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Premature birth test being trialled

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:50
The blood test worked in up to 80% of women in pilot studies, US researchers say.

Supreme Court rejects NI abortion law case

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:22
But a majority of judges say Northern Ireland's existing law is incompatible with human rights in some cases.

'Miracle' Northampton teenager's Paralympic rugby dream

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:24
Kascie Higgins has excelled at wheelchair rugby, despite doctors giving him little chance of reaching his first birthday.

"Miss! Are your classes making me blind?"

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:26
Why spending more time in school and university could be damaging our eyes.

Holidaymakers warned to check travel advice on medicines

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:24
People should check local laws about medication before travelling abroad, the government says.

Young family's life on the 'Island of Grief'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:55
After his wife died of breast cancer, Rupert Murrell decided to make a short film about his family's journey through grief.

The 'Spider-Man' who cheers up sick kids in Nottingham

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:46
Dale Grounds first dressed up as the superhero to help his eight-year-old son Reece, who is autistic.

Make-up: Have YouTube stars boosted beauty sales?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:14
More money is being spent on make-up than ever before. How much do we spend, and has YouTube influenced what we buy?

World Cup 2018: England's Danny Rose reveals depression diagnosis

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 23:41
England defender Danny Rose reveals he has had depression, which he says was triggered by a combination of injury and family tragedy.

PM to give 'significant' cash to the NHS

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:44
An increase in the NHS's budget is expected to be announced in July, the health secretary says.

The cracker test that can show how well you digest carbs

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:56
Chewing a cracker for 30 seconds could reveal how well you tolerate foods like rice, pasta and bread.

Tips for dealing with hay fever symptoms

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:25
Aside from shutting yourself indoors for the next two months, what can help reduce those pesky symptoms?

How to do a breast examination

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:52
Jennifer Rusby from The Royal Marsden shows how women should check themselves for breast cancer.

100 Women: The modern face of the 'DIY abortion'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:37
Global online searches for abortion pills have more than doubled over the last decade, BBC analysis of Google searches shows.

Loris Karius: How did Liverpool goalkeeper play on with concussion?

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 07:09
The Liverpool goalkeeper was diagnosed with concussion five days after the Champions League final, but did it affect him during the game?

Pomegranate contamination kills woman in Australia

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:48
Her death from hepatitis A is a "rare and tragic" case caused by a frozen product, authorities say.

'How a TV show led to my cancer diagnosis'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:10
Maren and Margaret saw journalist Victoria Derbyshire speak about her breast cancer on The Real Full Monty.

Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid - Dr Xand van Tulleken

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:08
Low-carb diets have been around for a while. But did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters - and Dr Xand van Tulleken says it's the beige ones you really have to watch out for.

Tourette's boy is 'not making it up'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:07
A family with two sons with Tourette's have suffered online abuse since appearing on TV.

Inside a huge medical-grade cannabis farm

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 00:45
Canada is on the verge of legalising marijuana for recreational use. The BBC visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the world's largest.

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