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Coronavirus: British passenger 'wasn't sure' he could get out of Wuhan

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:06
British passenger describes the journey from the virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan after the spread of coronavirus.

East Kent hospitals: Baby deaths 'could have been prevented'

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 07:53
At least seven babies have died since 2016 at one of the largest hospital groups in England, the BBC finds.

Smear test fear 'cost my sister her life'

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 06:25
More than 100 NI women died from potentially "preventable" cervical cancer between 2013 and 2017.

Problem gambling: Why do some people become addicted?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:04
Over half of Britons gambled in the past year, so why does it become a problem for some?

Wuhan: The London-sized city where the virus began

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 01:30
It may not be as famous as Beijing or Shanghai, but Wuhan is a huge city with global connections.

Can wearing masks stop the spread of viruses?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 01:08
Surgical masks have been used to prevent illness in China for decades.

One in four children 'has too little sleep'

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 01:07
A lack of rest leaves youngsters unable to focus at school, a World Health Organization study says.

Coronavirus: Wuhan to shut public transport over outbreak

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 20:52
Wuhan, a city of nearly nine million, is to temporarily shut public transport amid the outbreak.

Scientists discover 'why stress turns hair white'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 19:36
Acute stress damages stem cells that control hair and skin colour, a study suggests.

Whorlton Hall abuse: Care watchdog wrong not to publish critical 2015 report

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:57
An unpublished report on a hospital for vulnerable adults could have prevented abuse, a review finds.

Coronavirus: UK to monitor flights from China as precaution

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 09:30
The focus will be on flights to Healthrow from Wuhan, the health secretary is to say.

Beyond Veganuary: Is going plant-based a smart way to lose weight?

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 02:08
People with eating disorders may use veganism as a "socially acceptable" restrictive diet, a charity warns.

Burnout: 'Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 01:15
Amber Coster's physical symptoms baffled doctors - until a psychiatrist examined her way of working.

Mental health: How to spot if you are suffering 'burnout'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:15
Nerina Ramlakhan explains the four signs of burnout that people can exhibit, due to stress at work.

Dementia patients being 'dumped in hospital'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:09
One in 10 dementia patients spends over a month in hospital after being admitted as an emergency.

Cardiff hospital trials cooling patients after cardiac arrest

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:09
Andrew Barnett is backing a trial at a hospital a year after he nearly died while playing football.

China coronavirus: What we know so far

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:02
The BBC's online health editor explains what we know about the coronavirus.

New China virus: US announces first case

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 20:18
Nearly 300 people have been infected in the coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, China.

Family told brain-damaged girl no longer qualifies for NHS-funded care

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 17:07
The home care for a nine-year-old girl with damage to 90% of her brain could be cut, a family is told.

‘I used gender transition as a form of escape’

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 17:04
Richard Hoskins says he was not properly assessed, and his transition was a reaction to having lost three children.