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Lorde isn't here for unsolicited acne advice

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:01
The singer posted an Instagram story about the unhelpful things people say to acne sufferers like her.

Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:30
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:31
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.

Debtors with mental health problems need 'breathing space'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:14
Charities say people with mental health problems should be given "breathing space" to sort out debts.

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:02
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.

Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:43
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.

Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:50
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.

Autism: Scientists take 'first steps' towards biological test

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:45
Differences were found in blood proteins between children with and without autism, a study says.

How baby stroke survivors' brains adapt

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:43
They use the right sides of their brain for language instead of the normal left side.

Inquiry call after Trudy Jones' cardiac arrest death

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:30
Family of Trudy Jones want to find out why she became an unknowing participant in a drugs trial.

New clinic for victims of sexual violence

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:14
Women who have been raped often cannot face going to the doctors for intimate examinations.

Life after Ebola

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 01:37
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.

Mum's Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome action call

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:49
Mum recounts losing one twin in the womb while other survived

'Move your van' note left on ambulance in Tunstall

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 17:46
The writer told paramedics to move and she did not care if "the whole street had collapsed".

Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:28
The family of epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley, six, says he has fewer seizures after taking the drug.

'I forgot my mum had died'

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 00:26
After waking from a coma following a brain injury, Peter was forced to grieve all over again.

Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:44
Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested.

Patient's chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:04
Peter Maggs' chest wall was rebuilt using the technology after a large tumour was removed.

What you need to know about bread

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:06
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer - so should we be worried about eating bread?

DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:12
A genetic study will look at whether damage was done to the DNA of veterans who saw nuclear weapon tests.