all visited Africa, doctors say.

Girl, 9, diagnosed with 'one in a million' BPAN disorder

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 02:15
Heidi Cooke is one of 100 people in the world with a rare condition likened to Parkinson's disease.

Bacteria boost

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 22:17
Can you change your gut bacteria for the better? Michael Mosley investigates for Trust Me I'm A Doctor.

Loneliness tips from 90-year-old published

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 20:18
Derek Taylor, 90, wrote tips on tackling loneliness, which have now been been published.

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