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How Amsterdam is reducing child obesity

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:45
Rising rates of childhood obesity are a global problem - but in Amsterdam they are falling.

How parents' arguments really affect their children

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 00:51
It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly.

Dementia patient to show she can run London Marathon

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 00:04
Sue Strachan, who has early onset dementia, wants to show it's possible to live well with the disease.

Lily Bailey busts four myths about OCD

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 06:53
Model and writer Lily Bailey wants to change how people talk about obsessive-compulsive disorder.

India's Gorakhpur hospital: The night the children died

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 01:38
Did lack of oxygen really cause the deaths of 30 children in one night at an Indian hospital?

The Bucket List: Seeing things for the last time

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 10:09
Eight-year-old Alexa is going blind and has created a list of things she wants to see before that happens.

Paramedics set to prescribe medicines

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 00:57
Up to seven out of 10 people currently seen by paramedics may need help but not a hospital visit.

Hospital's 'artificial feeding' letter to mothers criticised

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 00:12
The hospital described mothers who use formula milk as "artificially" feeding babies.

NHS no to dandruff and diarrhoea treatment

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:42
Crackdown on 35 "minor" treatments in cost cutting drive by NHS bosses - but patient group concerned about poorest.

We've not got enough beds or staff - NHS bosses

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 00:36
Managers warn 2018-19 will be hard with one in 12 posts vacant and hospitals short of up to 15,000 beds.

Me and my endometriosis: 12 women share their stories

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 00:09
Endometriosis affects about 1 in 10 women. These incredible ladies are speaking out after spending years in agonising pain, fighting to get a diagnosis.

Viola player Chris Goldscheider wins landmark case

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:58
A musician who suffered a life-changing hearing injury won a High Court judgement against the Royal Opera House.

Aziza Oubaita on the fight of her life

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 20:26
This 46-year-old French flyweight boxer has successfully recovered from a heart transplant.

Man has 'world's worst' super-gonorrhoea

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:26
It is the first ever case that is resistant to the main antibiotic treatment.

Male suicide: 'His death was the missing piece of the jigsaw'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:15
Friends and family members left behind after a suicide tell the stories of the men they have lost.

The dangers that lurk in your bathroom

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:26
A study claims bacteria is present in rubber ducks. But what other unexpected risks are in your bathroom?

Richard Bacon: 'My ADHD is who I am'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:21
Former BBC Radio 5 live presenter Richard Bacon has been diagnosed with ADHD at 42.

Welsh health boards' deficit reaches £163m

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 07:02
Four Welsh health boards now have a combined rolling deficit of £360m over three years.

Carers 'need mandatory LGBT training'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:28
Discrimination against LGBT people is "alive and kicking" in the care sector, charities tell the Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Pupil overcomes needle fear to take part in meningitis vaccine trial

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:08
A student says she took part in a meningitis vaccine trial as she wanted to help people in the future.