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Callum Cartlidge: Boy, 8, 'failed' by Worcestershire hospital

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 15:42
A coroner said Callum Cartlidge's death would have been prevented if a blood test had been done.

Failings in learning disability deaths, report finds

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 14:51
A review, commissioned after the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, found failings in one in eight deaths.

Regular fast food eating linked to fertility issues in women

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:22
Women who eat fast food regularly and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests.

Obesity and BMI: 'If I wasn't this size I wouldn't have a job'

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:53
Three people talk about how they don't worry about being classed as obese because they need to be bigger for their jobs.

The Teesside gym with treadmills for toddlers

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:08
Andy Gray runs GymFants in Teesside and it's an exercise class with a difference.

Xanax: Children as young as 11 taking anxiety drug

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 17:59
Children are "self-medicating" with an anxiety drug often sold to them by schoolmates, the BBC finds.

Thousands of calls made to breast screen error helpline

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 17:44
It follows revelations that 450,000 women have not been invited for breast scans since 2009.

'It's about celebrating life - not doom and gloom'

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:48
Paul Meisak is making an online diary after being told his cancer is incurable.

'She was bandaged from head to toe with eczema'

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 14:01
One mum's experience of her daughter's eczema drove her to set up a charity to help others.

New peanut allergy blood test developed

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 12:06
Scientists say the new test avoids the risks of other tests and is more cost-efficient.

Dying woman's family witnessed Tawel Fan ward 'chaos'

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:09
A family says a former north Wales elderly mental health ward was "like a circus".

Bath additives for child eczema ineffective, study finds

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:51
Experts say the findings suggest the NHS could better spend the £23m each year it costs for the treatment.

Scientists build 'synthetic embryos'

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:47
They were made in a dish from mouse stem cells and resembled an embryo of about three days old.

Breast screening error angers survivor and family of deceased

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:35
A man said his wife might have survived breast cancer if she had been scanned and diagnosed earlier.

What is it like to be sectioned?

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:05
Four people talk about their experiences of being detained under the Mental Health Act.

Hidden fats: What’s underneath your skin?

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:03
Sushi, 29, is an average-sized, healthy woman on the outside - but what about on the inside?

Breast screening error: What went wrong?

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:32
How does England's breast screening programme work and what went wrong?

David Goodall: Scientist, 104, begins trip to end his life

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:56
David Goodall is not terminally ill but wants to die, and resents that he cannot elect to do so in Australia.

270 women could have had 'lives shortened'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:45
Jeremy Hunt says "there may be between 135 and 270 women who had their lives shortened as a result" of an IT problem.

Breast screening error 'affects 450,000 women'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:02
Women in England did not receive a letter to their final routine breast examination before their 70th birthday.