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Do you know blood cancer symptoms?

BBC Health News - 20/09/2017
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.

Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

BBC Health News - 20/09/2017
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.

Life-extending lung cancer drug approved

BBC Health News - 20/09/2017
A drug denied to restaurant critic AA Gill on the NHS will now be made available to patients in England.

Miscarriage study points to IVF success chances

BBC Health News - 20/09/2017
Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive.

Meningitis not on GP's diagnostic radar, inquest hears

BBC Health News - 19/09/2017
Kate Pierce was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis and suffered severe brain damage.

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn

BBC Health News - 19/09/2017
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.

Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder 'monster'

BBC Health News - 19/09/2017
The Bake Off winner talks candidly about how her "life revolves around not falling apart".

Measles vaccine: 'I cheated my daughter'

BBC Health News - 19/09/2017
Jo Walton's daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later.

Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'

BBC Health News - 19/09/2017
Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.

BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump.

Driver charged over Edinburgh hospital bus crash

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
Eight people were injured when the double decker hit an overhead walkway at Edinburgh's Western General

Southern Health NHS Trust admits guilt over Connor Sparrowhawk's death

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
Southern Health admits breaching health and safety law over the death of patient Connor Sparrowhawk.

Kate Pierce's brain damage after meningitis misdiagnosis

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
Kate Pierce died in 2013 seven years after a doctor misdiagnosed her meningitis as tonsillitis.

Isle of Man abortion bill: Nearly 3,000 responses submitted in consultation

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
Thousands of people respond to a public consultation on proposals to change Manx abortion laws.

Puppy training to save life of allergy boy Mason Hale

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
Golden retriever Storm will be trained to raise the alarm when the six-year-old has a potentially fatal reaction.

Have you got the wrong impression about schizophrenia?

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
It doesn't mean you have a split personality or that you always become violent, a charity campaign says.

'Kinder treatments in pipeline' for child brain cancer

BBC Health News - 18/09/2017
Researchers discover that there are seven types of most common malignant child brain cancer.

Dame Tessa Jowell has brain cancer, family says

BBC Health News - 17/09/2017
The Labour peer and former MP was diagnosed in May, her daughter-in-law announces.

Hyperemesis gravidarum: 'It's crippling sickness'

BBC Health News - 16/09/2017
One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life.

Roger Bainton: Surgeon struck off for harming patients

BBC Health News - 15/09/2017
Roger Bainton carried out dozens of unnecessary operations and "experimental procedures".