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Doctor in the house

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:02
As part of the fight against mental health problems we have a very much underutilised tool - food.

Body over mind

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:16
Research on the role of the immune system in depression.

Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:26
Essex police are looking into about 20 deaths, according to the mother of one of those who died.

Reproductive rebels

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 00:17
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.

Chester hospital baby deaths to be investigated by police

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:14
Countess of Chester hospital recorded a "higher than usual" mortality rate.

ASOS backlash for listing UK size 10 as 'large'

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:52
A Twitter user called out the online retailer after seeing a pair of UK size 10 shorts listed as 'large'.

Mum's warning after daughter dies of meningitis W

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:56
Lauren Sandell was 18 years old when she died from the disease, a few months after starting university.

Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:23
Strength, balance and movement exercises help teenagers avoid injury, a study says.

Can too much caffeine kill you?

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 13:19
After 16-year-old Davis Cripe died in the US after drinking caffeine too quickly.